Klaas de Vries

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Klaas de Vries is a Partner at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek since 2011. 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. 
 
He received his Dutch law degree from the University of Groningen.
 
Some of Klaas’s 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