Olaf Baks is a senior associate at the Corporate M&A Department at the New York office of NautaDutilh. Olaf advises clients in a variety of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings, with a special focus on private equity transactions (both debt and equity investments). Olaf also advises clients in relation to general contractual and commercial issues as well as corporate governance matters.
Before specializing in merger and acquisitions, Olaf worked at the Banking & Finance Department of NautaDutilh where he advised banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in domestic and international financing transactions and (financial) restructurings. In 2011 and 2012, Olaf worked at NautaDutilh’s London office where he advised on Dutch law aspects in domestic and international financing transactions.
In 2017 Olaf completed the 'Mergers & Acquisitions' postgraduate specialization program at the VU University Amsterdam. In 2011 Olaf obtained a Master's degree in corporate law (cum laude) at the VU University Amsterdam. In that same year he joined NautaDutilh and was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar.