Klaas de Vries


Office location
Direct number
+31 20 577 1909
Direct fax
+31 20 577 1775
Mobile number
+31 6 5378 0947

Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in 2003
Partner since
Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring and corporate litigation
Dutch, English
University of Groningen

As a corporate/M&A specialist, Klaas is the trusted adviser to a number of listed companies, large multinationals and private equity firms on a wide range of issues, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate law, corporate governance and listing rules in the Netherlands and abroad.

Klaas has considerable experience in cross-border M&A, assisting clients in their transactions outside their home country.

Klaas’s recent work includes advising:

  • HAL Investments on the sale of AudioNova to Sonova
  • Takeaway.com on its IPO on Euronext Amsterdam
  • Grontmij on the recommended public offer by Sweco
  • HAL Investments on its acquisition of Deli Building Supplies
  • Royal KPN on its acquisition of cloud services provider IS Group
  • RELX on a number of divestments including various publishing activities and Royal PBNA
  • Klépierre on the recommended public exchange offer for Corio
  • Royal Ahold Delhaize on the acquisition of SPAR’s Czech business
  • Royal Ahold Delhaize on the divestment of its Slovakian activities
  • Egeria on the sale of NRC Media to Mediahuis
  • Royal Ahold Delhaize on its acquisition of online retailer Bol.com

'Rising star Klaas de Vries is singled out by commentators for his M&A work.' - Chambers Europe