Jules van de Winckel

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Jules van de Winckel is a partner in the corporate law practice group. Jules specialises in corporate law and related notarial law.
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His practice focuses on private equity transactions (including management and employee participations), (cross-border) corporate restructurings (including cross-border mergers, demergers and conversions), M&A transactions (both public and private), joint venture structures, setting up (international) acquisition structures, as well as day-to-day counseling of public and private companies on a wide range of (corporate governance) matters.

  • Work highlights

    Representative matters include:

    Private M&A / Private Equity

    • Apax on its €260 million acquisition of Expereo from The Carlyle Group
    • Apax on its €550 million sale of Expereo to Vitruvian
    • Apax on its €380 million acquisition of ODIN Groep and connected management investment
    • Bain Capital on its €448 million acquisition of Gist-Brocades and DSM Sinochem from Royal DSM and Greatpart Pharmaceuticals and the Centrient management incentive plan
    • BC Partners on its €681 million acquisition of Synthon International Holding B.V.
    • Astorg on its €350 million acquisition of the Normec group and the management's re-invest
    • Inflexion Private Equity Partners on its $245 million acquisition of Enviolo and management re-investment
    • ALD on its €4.9 billion acquisition of LeasePlan.

    Public M&A

    • Mylan N.V. on its $26 billion offer for NYSE listed Perrigo
    • Mylan N.V. on its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nasdaq Stockholm listed Meda AB
    • Thermo Fisher on its $7 billion offer for and acquisition of NYSE listed Patheon N.V.
    • McDermott on its $6 billion merger with NYSE listed Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.
    • Thales on its €4.75 billion offer for Euronext Amsterdam listed Gemalto N.V.


    • SIGNA Sports United on its €3.2 billion business combination with Yucaipa
    • Allego on its €3.1 billion business combination with Spartan
    • Pegasus Entrepreneurs on its €7.2 billion business combination with FL Entertainment

    Joint Ventures

    • Rockwell Automation on its $505 million joint venture with Schlumberger
    • ALD Automotive on its joint venture with Ford
    • Whirlpool Corporation on its $6 billion strategic joint venture with Arçelik Global


    • Pfizer on the spin-off of its Consumer division and the spin-off of its Upjohn division
    • Nouryon on the separation of its Industrial Chemicals and Salt Specialty businesses
    • Core Laboratories N.V. on its corporate cross-border migration to Delaware
    • Lightyear on its insolvency restructuring
  • Qualifications


    Jules joined NautaDutilh in 2014. In the interim, he worked with another large Benelux law firm.


    Jules is fluent in Dutch and English.

    Jules graduated from Utrecht University in 2010. In 2015, Jules graduated from the Corporate Law course at Grotius Academy from the Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen. In 2017, Jules graduated from the Mergers & Acquisitions course at VU Law Academy from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Jules regularly lectures at the Law Firm School.

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