Jeroen van der Hout

Partner, Corporate & M&A
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
T: +31 (0)20 3306659
F: +31 (0)20 4221758

Mr. van der Hout is an attorney at law in the Corporate & M&A practice of the Amsterdam office. Prior to joining Hill King Smith & Wood, he was associated with a renowned international European law firm from 2002 through 2006. During this period, he was involved in structuring and completing large acquisitions, joint ventures and divestments, (re)financing of secured funding as well as worldwide corporate restructurings for a wide variety of clients, mostly US multinationals. 

In 2007, he was one of the founding partners of Hill Smith King & wood. Mr. van der Hout has concentrated his practice on complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, tax driven reorganizations, private equity and venture capital investing, secured finance transactions and debt restructurings.

Education  Memberships

  • LLM US law, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • LLM Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Higher Economics and Business Administration, College for professional education The Hague, the Netherlands, specialist course Management, Economics and Law (BA)
  • Admitted to the Dutch and Amsterdam Bar 
  • Member of the International Bar Association

Recent Accomplishments and Transactions

  • Various M and a transactions for US to listing pharmaceutical company; 
  • Assisted with Dutch law matters in relation to a US listing of a Dutch company; 
  • Assisted with the establishment and bands issue of a Luxembourg Securitisation Vehicle; 
  • Attended to Dutch law aspects and legal opinion regarding Chapter 11 filing of publicly listed company and related facility financing; 
  • Attended to Dutch law aspects and legal opinion regarding international cash pool structure for a US multinational; 
  • Planning and coordination of consolidation in various Asian jurisdictions through intercompany mergers for a US multinational; 
  • Planning and implementation of the international reorganization and refinancing of a publicly listed organization;
  • Attended to Dutch law aspects and legal opinions regarding various letter of credit constructions and company guarantees for subsidiaries of public and privately held companies. 

New York
112 West 34th Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10120 United States of America
T: (+1) 212 946 4736

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1014 BA Amsterdam
1001 JD Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 330 6659

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11-12 St. James’s Square
London SW1Y 4LB
United Kingdom
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