Harry Rek > BarentsKrans > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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2514 EA The Hague
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Harry has extensive experience with complex international transactions, often a combination of M&A and strategic commercial contracts. He led transactions in the Dutch telecoms, energy and waste management markets, and in and outside the Netherlands for IT and media companies, as well as hotel transactions. In the Dutch market he is also active in private equity transactions, from small investments in innovative companies to complex exit transactions. He also advises start-ups and young businesses on their structure and commercial contracts, and more established companies on their corporate governance. Clients praise him for his practical “hands on” attitude, combined with sound business judgment and a good understanding of the commercial objectives of his clients.

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Netherlands > Private equity

BarentsKrans is noted for its ‘strong capabilities’ in domestic private equity and venture capital transactions, in addition to assisting overseas private equity funds with cross-border mandates, namely inbound investments. Harry Rek leads the practice and has demonstrable experience advising regional development companies looking to invest in start-ups and SMEs, particularly in the technology, biotechnology, safety and security sectors. Rhamsey Croes is another key contact in the team.