Lieke van der Velden

Portrait of Lieke
Lieke van der Velden is managing partner at our firm, together with Sjoerd Meijer and Marike Bakker. Lieke combines her management tasks with her Corporate M&A practice in which she focuses on the financial sector. She advises international and domestic clients on corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and management buy-outs.
Read more
  • Work highlights

    Recent representative transactions include advising:

    • a.s.r. on its EUR 4.9 billion acquisition of Aegon Netherlands (2023)
    • Blackfin Capital on a variety of transactions, including its sale of the CED Group (tech enabled insurance services and solutions platform) to Rivean Capital (2023)
    • ABN AMRO on a variety of transactions, including the sale of its PPI (pension premium institute) to Achmea (2022), the sale of its escrow business to Intertrust (2019), and the acquisition of the Belgian private banking business of Sociéte Générale (2018/2019)
    • Blackstone on its investment in payment services provider Mollie (2021)
    • Pollen Street on the merger between Capitalflow and payment services provider bunq, in consideration of which Pollen Street acquired just below 10% in bunq (2021)
  • What others say
    • ‘Lieke van der Velden is truly an expert in her field of expertise, extremely responsive and solutions-oriented and a great person to work with.’
      The Legal 500 2024
    • 'She has years of transactions behind her and that makes her really pragmatic and effective.'
      Chambers Global
    • 'Lieke is 'very experienced, very helpful and creative" and 'attracts praise for her excellent technical knowledge and her ability to determine when scoring a legal point is not commercially effective.'
      Chambers Europe
    • Lieke has "a good eye for the interests of the client. Good level of innovative thinking."
  • Qualifications

    Lieke graduated from Utrecht University in 1995 and joined NautaDutilh in the same year. She became partner in 2005. In 1999 Lieke was seconded to Slaughter and May in London. Before becoming one of the firm's managing partners in 2022, Lieke headed our global corporate/M&A team between 2017 and 2022.

Cookie notification

This functionality uses third-party cookies. Change your cookie preferences to view this content or view more information.
These cookies ensure that the website works properly. These cookies cannot be disabled.
These cookies can be placed by third parties, such as YouTube or Vimeo.
By deactivating categories, it is possible that related functionalities within the website may no longer work properly. It is always possible to change your preferences at a later time. View more information.