Koen works in the corporate team of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam. The team comprises civil lawyers and civil-law notaries, ensuring integrated support in transactions, from drawing up letters of intent, executing due diligence investigations, negotiating acquisition agreements to executing notarial deeds of transfer. He is a member of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group as well as the Private Equity Practice Group.
Representative Legal Matters
Advising Egeria on the acquisition of International Quality Ingredients.
Advising Ergon on the acquisition of Keesing from Telegraaf Media Group, including a reinvestment by the seller.
Advising Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund V on its bid for Q-Park N.V. an operator of parking garages in Europe.
Advising Abraaj Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Turkey’s fourth-largest dairy company, the Yörsan Group, including a reinvestment by the sellers.
Advising Koninklijke De Heus and EW Group on the purchase of shares in Plukon Food Group from Gilde Buy out Partners, including a reinvestment by the sellers.
Advising Rio Tinto with respect to various joint ventures in Kazakhstan.
Advising HB Capital and Opportunity Partners on their joint acquisition of part of the Netherllands based Hurks group.
Advising Yamal Development LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between Novatek and Gazprom Neft, on a USD 2.94 billion acquisition of a 60 percent equity stake in Artic Russia from Eni. Artic Russia owns a 49 percent interest in SeverEnergia, a Russian oil and gas company operating in the Yamal-Nenets region.
Advising LKQ (NASDAQ: LKQ), a US based car-part distributor with respect to the acquisition of Sator Beheer B.V., a leading car-part distributor in Western Europe.
Advising Intrum Justitia (STO: IJ) with respect to the acquisition of Buckaroo.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (KNB)
- Civil Law Notary~Netherlands (2009)
- Vrije Universiteit (2009)