Gaike Dalenoord specialises in corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on domestic and international private equity. He has wide experience in cross-border mergers, acquisitions, capital markets and restructuring transactions, acting for corporate clients and private equity sponsors in particular.
Highlights of his practice include:, Bain Capital's acquisition of DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals, Toray’s acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites, Intel Capital‘s EUR 3,3 billion equity investment in ASML and its investment in HERE (Audi, BMW and Daimler Technology-JV), the acquisition of the former formula one race track Circuit Park Zandvoort in the Netherlands and the merger of KLM and Air France. Next to heading the firm's private equity team, Gaike is the founding father of the Legal Process Scan, a consultancy product developed to assist legal departments in remaining fit for the future. The Legal Process Scan has been 'highly commended' in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report 2017.
According to the 2018 Chamber & Partners edition Gaike is an "Eminent Practitioner" when it comes to private equity who has "an extensive network and impressive roster of clients, having forged a respected name within the private equity market" Legal500 calls him "very smart, proactive, solutions-driven and commercially focused" (2012).
Gaike served as managing partner of NautaDutilh for several years. He has completed post-doctorate programmes in corporate law and securities law (cum laude) and spent nearly three years at the firm's former offices in Singapore and Jakarta. He also served as managing partner of our London office about five years. Gaike graduated from Groningen University in 1995 and joined NautaDutilh that same year.