Hein Vencken

Advocaat | Senior Associate


+31 20 605 69 95
+31 6 1847 3385

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Hein specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He advises parties such as strategic investors, private equity funds, boards of directors and supervisory boards. Hein also has experience in corporate and commercial litigation and previously worked at Houthoff's New York office in late 2016.


  • Law Firm School (cum laude)
  • Pre-master’s Degree in Business Studies (University of Amsterdam)
  • LL.M. Dual Master’s Degree in Business and Law (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Houthoff has assisted Twence, a waste processing company that produces energy, in the acquisition of Empyro. The Empyro plant produces pyrolysis oil, green steam and electricity from biomass by polygeneration.

  • Tadano Faun GmbH has acquired its Dutch and Belgian distributors (Waterland Trading B.V. and Waterland Trading B.V.B.A.) from Waterland Trading Vastgoed B.V.. Tadano is amongst others involved in the production and sale of cranes. Tadano has approximately 3000 employees worldwide and a net profit of almost 2 billion US dollar. 
    Tadano was advised by Houthoff in this matter, with the assistance of its Belgian Lex Mundi Partner Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick.
  • Houthoff represented Eli Global, LLC in the acquisition of all the outstanding shares in the Dutch life insurance company Nederlandsche Algemeene Maatschappij van Levensverzekering Conservatrix N.V.
  • InsingerGilissen Bankiers N.V. ("InsingerGilissen") and Lombard Odier (Europe) S.A. ("Lombard Odier") have entered into an agreement with regard to the acquisition by InsingerGilissen of Lombard Odier's Dutch private banking business. Upon closing of the transaction, the entire Amsterdam-based Lombard Odier staff will join InsingerGilissen, increasing assets under management by roughly EUR 1 billion.