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Reinier Kleipool


  • Profession
    Notaris (Civil Law Notary, appointed in 2020)
  • Expertise
    Corporate Advisory, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity
  • Languages
    Dutch, English
  • Education
    University of Leiden, Duisenberg school of finance (MSc)


Reinier’s primary focus is corporate law, including governance, advisory and M&A. A substantial part of his practice is cross-border, reflecting his extensive experience in international transactions involving multiple jurisdictions in a variety of business sectors.


Reinier has extensive experience across the field of corporate law. He regularly advises Dutch listed entities on corporate governance matters, anti-takeover responses (including relating to shareholder activism) and various legal and practical aspects of their listing.


Reinier’s recent work includes advising:

  • NXP on its USD 47 billion acquisition by Qualcomm
  • NXP on its USD 40 billion merger with Freescale
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Israel) on its USD 40 billion unsolicited acquisition of Mylan, later withdrawn
  • Klépierre on its divestment of nine shopping centres
  • Klépierre on the EUR 7.2 billion recommended public exchange offer for Corio
  • Affimed on its IPO on NASDAQ
  • CNH Global on its cross-border merger with Fiat Industrial into a new Dutch top holding

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