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Wytse Huidekoper

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Corporate (M&A) and finance (secured lending).


Wytse Huidekoper is a partner within the firm. He specialises in corporate law focusing on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He assists clients in management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, private equity and venture capital transactions. He also has extensive experience with finance transactions and secured lending.


Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar in 2008.

Loyens & Loeff, December 2007-March 2014.

(New York July 2011 – August 2013);

De Breij Evers Boon 2014-2018.

Partner De Breij Ever Boon 2015-2018.

deBreij since January 2018.


Dutch and English.


Dutch Bar Association.


University of Amsterdam (Civil law).


Music and travel.


Commercial, corporate and M&a

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a

deBreij is a prominent, specialist corporate/M&A firm that excels on mid-market deals. 'It is fast moving, highly engaged, and takes the initiative to create solutions and is strategically strong'. It counts Aalberts Industries and  3i, as well as banks, among its client roster and in recent work it acted for Klett Lernen on the acquisition of Thieme Meulenhoff from ING Corporate Investments. 'Fast strategic thinker' Joris Boon, Laura Overes, and Wytse Huidekoper are the key lawyers in the team together with Dennis de Breij whose 'delivery is as superior as a big name lawyer – he was creative in deal structuring and was able to manage the negotiations with a good sense of humour'.

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