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Bas Vletter

Bas Vletter focuses his practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets (public offers and IPOs), international and national joint ventures, and private equity. He has acted as legal adviser in several high-profile private and public transactions, including the first successful public hostile bid in the Netherlands. Bas is the trusted advisor to a number of Dutch listed companies and their boards.

Concentrations

  • Energy
  • Exploration and production
  • Power and utilities
  • Private equity
  • Renewables
  • Maritime law
  • Insolvency
  • Transactions

Capabilities

Experience

  • 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.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers Global, 2018, 2020
  • Listed, Chambers Europe, 2020
  • Listed, Acritas Stars™ Independently Rated Lawyers, “Star Lawyers,” 2020
  • Listed, IFLR1000, "Highly Regarded," M&A, 2020
  • “Bas Vletter advises international private equity houses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. He also represents management and supervisory boards of listed companies in governance-related matters.” (Chambers Global, 2018)
  • Member, International Bar Association, 1995-Present
  • Member, Commercial Law Association, 1995- Present
  • Member, Association for Securities Law, 1995-Present

Credentials

Education
  • LL.B., Leiden University, 1984
Admissions
  • The Netherlands
Languages
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Fluent