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Tim Stevens

Partner

Amsterdam

Stevens Tim
Tim Stevens

Partner

Amsterdam

Tim specialises in corporate and securities law and is particularly experienced in equity offerings and public and private mergers and acquisitions. His recent experience includes advising on the rights issue of KPN and ING Groep, Corio on its takeover by Klépierre, the underwriters in the IPO of Lucas Bols and Refresco Gerber on its IPO, Sweco on its public bid for Grontmij and Ahold on its merger of equals with Delhaize. Tim also advised the Dutch Ministry of Finance on the nationalisation of SNS REAAL.

Tim Stevens is a leading equity adviser who "stands out" as a "very strong" practitioner, according to sources. (Chambers Global 2017, Capital Markets: Equity)
Described by peers as a "fantastically technically-skilled lawyer" (Chambers Global 2017, Corporate/M&A)
"very pragmatic" (Legal 500 2017, Corporate/M&A)

The 2013 edition of Chambers Global ranks Tim a Band 1 lawyer for Capital Markets and describes him as follows: Tim Stevens is praised by sources as "a well-rounded capital markets lawyer who's always able to solve the issue at hand."

The 2013 edition of Chambers Global ranks Tim a Band 2 lawyer for Corporate/M&A and describes him as follows: Specialising in corporate and securities law, Tim Stevens receives glowing client feedback, with one saying: "He acts as my conscience and general counsel."

The 2012 edition of Chambers Europe ranks Tim a Band 1 lawyer and describes him as follows: "Peers note Tim Stevens's swift rise to prominence in the market."

The 2011 edition of IFLR1000 ranks Tim a Leading Lawyer and describes him as follows: "Tim Stevens receives acknowledgement from clients for his approach. 'He is one of the best I have dealt with, he always has his answer ready, his knowledge is very good and he delivers'."

Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

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)

Academic

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

News & insights

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Publications: 11 AUGUST 2020

Cross-Border Distribution of Collective Investment Funds

The regulatory landscape for marketing funds in Europe is complex due to the divergent approaches taken by the various Member States in implementing fund distribution and marketing rules. 

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News: 11 AUGUST 2020

A&O advises KLM on securing EUR3.4 billion in financing to help weather the Covid-19 crisis

A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy Amsterdam advised Dutch airline KLM on securing EUR3.4 billion in financing from the Dutch state, alongside a syndicate of 11 domestic and foreign banks. The…

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Publications: 07 AUGUST 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 7 August 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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News: 03 JUNE 2020

A&O advises on JDE Peet’s landmark IPO

A&O has advised JDE Peet’s and its largest selling shareholder, JAB, on the landmark listing of JDE Peet’s on Euronext Amsterdam.

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