Gaby is a partner in De Brauw's Corporate practice where she focuses on cross-border equity capital markets and M&A transactions. Gaby's transactional practice includes advising on IPOs, private and public M&A, and joint ventures. In addition to her transactional practice, Gaby advises listed companies on compliance with securities laws and disclosure obligations.

Gaby is co-heading the Equity Capital Markets practice. She is also a member of De Brauw's Life Sciences team.

She was the resident partner for De Brauw in Shanghai and also worked at De Brauw's New York office. She is actively involved in the firm's international network.

Gaby is ranked in Legal 500 for both ECM and M&A, ranked in Chambers for ECM and ranked in IFLR1000's women leaders in law for the Netherlands.

Gaby's recent Capital Markets work includes advising:

• Ferrovial on its re-domiciliation to the Netherlands and listings on Euronext Amsterdam and Nasdaq
• Sodexo on the spin-off of its employee benefits division into Pluxee N.V. and listing on Euronext Paris
• CTP on its EUR 850 million IPO on Euronext Amsterdam
• Philips on the dual track for its Domestic Appliances business
• TechnipFMC on the spin-off and listing of Technip Energies N.V.
• Just Eat on the merger with Grubhub and on various convertible bond issuances and ABBs
• on its listing on Euronext Amsterdam through a business combination with a SPAC
• Underwriters on the IPO of LAVA Therapeutics on Nasdaq
• Underwriters on the IPO of CureVac on Nasdaq
• Underwriters on the IPO of Mytheresa on NYSE
• Underwriters on the secondary listing of Marel on Euronext Amsterdam
• AkzoNobel on the dual track for its Specialty Chemicals business

Gaby's recent M&A work includes advising:

• Teleperformance on its EUR 3bn public offer on Majorel
• Nolet on its public offer on Lucas Bols
• Heineken on its divestment of Vrumona
• Altice Europe on the recommended public offer by its founder and controlling shareholder
• on the acquisition of PayPlaza
• BCD on the sale of online travel company Travix to
• Beter Bed on the divestment of its DACH business Matratzen Concord
• FrieslandCampina on the acquisition of Nutricima's dairy business in Nigeria
• FrieslandCampina on the sale of its cream liqueur business

It was a pleasure working with Gaby on our projects. She is a very strong and knowledgeable lawyer who also understands the business context very well.

Chambers Global 2024


  • Profession

    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2003

  • Languages

    Dutch, English

  • Education

    University of Utrecht

    University of Sydney