Leading law firm AKD Benelux Lawyers welcomes Wouter Kros as partner into its Corporate / M&A practice as of 1 June 2022. Wouter joins AKD from Loyens & Loeff, where he worked for 14 years covering M&A work for public and private companies. He has a strong track record of domestic and cross-border transactions where he has acted for clients including financial sponsors and corporates.

Carlos Pita Cao, head of AKD’s Corporate M&A practice on Wouter’s arrival: “The appointment of Wouter is an important step in further strengthening our Corporate / M&A capabilities. AKD successfully implemented its Benelux strategy and, next to serving its solid domestic client base, strongly focuses on international transactions for corporates and PE sponsors as well. Our strategy is aimed at continuing to grow our Corporate / M&A practice. Wouter brings a great deal of experience in advising on many highly visible cross-border transactions for private and listed companies. His arrival at AKD perfectly complements and adds to our current M&A offering, and we are pleased to broaden our offering with him joining the firm.”

Wouter on joining AKD: “I am delighted to join AKD’s successful practice and to contribute to its further growth. There is a great vibe within the firm and I look forward to working with the enthusiastic group of talented professionals. I believe the firm is well placed to further grow its M&A and PE transactional practice over the coming years.”

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