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Tim Stevens



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Tim Stevens



Tim specialises in corporate and securities law and is particularly experienced in equity offerings and public and private mergers and acquisitions. 

His experience includes advising Prosus, JDE Peet's, NXfiltration, NIBC, Alfen, Marel and Refresco on their IPO on Amsterdam Euronext, DPA Group on the public offer by Gilde, NIBC on its public takeover by Blackstone, Ahold on its merger of equals with Delhaize and Exact on its public takeover by Apax. Tim also worked with EFIC1, ESG Core Investments, CTAC1, DSCI & II on their Special Purpose Acquisition Company (or SPAC) IPOs on Amsterdam Euronext.

“Extremely clever” (Chambers Europe 2021, M&A: High-end capability) 

“Very knowledgeable but practical… …a brilliant capital markets lawyer” (Chambers Europe 2021, Equity Capital Markets) 

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Publications: 26 October 2022

Trends in Dutch Public M&A 2022

The deal environment in the near future is likely to be challenging but we also see a substantial number of drivers for public takeovers such as strategic combinations when consolidation makes sense…

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Publications: 28 July 2022

Equity capital markets in 2022: Europe cools, the Middle East heats up. What next?

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Publications: 20 December 2021

SPACs listings in Hong Kong – a comparison among different jurisdictions

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Publications: 17 December 2021

Equity capital markets in 2021: recovery and reformation

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Exempt european lawyer, England and Wales, 2004

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1994

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Ondernemingsrecht (Company law)


Franklin & Marshall College, 1988

Notarial Law, University of Amsterdam, 1992

Law Degree, Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam, 1994

Published work

  • Stevens, T.M. and Garcia Nelen, S.B. (2017) “Fusies en overnames in Nederland” (Mergers and acquisitions in the Netherlands), book (in Dutch), Nijmegen: Ars Aequi.
  • Financial Law in the Netherlands: "Listing and Delisting", Kluwer, 2010
  • Bookbuilding on the Dutch Market, Ondernemingsrecht, 1999
  • Delisting, Ondernemingsrecht, 2003
  • Nieuwe Wmz een kort leven beschoren, in: TOP nr. 1, 2006
  • Hedge funds en marktmanipulatie, in: Onderneming & Financiering nr. 73, 2006
  • Market Abuse: "Disclosure of price-sensitive information", Kluwer, 2008
  • Handboek Openbaar Bod: "Het Fusieprotocol", Kluwer, 2008
  • Public offers in the Netherlands: "The merger protocol”, Kluwer, 2009
  • Onderneming en Aandeelhouder: "De Overheid als Aandeelhouder", Kluwer, 2011
  • Handboek Beursgang: "Hoofdnorm: art. 5(1) Prospectusrichtlijn", Kluwer, 2011
  • Handboek Beursgang, Kluwer, 2011 (editor)
  • Various annotations on Dutch case law in the corporate law journal “JOR”
  • Aandeelhouders missen een vuist: Management Scope nr. 12, 2012