Reinier Kleipool

Partner

Office location
Amsterdam
Direct number
+31 20 577 1777
Direct fax
+31 20 577 1775
Mobile number
+31 6 5186 7124
E-mail
reinier.kleipool@debrauw.com

Profession
Kandidaat-Notaris (Candidate civil law notary)
Partner since
2015
Expertise
Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance
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  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Israel) on its USD 40 billion unsolicited acquisition of Mylan, later withdrawn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