Joost Polman

Joost Polman

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.

Biography

Joost Polman is an associate in the Private Equity and M&A Practice Groups in Amsterdam. In 2017, he spent a secondment in London where he worked in the Private Equity Funds Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Joost focuses on corporate law, with particular emphasis on strategic and private equity-driven private mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He is regularly involved in due diligence investigations, contract drafting and transaction negotiations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Wagram Equity Partners on the acquisition of the Creamy Creation Business from FrieslandCampina.

  • Advised Waard Leven on the acquisition of a life insurance portfolio from Monuta.

  • Advised Upmato on the sale of Hembrug Machine Tools to Spanish cooperative Danobat.

  • Advised Egeria on the sale of 100% of the issued shares of Hitec Holding B.V. to Japanese manufacturing conglomerate Air Water Inc.

  • Advised Egeria on the acquisition of a majority stake in MAAS Aviation Group.

  • Advised SMRT, UTS & Founders on the acquisition of a majority share in 2getthere, a Netherlands-based company that designs and delivers autonomous vehicle applications.

  • Advised Advance Publications on the acquisition of a majority share in e-sports and games analytics firm Newzoo.

  • Advised One Equity Partners on the sale of Sonneborn Holdings L.P. to HollyFrontier Corporation.

  • Advised Azzurro Investments on the acquisition of Next Finance.

  • Advised Allegion on the acquisition of a minority interest in Conneqtech B.V.

Admissions

  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2014)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

Previous Offices

  • London