Mr Onno Boerstra > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
JACHTHAVENWEG 121
1081 KM AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Onno Boerstra photo

Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Position

Onno specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and buyouts and management participations. Several independent, international surveys have specifically recommended Onno in these areas. Onno represents various Dutch and foreign companies, private equity funds and other investors, mainly in cross-border transactions. He also frequently acts for management teams in buy-outs.

Career

Onno has a broad managerial experience. He was managing partner at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in Curaçao, where he was responsible for managing and reorganizing the Curaçao and Aruban offices. Onno likewise served as the managing partner at Van Doorne’s Amsterdam office from 2007 to 2010. Since 2018 he is the firm’s senior partner.

Rankings:

Number 1 ranking in Mergermarket Benelux League Table 2011

Number 1 ranking in M&A deals Netherlands 2018: both Volume and Value

Nominated as Best M&A Lawyer by Dutch M&A Awards 2018 and 2020

Best M&A lawyer (Gouden Zandloper) Netherlands 2017 and 2019

Languages

English, German and Dutch.

Memberships

Onno is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Dutch Law, VU University Amsterdam; Master of Laws (LL.M) Cornell Law School, New York.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a

(Leading individuals)

Onno BoerstraVan Doorne

Van Doorne’s ‘brilliant’ team covers M&A, public to private and joint venture transactions, placing clear emphasis on the upper mid-market. Practice head Jeroen Sombezki has a track record in TMT-related deals and is supported by Onno Boerstra whose expertise lies in cross-border M&A and buy-out transactions. Other industries of activity include energy, fintech, financial services, healthcare and life sciences.