Tim Stevens


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.

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

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • “Vereniging Handelsrecht”
  • “Vereniging voor Effectenrecht”
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



Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2021

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1994

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Ondernemingsrecht (Company law)


Franklin & Marshall College, 1988

Notarial Law, University of Amsterdam, 1992 Law Degree, Dutch

Law, University of Amsterdam, 1994


Dutch, English
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