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Commercial, corporate and M&a
Commercial, corporate and M&a - ranked: tier 4


deBreij¬†is a prominent, specialist corporate/M&A firm that excels on mid-market deals. 'It is fast moving, highly engaged, and takes the initiative to create solutions and is strategically strong'. It counts Aalberts Industries and¬† 3i, as well as banks, among its client roster and in recent work it acted for¬†Klett Lernen on the acquisition of Thieme Meulenhoff from ING Corporate Investments. 'Fast strategic thinker'¬†Joris Boon,¬†Laura Overes, and Wytse Huidekoper¬†are the key lawyers in the team together with¬†Dennis de Breij¬†whose 'delivery is as superior as a big name lawyer ‚Äď he was creative in deal structuring and was able to manage the negotiations with a good sense of humour'.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 5


deBreij is 'a specialised M&A boutique with in-depth knowledge and expertise in the mid-market segment in the Netherlands'. Joris Boon advised one of the two selling founders and shareholders on the sale of all shares in the share capital of Bugaboo to Bain Capital. Dennis de Breij is 'experienced', Laura Overes is 'an outstanding lawyer' and recently promoted partner Gaston Freijser is also recommended. Senior associate Maurits Hofman was a new arrival in 2018.

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