Joost Kloosterman


Portrait of Joost
Joost advises corporate and private equity clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, leveraged buy outs, carve-out transactions, restructurings and joint ventures as well as corporate governance and general corporate law matters.
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  • Work highlights

    Recent work includes advising:

    • Aon on the sale of its personal lines business to BlackFin Capital Partners
    • Rexel on its acquisition of the Wasco Group
    • ArcelorMittal on its acquisition of the Riwald Group
    • Advent International on the acquisition of DSM's engineering materials business
    • Lineage Logistics on various acquisitions and divestments
    • Nouryon on various divestments and restructurings
    • IK Partners on the sale of the 2Connect Group
    • PreZero on the sale of its lightweight packaging business
    • ABB on various acquisitions
    • Brand New Day on the restructuring of its shareholder base and various divestments
    • HAL on the sale of its controlling stake in Grandvision to EssilorLuxottica
    • VvAA on the sale of its life insurance business
    • Bain Capital on the acquisition of DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals
    • Toray on the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites
  • Qualifications

    Joost has a law degree from VU University Amsterdam and a doctorate from the University of Amsterdam. He was a vising researcher at Harvard Law School and a fellow at Duisenberg school of finance. He is admitted to the Amsterdam bar.

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