Joost Polman

Joost Polman

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


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 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.

  • Advised Egeria on various matters including recently the acquisition of International Quality Ingredients.

  • Advised Chesnara on the acquisition of Legal & General Nederland.

  • Advised Daimler on the acquisition of Athlon Car Lease.

  • Advised Wagram on the sale of Drukkerij Zwart to Schur Flexibles.

  • Advising Coolinvestments on the insolvency restructuring of Dutch retail store MS Mode.


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2014)


  • Dutch
  • English

Previous Offices

  • London