Jetty Tukker

Jetty Tukker

Advocaat | Partner


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+31 6 5339 7433



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Jetty Tukker specialises in company and securities law, with a specific emphasis on equity capital markets and public and private M&A transactions. Her capital markets experience includes initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary offerings and rights issues. She also advises on joint ventures and corporate governance. Jetty leads Houthoff’s ECM Team, together with Alexander Kaarls. She joined Houthoff in 2016 after working at Allen & Overy for over 16 years. She is a member of the Dutch Commercial Law Association and the Dutch Association for Financial Law.

  • “Jetty Tukker has ‘a very strong breadth of expertise,’ according to one enthusiastic client, who adds that ‘she is also incredibly responsive.’”
    Chambers Global & Europe, Capital Markets: Equity (2020 Edition)
  • “Jetty Tukker is described as a ‘very effective lawyer that has in-depth knowledge and is highly pragmatic.’”
    Chambers Global & Europe, Capital Markets: Equity (2019 Edition)
  • “Valued by clients for her ability to ‘explain the specifics of capital markets transactions’”
    Chambers Global & Europe, Capital Markets: Equity (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets : Equity (2019 Edition)
  • "She delivers all that is expected in the best possible way."
    Chambers Global & Europe, Capital Markets: Equity (2018 edition)
  • "Jetty Tukker is 'very smart, eminently reasonable', 'incredibly knowledgeable' and 'attentive to detail'." 
    Legal 500, Capital Markets : Equity (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets: Equity (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets: Debt (2017 Edition)


  • LL.M. Dutch Law (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • M.Sc. Business Administration (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Houthoff advised Redefine Properties Limited (listed on Johannesburg Stock Exchange) and European Logistics Investment B.V. (ELI) on the sale of 46.5% of the shares in ELI to Madison International Realty and 2% of the shares in ELI to Griffin Real Estate. Houthoff worked in close collaboration with Rymarz Zdort (formerly Weil, Gotshal & Manges) on this matter.
  • Houthoff advised Albert Westerman Groep B.V. and the management of State of Art on the sale of a majority stake in State of Art to Quadrum Capital. State of Art, with a rich history dating back to 1936, is headquartered in Lichtenvoorde. The company has 40 retail stores and more than 600 official dealers. The transaction was completed on 23 September 2019.


  • Houthoff assisted ShoppingParks N.V., Terzetmus B.V., Kempen & Co N.V. and KBC Securities N.V. with the successful accelerated bookbuild offering of 750,000 shares in the capital of Retail Estates N.V., a Belgian publicly listed real estate company. ShoppingParks N.V. and Terzetmus B.V. are two closed-end Dutch real estate funds managed by Freeland.

  • Houthoff acted as Dutch counsel in connection with the preparation and implementation of the settlement plan relating to the  Agrokor group. Agrokor entered into an insolvency process in 2017 under  'Lex Agrokor', a law passed in Croatia aimed at the restructuring of Agrokor in view of its systemic importance for the Croatian economy. The business has been transferred to the Fortenova Group. 
  • Houthoff assisted Van Gelder Groep in the acquisition of W. van den Heuvel en Zoon Infra, a company specialising in Lightrail construction. W. van den Heuvel en Zoon Infra will continue operating as a stand-alone business, whereby one of the selling shareholders will act as the business manager.
  • Houthoff advised Alychlo NV on its mandatory public offer for the shares in the capital of SnowWorld N.V.. On 21 September 2017 Alychlo the investment company of entrepreneur Marc Coucke, acquired an additional interest in SnowWorld, resulting in the obligation to make a mandatory offer for the remaining shares in the capital of SnowWorld. Alychlo launched the mandatory offer for a price of EUR 9.50 per share and published its offer memorandum on 13 March 2018.
  • Houthoff advised PPLA Participations Ltd. ("PPLA") on the listing of European units on Euronext Amsterdam and the delisting of securities. Each unit represents one class A voting common share and two class B non-voting common shares of PPLA. The underlying shares are not separately tradable on Euronext Amsterdam. The listing and delisting were both effective on 29 December 2017. All units listed on Euronext Amsterdam are wholly interchangeable with the Brazilian units of PPLA listed and traded in Brazil on B3.
  • Houthoff advised the underwriters (Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale, Raiffeisen and WOOD & Company) on the IPO of Netherlands-based Digi Communications N.V. on the Regulated Spot Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. Digi Communications is the controlling shareholder of RCS & RDS S.A., a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Hungary.
  • Houthoff advised Reggeborgh on the IPO of Koninklijke VolkerWessels on Euronext Amsterdam and advised both Reggeborgh and Koninklijke VolkerWessels on all governance-related matters. This included the preparation of the articles of association, the rules of the management board, the supervisory board and its committees, policies, the relationship agreement and the IPO decision-making.
  • Houthoff, jointly with Skadden, advised Netherlands-incorporated TMF Group and its shareholders DH Private Equity Partners and management on the (ultimately aborted) IPO of TMF Group on the London Stock Exchange (premium listing segment) and subsequently on the sale of TMF Group to CVC Capital Partners for EUR 1.75 billion.