Joost den Engelsman, co-chair of NautaDutilh's Private Equity Team, is an M&A lawyer with more than 18 years of experience focusing on Benelux and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and corporate finance transactions for both financial investors, management teams and corporate clients. Joost has a particular proficiency in leading auction sale processes and takes a special interest in the offshore, transport and logistics industry.
Chambers describes Joost as "very careful in understanding what the client needs and very reliable" and "has good business and industry knowledge and is a strong negotiator" and have previously stated that Joost is "particularly highlighted for his experience in advising private equity clients" and "valued for his ability to constructively convince the counterparty of our points".
Legal500 describes him as "an excellent negotiator" whose "expertise is unquestionable" and who is "always one step ahead and available 24/7".
Representative experience includes: advising Levine Leichtman Capital Partners on its investments in Squla and ZorgDomein; assisting Royal Dutch Railways (NS) on the international auction sale of bus and tram transport company Qbuzz to Busitalia; assisting Carlyle on its investment in Hunkemöller, and advising PZEM (previously Delta) on the auction sale processes of its regulated grid operating company Enduris to Stedin Holding, of its retail and multimedia business to EQT Infrastructure, and of its wind and solar business to Eneco.