Bas Vletter

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.


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


Recognition & Leadership

  • “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


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