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Alexander R. Spoor

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Alexander Spoor is a civil law notary ("notaris") and partner in Amsterdam's corporate department. He specializes in national and cross-border corporate restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. He also advises multinationals on governance and compliance issues.

Practice Focus

Alexander is the main contact for a number of Dutch multinationals and internationally operating companies headquartered in Amsterdam doing business globally. He focuses on national and cross-border corporate restructurings and M&A, also advising on governance and compliance.

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, University of Cambridge (2001)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German