Maarten Overmars

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Maarten Overmars is an associate in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ London office. Mr. Overmars’ practice focuses on private equity, advising on acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, and ongoing corporate advice.


Mr. Overmars' experience includes advising:

  • Onex Corporation in connection with its acquisition of KidsFoundation, a leading Dutch childcare provider 
  • Platinum Equity on its US$1.3 billion acquisition of Wyndham Worldwide’s European vacation rental business    
  • The Carlyle Group on the €10.1 billion acquisition by Carlyle and GIC of AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business 
  • A consortium of long-term investors on the €3.7bn acquisition of a Dutch vehicle management company, from a joint venture involving an automobile manufacturer and a financial institution* 
  • A private equity company on their acquisition of fire protection provider from two investments companies*   
  • An investment company on its co-investment in an international payment services company*
  • Two publishing companies on the sale of a Media company to a Belgium publisher*
  • A global IT support service, on its acquisition of certain technology subsidiaries in Europe*
  • Buckeye Partners in US$1.15 billion acquisition of 50% interest in VTTI, a leading independent provider of energy storage solutions
  • Bay Grove on the acquisition of Partner Logistics, a European automated cold storage provider with warehouses in the Netherlands, the UK, and Belgium
  • Carlyle International Energy Partners on its investment in Mazarine Energy, an upstream oil and gas company with existing assets in Tunisia

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

  • Bar Qualification
    • England and Wales (Solicitor)
    • Netherlands (Advocaat)
    • Certificate, Law Firm School, 2011
    • LL.B. (Hons) in Dutch Law, VU University Amsterdam, 2009
    • LL.M. in Dutch Corporate Law, VU University Amsterdam, 2009
    • English
    • Dutch
  • Practices
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