Kasper van der Sanden

Advocaat | Associate

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Kasper is an associate in the Corporate M&A practice group. He advises on complex (cross-border) private M&A and capital markets transactions, such as acquisitions, divestments, public offers and listings. Kasper has a background in corporate litigation and regularly advises clients on corporate governance, joint ventures, securities regulatory compliance and general cross-border matters.

Kasper has co-authored articles published in Tijdschrift Ondernemingsrecht (the leading corporate journal on Dutch corporate law) and International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions.

qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Company Law (cum laude) (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • LL.B. Dutch Law (University of Amsterdam)
  • BSc History (University of Amsterdam)
  • Exchange Programme (University of Texas, Austin) (School of Law)
  • Exchange Programme (University of Toronto, Canada) (Faculty of Law)
  • Advised, together with Van Bael & Bellis, Sopra Steria Group SA (Euronext Paris), a European Tech leader recognised for its consulting, digital services and software development, on its recommended public offer for all ordinary shares in the capital of Ordina N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam), a Benelux-based consulting and IT services provider.
  • Advised SPS Commerce, Inc. on the acquisition of all business and operations of TIE Kinetix, listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

  • Advised European Healthcare Acquisition & Growth Company B.V., a Euronext Amsterdam-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on entering into a business combination with Croma-Pharma GmbH.

  • Advised Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, in its comprehensive financial restructuring. Lumileds emerged from a Chapter 11, resulting in a leadership transition and a funded debt reduction of approximately USD 1.4 billion.
  • Advised Apax Partners on the sale of a majority stake in Boasso Global to KKR.
  • Advised GP Bullhound Acquisition I SE (SPAC) on its IPO raising EUR 200 million.
  • Advised Ease2pay N.V. on the intended acquisition of Involtum Holding B.V. and capital raise.
  • Advised CSC on the conditional agreement of a recommended public offer for all shares of Intertrust for EUR 20 (cum dividend) in cash per share.
  • Advised European Healthcare Acquisition & Growth Company B.V. (EHC), the first operators-led healthcare-focused acquisition and growth company in Europe, on successfully completing its EUR 200 million private placement and listing on Euronext Amsterdam.
  • 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 on this matter.

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