Wouter specialises in corporate law and private M&A, with a particular focus on private equity on both the sell-side and buy-side.
Wouter’s clients include Benelux and international private equity firms, listed and non-listed corporates and founders. Wouter’s work highlights include being lead associate in various buy-side and sell-side private equity transactions, advising a utility on a complex privatization process, advising a founder on the sale of a large family business and, before joining Stibbe, advising a listed corporate on a significant carveout involving many jurisdictions and a subsequent auction sale process.
Wouter obtained his Master's in Law (LL.M) in 2013 from the University of Groningen. Before joining Stibbe in 2019, Wouter worked for more than five years at another major Dutch law firm in Amsterdam. Wouter has been practicing in Stibbe's New York office since 2020.
Wouter has written numerous articles about contract law which were published in various journals.