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Sjoerd Buijn



Sjoerd Buijn



Sjoerd specialises in corporate and securities law. Focusing on capital market transactions, he handles complex matters for both private and listed companies. This includes IPO’s, secondary equity offerings, international mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring, corporate restructurings and corporate governance.

His recent experience includes advising:

  • JAB and JDE Peet's on the IPO of JDE Peet's
  • Dutch Star Companies One on its merger with resulting in the reversed listing of
  • Naspers and Prosus on the listing of Prosus on Euronext Amsterdam and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Fastned and its shareholders on the listing of Fastned on Euronext Amsterdam
  • Saxo on its public tender offer on Binckbank
  • Dutch Star Companies One on its IPO
  • Gemalto on its public takeover by Thales
  • Qualcomm on its public tender offer on NXP (Aborted)
  • TMG on its public takeover by Mediahuis

News & insights

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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News: 15 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises OEP’s Spanish portfolio company VASS on its merger with German IT consulting firm Ecenta AG

Allen & Overy has advised VASS Consultoría de Sistemas S.L., the Madrid-based portfolio company of US private equity investor One Equity Partners (OEP) which specialises in Customer Experience…

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Publications: 14 OCTOBER 2021

Podcast: Annual Reports and AGMs: What’s new for the upcoming season

In our latest podcast our team of A&O experts bring you up to speed with the key issues companies secretaries and their teams need to think about when preparing for their next Annual Report and AGM.

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Foreign direct investments in the Czech Republic: do not trust, but control

Publications: 12 AUGUST 2021

Podcast series – Inside the SPAC: Q&A with EFIC1

In this podcast series EFIC1 Chief Investment Officer, Ben Davey, talks about its choice to do a SPAC IPO and how to find a suitable business combination.

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Universiteit Utrecht (NL, LLM 2006)

University of New Hampshire (US)

Published work

  •  "Als de nood het hoogst is. De Covid-19-Noodwet in de praktijk", Bb 11/2020
  • "Eindelijk een dwingendrechtelijk kader voor stemadviseurs: dit smaakt naar meer", Bb 51/2018
  • "Personenvennootschappen: een eclectische beschouwing van recente rechtspraak", TOP 5/2016
  • "Regulering Stemadviesbureaus", Ondernemingsrecht 7/2015
  • "De Code Banken in vogelvlucht", V&O 12/2009