Ewoud van der Leek

Ewoud van der Leek

Advocaat | Associate


+31 20 605 65 11
+31 6 5491 2936




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Ewoud specialises in company law and advises clients on a broad range of transactions. In particular, he advises on Dutch and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including corporate takeovers, joint ventures and other types of collaboration involving both listed and unlisted companies. Ewoud also advises on corporate governance and compliance. He is a board member of the Amsterdam Young Bar Association.


  • LL.M. Private Law (Leiden University)
  • LL.M. International Business Law (Boston University)
  • Houthoff represented Sligro Food Group on the sale of its foodretail business EMTÉ to a consortium formed by foodretailers Jumbo and Coop as well as the separate real estate transaction for 27 store locations. The EMTÉ business is integrated into the businesses of Jumbo and Coop respectively.
  • Houthoff advised Bank Insinger de Beaufort on its acquisition by KBL European Private Bankers. KBL intends to merge Bank Insinger de Beaufort with its subsidiary Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers. The merger will create a new private bank with more than EUR 20 billion of assets under management.