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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 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) 

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: 17 SEPTEMBER 2021

Great Fund Insights - New SFDR Principle Adverse Impacts (PAI) regime - key points

The most innovative and challenging aspect of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is probably the new principal adverse impacts or PAI regime.

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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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News: 08 JULY 2021

M&A deal values soar as transactions recover globally in H1 2021

Allen & Overy’s latest M&A Insights report* reveals a remarkable global recovery in M&A transactions during the first half of 2021. Deal values were up by 131% on the same period in 2020, while deal…

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Publications: 08 JULY 2021

Dramatic pause in global Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) clouds the outlook

The extraordinary boom in U.S. SPAC formations continued in Q1 but declined steeply from April onwards. Few believe the trend is over, but a period of greater uncertainty seems likely. SPACs are now…

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