Ellen Mulder

Ellen Mulder

Advocaat | Associate


+31 20 605 69 57
+31 6 8398 9081

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Ellen specialises in Dutch and EU law, and in particular in relation to the following competition law processes: advising on the drafting of self-assessments in healthcare (hospitals), merger control and the competition law aspects of commercial contracts. She is a member of the Dutch Competition Law Association and the Dutch Young Bar Association.

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Law and Business, Competition Law track (Utrecht University)
  • LL.M. Criminal Law (Utrecht University)
  • LL.B. Law (Honours Programme) (Utrecht Law College, Utrecht University)
  • Houthoff represented Simadan in the sale of its businesses to Parcom Capital and John Swire & Sons. Parcom Capital will acquire the business Noba, supplier of fat products for the animal feed industry, and Rotie, collector and processor of used cooking oil and energy-rich organic waste. John Swire & Sons will acquire Biodiesel Amsterdam, a producer of second generation biodiesel from used cooking oil and animal fat, Tankstorage Amsterdam, a tank storage facility, and Cleaning & Services Amsterdam, a cleaning terminal for (bulk) trucks. The transactions are subject to Dutch and UK antitrust clearance.

  • Houthoff advised H2 Equity Partners on the sale of Reparenco, a Dutch paper and recycling business, to Smurfit Kappa Group plc for a cash consideration of approximately €460 million. Smurfit Kappa Group plc is one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas.