M&A Lookout 2022 – General Counsel focus points for tech M&A
november 1, 2021
This year was a record-breaking year with global M&A activity hitting an all-time high in the first half of 2021, despite the global COVID-19-restrictions having an impact on the economy. In Europe, the deal value increased with 111% (compared to 2020) to nearly EUR 500 billion. In the US, the deal value amounting to USD […]
Florian is a legal director within the Amsterdam Corporate M&A and Private Equity practice and concentrates in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic partnerships, asset transactions and (leveraged) buy outs.
Before joining Baker McKenzie Florian worked for various international law firms and headed the M&A department of a national law. Before moving into private practice Florian worked in diplomacy as a (senior) legal counsel for the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for almost a decade. Considering his broad international experience, diplomatic skills and personal approach his clients appreciate him for being their stronghold during challenging and decisive negotiations. He is a published author and was awarded personal recognition for his contribution to the OPCW winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013.
Laila is a senior associate in the Corporate M&A Practice Group in Baker McKenzie’s Amsterdam office. She has experience in private equity/venture capital, corporate restructuring and strategic M&A transactions and focuses on the renewable energy and utilities sector. Laila also has a background in advising (inter) national clients, including banks, in respect of (acquisition) financing transactions.