Mr Erwin Rademakers > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 59280

Work Department

Corporate / M&A


Managing partner


Erwin Rademakers is managing partner at AKD. He also advises clients on company law restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. Erwin operates mainly in Japan, Korea and China, but he also acts for many Dutch, American and German clients. His clients are frequently involved in holding and operating companies in the Netherlands. Erwin specialises in cross-border restructuring projects and large and medium-scale mergers and acquisitions.

Erwin’s clientèle includes large, international companies with branches all over the world, such as Fortune 500, private equity and venture capital companies and state-owned enterprises. Erwin also advises numerous large and medium-sized national businesses and organisations.

Clients appreciate Erwin’s no-nonsense views, his involvement and direct approach and, above all, his clear insight during difficult negotiations.

Erwin is leading AKD’s successful Benelux strategy with which the firm made a transition from being a purely Dutch firm to a full-service organisation that is the gateway from, to and in the Benelux. This strategy has turned out to be extremely successful in terms of both turnover and reputation in the market.

Erwin was a member of AKD’s executive board from 2006 to 2010. In September 2014 he was appointed managing partner. He is and was a board member of various organisations and institutions, including Dujat, the Dutch Japanese Trade Federation.


Dutch, English, German

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

AKD‘s practice is notably active in handling the Dutch law aspects of cross-border bank financing transactions. Its work spans areas such as real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and structured finance. One of the main contacts at the firm is Vincent Bettonville, who has over 20 years of experience in this space. He works with managing partner Erwin Rademakers and Jasper Verhoog.