Firm Profile > deBreij > Amsterdam, Netherlands

deBreij
KONINGSLAAN 33
AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&a Tier 3

deBreij is singled out by clients for its expertise in mid-market transactions and 'operating at the same quality level as the big, well-known firms'. Dennis de Breij, Laura Overes, Wytse Huidekoper and Gaston Freijser are the senior advisers in the team, which is attracting increasing numbers of mandates in the €5m to €350m transaction range; the group is also in demand for board room level issues and attracts referrals from Dutch and international firms. Clients span the banking and finance industry and a wide range of other sectors.

Testimonials

Content experts. Strong connection with business demands, legal issues are addressed in a practical way with a can-do mentality. Aftercare. Clear M&A strategy in which I as a customer have never been surprised.’

‘Very good availability, pragmatic and involved in the transaction. The deBreij team really has the interest of the customer as its first focus. Their up-to-date knowledge helped us enormously. They have a good feeling about where to make a compromise and where to stand firm in such a process.’

‘Excellent M&A lawyers, pleasant to work with, good availability and a practical approach. The team is well attuned to each other, work efficiently and therefore have a good price-quality ratio.’

Big firm quality and experience paired with a strong focus on M&A, boutique flexibility, high partner attention and very competitive tariffs. Personal approach, almost always responsive/available, business savvy.’

‘Strong execution and able to deal with complex transactions.’

‘The deBreij team is unique because of their creativity and unlimited efforts to close (almost) every case successfully. All members of the team are always on stand-by and ready to take on a new project. And last but not least, the deBreij team distinguishes itself by thinking out of the box and staying ahead of the competition.’

‘The practice is operating at the same quality level as the big, well-known firms often hired by the large corporates. However, they are more focused on the ‘middle-market’, offering the same quality, but at lower cost. A well oiled team working on the assignment. good knowledge and strong drive towards the desired outcome. strong communication skills.’

Key clients

Aalberts Industries N.V.

Novamedia

Vice Media

Fonq

ArgenX

NCOI

ING Corporate Investments

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V

Garbe Institutional Capital Netherlands B.V.

Onyx Investments B.V.

HRK International Limited

Bergman Clinics

Pols Potten B.V.

Coöperatie Klaverblad Verzekeringen U.A.

Monuta Holding N.V.

Ubisoft Entertainment

Private equity Tier 4

Operating in the mid-market private equity segment, M&A specialists   deBreij continues to grow in strength adding international names such as NewPort Capital and Reggeborgh Group to its client list. Founding partner Dennis de Breij, Laura Overes, Wytse Huidekoper and Gaston Freijser are the key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

3i

Reggeborgh Group

NewPort Capital

Nobel Capital

Active Capital

Bolster Investments

Intersaction

CNBB Venture Partners

Veris Investments

A Capital

Walvis Participaties

O2 Capital Partners

Committed Capital

Life Science Partners

Bio Generation Ventures

Gimv

Mentha Capital

Gate Invest

The firm: deBreij is a Dutch M&A boutique firm which consists of 22 specialist lawyers. The firm combines a boutique approach (dedication, customised and strategic advice, personalised service and attractive rates) with big firm quality (high level experience, expertise, reliability and execution power). As specialists in corporate law, the firm offers goal-oriented advice.

The firm’s transactional lawyers manage:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Funding Rounds
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • ‘Debt to Equity’ Transactions

Work does not end when a deal is closed. The firm takes up the whole transaction process and advisory before, during and after the deal. The team advises on strategic topics and at the same time knows how to get the deal done. deBreij is also the trusted advisor for problems involving governance and corporate (re) structuring the negotiations of commercial contracts and other matters that play a role in enterprises.

Investors and entrepreneurs benefit from their pragmatic hands-on advice. Clients can trust deBreij to be clear and impartial. The team recommends the best course of action and assists clients in making well-balanced choices; offering insight into each stage of the legal and practical analysis.

Leading strategic parties, banks, institutional investors, funds, informal investors, founders, corporate finance advisors and management teams opt for deBreij.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and acquisitions Laura Overes laura.overes@debreij.com +31 20 572 7877
Management participations Laura Overes laura.overes@debreij.com +31 20 572 7877
Mergers and acquisitions Maurice Dudink maurice.dudink@debreij.com +31 20 572 7802
Capital Markets Maurice Dudink maurice.dudink@debreij.com +31 20 572 7802
Mergers and acquisitions Gaston Freijser gaston.freijser@debreij.com +31 20 572 7869
Management buy-outs Gaston Freijser gaston.freijser@debreij.com +31 20 572 7869
Mergers and acquisitions Wytse Huidekoper wytse.huidekoper@debreij.com +31 20 572 7878
Debt to equity transactions Wytse Huidekoper wytse.huidekoper@debreij.com +31 20 572 7878
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Paulien Alberts  photo Mrs Paulien Alberts Paulien specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mrs Lynn Bekker  photo Mrs Lynn Bekker Lynn Bekker specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint…
Mrs Simone Broekaart  photo Mrs Simone Broekaart Simone Broekaart specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint…
Mr Maurice Dudink  photo Mr Maurice Dudink Maurice Dudink specialises in corporate M&A, private M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate…
Mr Gaston Freijser  photo Mr Gaston Freijser Gaston Freijser specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint…
Mrs Pauline Hannema  photo Mrs Pauline Hannema Pauline specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mrs Maureen Hovens  photo Mrs Maureen Hovens Maureen Hovens specialises in corporate M&A.
Mr Wytse Huidekoper  photo Mr Wytse Huidekoper Wytse Huidekoper is a partner within the firm. He specialises in corporate…
Mrs Maxime Jongh  photo Mrs Maxime Jongh Maxime specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mr Constantijn Jonker  photo Mr Constantijn Jonker Constantijn Jonker specialises in corporate law, focusing on private M&A transactions, joint…
Mr Rutger Marres  photo Mr Rutger Marres Rutger Marres specialises in corporate M&A.
Mrs Sandra Meijneke  photo Mrs Sandra Meijneke Sandra Meijneke specializes in corporate law focusing on M&A transactions, private equity,…
Mrs Laura Overes  photo Mrs Laura Overes Laura Overes is one of the partners of our firm. She specialises…
Mr Rutger Potter  photo Mr Rutger Potter Rutger Potter specialises in Corporate-, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration (inquiry proceedings before…
Mrs Frédérique Richert  photo Mrs Frédérique Richert Frédérique specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mrs Vicky Sassen  photo Mrs Vicky Sassen Vicky specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mrs Sophie Smeets  photo Mrs Sophie Smeets Sophie specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mr Robert Vodegel  photo Mr Robert Vodegel Robert specialises in corporate and commercial law transactions (M&A, joint ventures, investments,…
 Wietske Voorhoeve  photo Wietske Voorhoeve Wietske specializes in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint ventures,…
Mr Russel Voorjans  photo Mr Russel Voorjans Russel Voorjans specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions, joint…
Mr Joël van Wijk  photo Mr Joël van Wijk Joël van Wijk specialises in corporate law focusing on private M&A transactions,…
Number of lawyers : 22
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