Sjoerd van der Meer

Sjoerd van der Meer

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Sjoerd specialises in mergers and acquisitions and company law, in particular in relation to transactions, corporate law and company law-related issues. He has extensive experience in advising both investors and strategic parties on national and international M&A deals, restructuring and general matters related to corporate law and contracts. In 2014, Sjoerd worked at Houthoff’s New York office and has also been seconded to one of the most prominent financial service providers in the Netherlands.


  • Grotius Academy postgraduate specialisation course on Business Law and Company Law 
  • Houthoff represented Simadan in the sale of its businesses to Parcom Capital and John Swire & Sons. Parcom Capital will acquire the businesses Noba and Rotie. John Swire & Sons will acquire Biodiesel Amsterdam, Tankstorage Amsterdam and Cleaning & Services Amsterdam, a cleaning terminal for (bulk) trucks. The transactions are subject to Dutch and UK antitrust clearance.
  • Houthoff represented Argos Soditic in the acquisition of the Future Group, consisting of the following four business groups operating in the public and financial sector: the Talenter group, PLANgroep, Human Capital Group and Future Communication. This matter is particularly significant for Argos Soditic as it signifies Argos Soditic's first presence in the Netherlands.
  • Houthoff as local counsel, jointly with Morrison Foerster, advised H2 Equity Partners on the sale of Halex Holding GmbH and its subsidiaries to Bencis Capital Partners.

    Houthoff's team was led by Bram Caudri and included among others Daphne van Boxtel, Merel Zwankhuizen, Sjoerd van der Meer.