Van Campen Liem practice and lawyers very well recognized by Chambers Europe 2017

We are pleased to announce that Van Campen Liem’s key areas of practice (i.e. Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Investment Funds, Tax) as well as 6 of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as leading by Chambers Europe 2017. Below are the Chambers quotes.

Corporate/M&A (High-end)
Comprehensive corporate boutique advising on transactional M&A matters, including private equity transactions. Well versed in cross-border mandates, regularly assisting emerging markets clients from the biotech and offshore industries. Advises financial institutions as well as buyers and sellers on large private mergers and acquisitions and is also praised for its ability to provide integrated corporate and tax advice.

One source says the “advice received is precise and accurate. The turnaround time is great.”

Several clients highlight the firm’s responsive attitude, with clients in different sectors reporting the firm is “good, reliable and fast to respond” and “very responsive with an aim to get the transaction closed.”

Private Equity
Offers specialized skills in asset management, venture and growth capital transactions, buyouts and investment portfolio transfers. Recognized for its related tax service and cross-border capability, frequently assisting international clients with both the buy and sell sides of transactions.

The team’s handling of cross-border private equity matters is emphasized by an interviewee, who remarks: “They are one of the most impressive firms we have worked with across Europe. They are an excellent boutique with a great culture and hands-on approach.”

Investment Funds
Strong choice for fund formation and asset management advice. Receives particular acclaim for its handling of structuring and tax aspects of investment deals and new funds established in private equity, alternative and regulated funds. Recognized for its rapid growth, the team has significantly boosted its resources in this area recently through several hires at associate level.

Clients say the team’s lawyers are “technically strong, courteous and pragmatic in their approach. Their strength lies in combining legal and tax advice, as well as their knowledge of fund structures and investments.”

One client appreciates that the team is “open to new business ideas and willing to develop new concepts together.”

Tax and transaction boutique with well-regarded expertise in M&A advice and tax planning. Continues to offer a focus on sectors such as transport, energy, infrastructure and telecoms and for experience in private equity and investment fund management. Also regularly advises on cross-border issues, particularly involving Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Russia.

One client enthuses that the firm offers a “perfect mix” of qualities, including “the tax specialization and precision you would expect from an international law firm but also the responsiveness and availability associated with a smaller firm.”

Others admire the way the team “understand things from a strategic point of view and always think ahead with a proactive approach.”

The following lawyers are recognized as leading practitioners in their areas of practice:

Piet Boonstra (Tax)
Marc van Campen (Private Equity)
Marcello Distaso (Investment Funds and Tax)
Edwin Liem (Corporate/M&A)
Maurits Tausk (Investment Funds)
Gesina van de Wetering (Tax)