We are Stibbe Private Equity specialists

Through our multi-industry experience we handle a wide range of high-profile transactions, both on the fund and investment side.

Private Equity

We are among the leading Benelux law firms in private equity transactions, bringing together expertise in mergers and acquisitions, finance and equity capital markets.

The breadth of our team’s expertise ensures we are able to handle all private equity matters, both domestically and cross-border. We advise national and foreign private equity funds and venture capitalists (on both the equity and debt side), management teams, sellers, mezzanine funds and banks.

Our experience adds value in all aspects of private equity and venture capital investments, from structuring and organising the fund and its management vehicle, to assisting and documenting the fund raising process with private, institutional and fund-of-fund investors.

We assist our clients in all phases of the investment process: (vendor) due diligence, auction process, offer letters, transaction and management structures, legal documentation relating to the purchase/investment, acquisition debt, mezzanine and management-incentive plans.

We have the experience and resources to effectively handle all international aspects of private equity, advising on sophisticated cross-border transactions, and where necessary, drawing on relationships with leading law firms in each jurisdiction.

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"very commercial and responsive," while another appreciates its "sensible, helpful" approach.

Chambers Europe 2017, Banking & Finance chapter

"very quick in responding, very good in their advice," concluding that "they did a really good job."

Chambers Europe 2017, Banking & Finance chapter

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