Gerrit Jan Kappelle

Gerrit Jan Kappelle

Senior Associate

Gerrit has broad experience in M&A and growth capital.

He advises private capital managers on the full lifecycle of their investments, as well as founders and other corporate clients. 

Gerrit joined A&O Shearman in 2014. He has worked in the Amsterdam M&A practice group ever since, save for an 18-month training rotation to the Amsterdam Litigation practice group (advising on post-M&A disputes) and a one-year secondment to the Bangkok Corporate practice group (advising on general M&A). He is a CFA charterholder since 2021.



Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Ondernemingsrecht (Corporate Law)


CFA charterholder, CFA Institute, since 2021 
LLM, Universiteit Leiden, 2014


Dutch, English
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