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What the team is known for

Boutique practice best known for its high-quality niche in venture capital transactions, acting for both investors and companies. Additionally handles corporate transactions with a significant presence in the technology and energy sectors, assisting with acquisitions, sales and investor exits. Continues to act for a number of private equity houses on financing rounds. Also assists with the structuring and formation of growth stage investment funds.

Strengths

One client comments: "They are extremely competent, very proactive and have a very good understanding of issues and a good knowledge of the market."

Another client notes that the lawyers are "good deal makers and negotiators."

Work highlights

Advised the shareholders of Newtec on the sale of the company by way of a controlled auction.

Notable practitioners

David Dessers advises on corporate and venture capital transactions and is particularly popular with investment firms and technology companies. One client comments: "Dessers can think outside of the box to find pragmatic solutions to risks and legal matters during negotiations." Another source attests that Dessers is "very approachable, friendly and intelligent."