Danielle du Bois-Buné

Danielle du Bois-Buné


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone + 31 20 55 33 641

Fax +31 20 55 33 777

LanguagesDutch, English

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Danielle du Bois-Buné is a Private Equity/M&A and Equity Capital Markets (ECM) partner in our Corporate & Finance practice. Danielle has significant experience advising clients on a wide range of national and cross-border private equity and private M&A transactions as well as Equity Capital Markets matters. Danielle combines her extensive experience and in-depth transactional skills with commercial acumen and a pro-active and pragmatic approach to make a difference for her clients in handling complexity and successfully completing their transactions. 

Danielle focuses on national and cross-border acquisitions, disposals and investments, auction processes, co-investment transactions, management participation programs, IPOs, direct listings, SPACs, accelerated bookbuild offerings, rights issues, joint ventures, energy projects as well as various aspects of corporate governance and corporate law. Her clients include national and international private equity funds, corporate clients, publicly listed companies and investment banks.

Clients describe Danielle as "dedicated, pro-active, pragmatic, solution oriented, having in-depth legal expertise and experience, a team leader and always available''. 

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells as a partner in May 2021, Danielle gained 15 years of experience at a magic circle firm, including a period spent in their Shanghai office, and Legal 500 regarded her as "a key figure within the team."

Awards and recognitions


ECM "Firm to Watch"
Legal 500


Nominated for Best Young Talent
M&A Awards

Rising Star for M&A and ECM
IFLR 1000

Education and admissions


LL.M. in Corporate Law, University of Leiden, 2005

LL.M. in Business, Law and Management, University of Leiden, 2005

Exchange Program, Boston University School of Law, 2003


Dutch Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advising EFIC1, a Euronext Amsterdam listed SPAC, on its business combination with digital entertainment and media company Azerion at an enterprise value of EUR 1.3 bn

A major multinational asset manager on the sale of a European bakery group to a portfolio company of a private equity investment firm

Advising Topicus.com and Vela Software on the acquisition of the Geosoftware Business of CGG S.A. in 10+ jurisdictions

Advising EQT on the acquisition of Bureau van Dijk, a leading global provider of private company information and business intelligence, from Charterhouse and management*

Advising ING and NN Group on the EUR 2 bn IPO of NN Group on Euronext Amsterdam* 

Advising Fastned on its direct listing on Euronext Amsterdam, subsequent bond offering, EUR 150 mln accelerated bookbuild offering* and EUR 75 mln private placement with Schroders Capital

Advising NL Financial Investments (NLFI), on behalf of the Dutch State, on several accelerated bookbuilding offerings to divest their stake in ASR Nederland and ABN AMRO Group*

Advising Marel on its dual listing on Euronext Amsterdam and EUR 370 mln public offering*

Advising SBM Offshore on its EUR 190 mln rights issue and private placement to HAL Investments*

Advising Aalberts on the acquisition of Shurjoint, a leader in the development, manufacturing, sales and distribution of grooved components for mechanical piping systems, in Taiwan, US and China*

Advising a renewable energy fund on the sale of an onshore windfarm*

Advising two consortiums on the corporate aspects of their joint bid for the award of a subsidy and permit for two wind farms in the Borssele area*

Advising EQT on the sale of Bureau van Dijk to Moody’s Corporation for c. EUR 3.3 bn*

Advising Bencis Capital Partners on various disposals and controlled auction processes, including the sale of Curaeos, Voogd & Voogd and Royal Sanders*

Advising Maguar Capital on its investment in and strategic partnership with Effectory B.V.

Advising OLB and A.s.r. on their €500 million joint acquisition of NIBC Bank's private loan portfolio. 

Advising Royal Terberg Group and AutoBinck Group on the sale of Terberg Business Lease Group.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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