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Jelmer Kalisvaart is a member of the Corporate Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Amsterdam office. He focuses his practice on capital markets, including initial public offerings (IPOs), secondaries, rights offerings, convertible and debt securities and public takeover bids. Jelmer advises listed companies, underwriters, multinationals, private equity houses and hedge funds on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions as well as on securities regulations and corporate governance.

Before joining Greenberg Traurig in 2021, Jelmer worked at a large international law firm for more than 15 years.


  • Equity capital markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities regulations
  • Debt capital markets
  • Private equity


Recognition & Leadership

  • Recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, Capital markets: Equity-Netherlands, 2020 and 2022
  • Member, Dutch Bar Association


  • Post Graduate Degree, Mergers & Acquisitions, Grotius Academy
  • LL.M., Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent