Baker Team Splits To Launch PE, M&A-Focused Firm

Law360, New York (January 05, 2012, 7:06 PM ET) — An initial group of about 15 lawyers will leave the Amsterdam office of Baker & McKenzie LLP to launch a new firm focusing on private equity work and eventually mergers and acquisitions, a source close to the matter said Thursday.

Private equity partner Marc van Campen is heading up the team that also includes Maurits Tausk, a partner in the firm’s corporate law and M&A practice group, according to the source and a statement from the firm itself.  Legal Week also reported that private equity partner…

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