Private Equity

As one of the leading Benelux law firms in private equity, we advise private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies at all stages of the investment cycle. 

Our clients benefit from our expertise in M&A, finance, regulatory, executive compensation, capital markets and tax. The breadth of our team’s expertise ensures we are able to handle all private equity matters, both domestic and cross-border, for sponsors from the mid-market to the largest funds worldwide. We advise domestic and foreign private equity funds and venture capitalists (on both the equity and debt side), management teams, mezzanine funds, and banks.

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Stibbe advises Insight

Stibbe advises Insight Venture Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in DataSnipper. Insight Venture Partners is a New York private equity fund that invests in high-growth technology and software companies.

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Stibbe advises Insight / Recorded Future

Stibbe advises Recorded Future, a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners, on the acquisition of Hatching.

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Stibbe advises RWE

Stibbe advises RWE on the acquisition from Vattenfall of the state-of-the-art gas-fired power plant Magnum with a capacity of 1.4 gigawatt and a 5.6 megawatts solar plant at Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

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Stibbe advises Firmenich on merger with DSM

Stibbe advises Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, on its merger with Royal DSM, to establish the leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being (DSM-Firmenich).

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Services

Our experience adds value to all aspects of private equity and venture capital investments, from fund formation, fundraising and recapitalisations to leveraged buyouts, take-private transactions, management incentive plans, and exits. We have particular expertise in consortium transactions and investments in regulated sectors.

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

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Recognition & Awards

"The team is very responsive, flexible and dynamic. They have excellent understanding of the industry with receptiveness to the client’s individual particular needs."

The Legal 500
2022
Private Equity

"They use their network to bring the right experts on board and make sure that they are all aligned in a matter. It’s also great to see that they always have mixed teams."

The Legal 500
2022
Private Equity

"I have experienced Stibbe as a trusted advisor who really works in a team towards the best solution."

The Legal 500
2022
Private Equity

"It is a very responsive team with specialised lawyers who are acquainted with the needs and requirements of private equity clients."

The Legal 500
2022
Private Equity

"Very service-oriented, attention to detail and quickly acquainted with the case at hand."

The Legal 500
2021
Private Equity

"The firm is highly active in both cross-border and domestic matters, with a client list that includes several high-profile names on both the corporate and private equity sides."

The Legal 500
2021
Banking and Finance: Borrower Side

"The team is composed of qualified lawyers who understand the client’s needs and avoid unnecessary discussions."

The Legal 500
2021
Private Equity

"Stibbe provides extremely professional and high-quality advice."

The Legal 500
2021
Private Equity