Mrs Meltem Koning-Gungormez > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne

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Meltem Koning-Gungormez specializes in corporate/M&A, private equity, venture capital and international restructurings.


Meltem has extensive sell-side and buy-side experience in mid-market mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs, exits, investments, corporate venturing transactions and strategic cooperations. Meltem’s clients include both foreign and Dutch private equity and venture capital investors as well as corporates, financial institutions and entrepreneurs in the technology, media-, telecom and retail sectors. Most of her work has a significant cross-border connection, building on her broad international network and extensive experience at international top tier firms both in Amsterdam and New York.

Meltem is part of the Technology Transactions Team of Van Doorne, where she consolidates her PE/VC practice and technology M&A expertise, combining the ‘best in class’ privacy, IP, IT and Fintech practice groups of Van Doorne, into a seamless ‘Tech M&A’ proposition that is unique in the Dutch M&A market.


Dutch, English, Turkish

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Netherlands > Industry focus: retail

Van Doorne leverages its sizeable team to advise a range of clients on the full breadth of mandates in the retail practice area. Lisette Bieleveld litigates on behalf of domestic and international companies and organisations with regard to commercial contracts, including international agency, franchise and distribution contracts. IT law expert Elisabeth Thole focuses on privacy-related matters, covering compliance advice and contentious matters in the retail sector. Specialist in M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, Meltem Koning-Gungormez deals with innovative and impact investments, acquisitions and divestments for corporates and financial institutions in the technology, food and retail sectors. Koning-Gungormez also advises founders and shareholders of innovative retail companies on buy-outs, exits and strategic cooperations, frequently handling transactions with a cross-border nexus. Senior associate Joost Volkers is the key contact for distressed retail matters involving restructuring and recovery.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

Experienced specialist in IP law Kriek Wille heads Van Doorne‘s IP and media team. Wille not only advises international TV producers and global production companies in IP disputes but also represents clients in unfair competition cases, publicity, advertisement and sponsorship mandates. As a skilled practitioner in M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, Meltem Koning-Gungormez  advises corporates and financial institutions involved in the media sector on the impact of investments, acquisitions and divestments. Associate Dominique Geerts is an integral support to clients dealing with media-related IP disputes.