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Charles Honée

Partner

Amsterdam

Honee Charles
Charles Honée

Partner

Amsterdam

Charles specialises in corporate law, in particular mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He has a significant track record of corporate transactions.

His work includes acquisitions and disposals by both (listed) domestic and foreign companies, public takeover bids and private (auction) sales and acquisition processes. In his role, he regularly acts for well-known private equity houses and also advises management in private equity deals. Charles regularly publishes articles on recent law developments.

Charles was recently involved in multiple high profile transactions, including leading the team that advised ING on the disposal of its insurance businesses in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand (combined value of nearly EUR3bn).

The 2016 latest edition of Chambers Global describes him as “Clients appreciate his knowledge of our business, high levels of responsiveness and high-quality advice which he tailors to the client's needs”. Quotes in earlier publications include Charles being described as “assertive and effective. I am very happy to have him on board” and “appreciated for his creative legal solutions”.

News & insights

Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 12 – 18 February 2021

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please contact…

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Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Why investors should care about their portfolio companies infringing competition law

Financial investors, including private equity businesses, can be held liable for competition law infringements committed by one of their portfolio companies.

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News: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy lawyers from across Europe recognised as rising stars

Allen & Overy topped the list of firms with rising star lawyers at the Rising Stars Europe Awards 2020.

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

European M&A set for tough autumn

European M&A markets performed more strongly than expected in H1, buoyed by a small number of very big transactions. However, the underlying picture was far less rosy, and the short-term outlook is…

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Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1996

Exempt european lawyer, England and Wales, 2009