Mr Eelco Bijkerk > Stek > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Leidseplein 29
1017 PS Amsterdam

Work Department



Eelco is a specialist in corporate law. He advises private equity firms, corporates and financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate law issues. He also regularly works with international law firms on cross-border transactions. Eelco has particular expertise in private equity transactions and regularly acts for a number of leading Dutch mid-market private equity funds.


2015: partner Stek
2011: senior associate Stek
2006: associate Allen & Overy LLP


Dutch, English


Netherlands Bar (2006)


University of Groningen.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Private equity

Stek‘s private equity practice is jointly led by Eelco Bijkerk, Ruben Tros and Maarten van der Graaf. Noted for its focus on mid-market transactions in the Netherlands, the firm has a strong profile among Dutch private equity funds, portfolio companies and management teams. It draws upon strengths in multiple disciplines to cover a wide ambit of transactional and operational matters for clients; areas of expertise include corporate, finance, dispute resolution and competition. The varied work includes investments in new portfolio companies, add-on acquisitions, finance transactions and refinancings, and general commercial issues. Ruben Tros and Maarten van der Graaf are names to note.

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a

Eelco BijkerkDierik Cras and Maarten van der Graaf are senior members of the team at Stek, who advise private equity houses, financial institutions and corporates across a broad range of sectors on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate law issues. The group also works with international firms on cross-border mandates. Rim Roomberg joined as senior associate from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.