Photo, Alexander R. Spoor

Alexander R. Spoor

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Alexander Spoor is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Structures Team in Amsterdam. He was seconded to the Firm's New York and Toronto offices from 2011 to 2013.

Practice Focus

Alexander focuses on national and cross-border corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions as well as the establishment of new corporate structures. He also advises domestic and international companies on governance and compliance issues.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Closed over USD 250 million funding for Adyen, a leading global payments technology company.
  • Counseled the founders of Unlimited Footwear on the sale of their company to Equistone Partners.
  • Advised a leading company in the consumer goods industry on a major pan-European cross-border merger project covering 16 jurisdictions.
  • Advised Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation on its acquisition of the Dutch company Xsens.
  • Advised Bravofly Rumbo Group on its listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (KNB)


  • Civil Law Notary~Netherlands (2004)


  • University of Nijmegen (Post Graduate Exam) (2009)
  • University Leiden (Civil Notarial Law) (2004)
  • Trinity College (2001)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German

Speaker, "The Modernization and Simplification of Dutch BV Law," Dutch consulate in New York, September and November 2012

Author, Legal Reports Civil Law, March 2010

Author, Legal Newsletter for Corporations, March 2010

Author, Legal Newsletter for Corporations, July 2005