Skip to main content

Rutger Sterk is a local partner in the M&A practice and focuses on private equity transactions, founder transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and venture capital funding rounds, as well as real estate transactions and advising on corporate governance. His clients include private equity funds, real estate investment funds and large corporates.


  • Corporate & Securities
  • Real Estate



  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Legal Department Assistant, NIBC Bank, 2013
  • Legal Department Intern, NIBC Bank, 2012
  • Intern at various law firms


  • LL.M., Corporate Law, Utrecht University, 2014
  • LL.M., Financial Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2014
  • LL.M. Exchange Program, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2012
  • LL.B., Utrecht University, 2012
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Conversational