Victor de Vlaam | Amsterdam | Hogan Lovells

Victor de Vlaam

Partner Corporate & Finance


English, Dutch, Russian

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Victor de Vlaam
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"The accessible and knowledgeable Victor de Vlaam was recently instructed by PPG Industries in relation to its EUR 1 billion acquisition of Akzo Nobel's decorative paints business."

Chambers Global

Victor de Vlaam is an M&A Partner based in Amsterdam advising clients on M&A and private equity transactions in the Netherlands and throughout Europe. "Victor has a US style of deal management." say clients. "He is very responsive, and you can leave him to his own devices, trusting in the outcome."

His practice includes a number of large corporate clients and leading financial institutions providing advice on M&A, reinsurance transactions, reinsurance collateral structures, cross border mergers, portfolio transfers for life and non-life products, product structures of mortality and longevity swaps, restructuring of financial institutions and market admission and Solvency II and regulatory matters and dealing with the Dutch regulators. Victor further has a strong background in technology and R&D. His clients include leaders in the semi-conductor, data center and nanotechnology spaces across Europe. He leverages his international transactional skills to help you think through and execute your strategy when growing companies into global technology leaders across Europe and the US.

Clients say further that "Victor de Vlaam is 'precise in his advice, easy to reach and open to new ideas'." Over the past years Victor has advised on a number of high profile, multi-jurisdictional M&A and capital market transactions on Euronext Amsterdam.

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"Victor de Vlaam has a US style of deal management," say clients. "He is very responsive, and you can leave him to his own devices, trusting in the outcome."

Chambers Global

Representative experience

Advising Fluor and Stork on the sale of the Stork Europe group and the turbo blading manufacturing operations in the US to industrial services provider Bilfinger. 

Advising private equity firm Ufenau Capital Partners on a number of M&A transactions in the healthcare sector in the Netherlands

Advising Dutch multinational Stahl Group, a global provider of coatings technologies, on its acquisition of ICP Industrial Solutions Group (ISG) in the US, Mexico, the Netherlands, UK and India

Advising Ford on the sale of the Rumanian car manufacturing facility to a Turkish JV and related restructuring.

Advising a consortium on its bid for Royal Philips Domestic Appliances (transaction value €2bn), one of the largest M&A transactions of 2021. 

Advising Apollo Global Management and The Walt Disney Company on the €2bn+ sale of EndemolShine to Banijay Group.

Advising QTS/Blackstone on its acquisition of two data centers in Eemshaven (Groningen).

Advising Fluor Corporation on the acquisition of the global Stork group from Arle Private Equity (transaction value €750 million).

Aware Super on its acquisition of a Dutch hotel portfolio platform (City ID B.V.) and its joint venture arrangement with APG. 

Advising US hedge funds on the public bid by Dockwise for Fairstar (transaction value €750 million).

Advising a confidential bidder on its bid for the life insurance group Vivat N.V.

Advising Xella, a building products manufacturer, on its €2bn disposal by PAI and Goldman Sachs to Lone Star Funds.

Advising Cardano on the acquisition of ACTIAM from Athora Netherlands N.V.

Advising NASDAQ in relation to the Teva/Mylan USD 40 billion takeover battle.

Advising DWS private equity on its acquisition of The Datacenter Group and NLDC.

Advising SAB Miller on the sale of Grolsch, Peroni and Meantime to Asahi (transaction value €2 billion).

Advising Henry Schein on various acquisitions throughout Europe.

Advising IPCOM NV on its acquisition of AIS Technical Limited, a UK based company for fire protection and insulation systems.

Advising Goldman Sachs Investment Partners on its investment structure into Aria Telecom.

Advising Actis Private Equity on its acquisition of a stake in Société Nationale d'Electricité and in two power plants, Kribi and Dibamba.

Advising Goldman Sachs and PAI on their €2bn disposal of Xella Group to Lone Star Funds.


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