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 was instrumental in setting up De Brauw's Shanghai office in 2014, and headed the office until 2017. Accordingly, Gaby's experience includes acting as lead counsel in transactions with a strong Asian component. She continues working on Asia-related transactions from the Amsterdam office. Gaby previously also worked at De Brauw's New York office.

Gaby's recent Capital Markets work includes advising:

  • 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
  • Re-domiciliation of Spanish company Ferrovial to the Netherlands

Gaby's recent M&A work includes advising:

  • 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

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Legal 500, 2019 edition


  • Profession

    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2003

  • Languages

    Dutch, English

  • Education

    University of Utrecht

    University of Sydney