Kai Althaus

Kai Althaus

Associate, Amsterdam

Email kai.althaus@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +31 20 5533 680

Fax +31 20 55 33 777

Practice groupCorporate

Skilled as an international corporate and equity capital markets lawyer Kai Althaus cuts through legal complexity with an eye for what is key, while keeping in mind the bigger picture of a deal. His current practice covers the full range of corporate / M&A matters with an accent on cross-border transactions, including negotiating, drafting complex legal documentation and advising on private equity deals, joint ventures, corporate governance structures, restructurings as well as general counselling on securities laws. Kai also gained considerable experience in advising on and assisting in managing two initial public offerings on Euronext Amsterdam and a listing on the prime standard market in Frankfurt.

Acquiring in-depth knowledge for clearing M&A transactions from a competition law perspective, Kai started as a merger control lawyer in 2012, advising on a high-profile merger control case in the German telecom industry, including the second phase merger control investigation by the European Commission, and leading to clearance and closing of the M&A deal concerned.

Kai finished his studies in European, Dutch and German law and Mandarin in 2012, authored various publications and lectured at the University of Bremen and Nanjing University in the field of corporate law.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., University of Groningen, 2012

LL.M., University of Bremeen and Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, 2012

Memberships

Member of the Dutch Bar Association, Amsterdam district (NOvA, AOvA)

Member of the Dutch Young Bar Association, Amsterdam district (Jonge Balie)

Bar admissions and qualifications

Dutch Bar Association

Court admissions

Courts of the Netherlands

Representative experience

Advising on corporate governance, drafting complex legal documentation and assisting in managing IPO of European bottling company on Euronext Amsterdam.

Advising on corporate governance, drafting complex legal documentation and assistance for managing IPO of spirits distiller on Euronext Amsterdam.

Advising on corporate governance, drafting complex legal documentation and assistance for managing listing on German prime standard market.

Advising on and assistance in managing merger control procedure in German telecom industry, including second phase investigation by European Commission.

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