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 primarily handles private equity matters, advising on acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, and ongoing corporate advice.


Mr. Overmars' experience includes advising:

  • Buckeye Partners on the acquisition of a 50% stake in VTTI
  • Carlyle International Energy Partners on: 
    • the acquisition of Shell Upstream Gabon and a 75% stake in Shell Gabon, by portfolio company Assala Energy Holdings
    • the acquisition of Mazarine Energy BV an upstream oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands 
  • BC Partners on the acquisition of a majority interest in Synthon International Holding B.V., a global market leader in the development of complex generics
  • Leonard Green & Partners on the acquisition of CPA Global from Cinven
  • Bay Grove Capital and its portfolio company Lineage Logistics on:
    • The acquisition of Partner Logistics, a European automated cold storage provider with warehouses in the Netherlands, the UK and Belgium
    • The acquisition of Yearsley Group, a leading UK temperature controlled logistics service provider and frozen food distributor            
  • Astorg Partners on the acquisition by its leading multi-jurisdictional corporate services provider, SGG of:  
    • First Names Group from AnaCap Financial Partners   
    • Lawson Conner
    • Augentius 
  • Astorg Partners on the sale of its portfolio company Audiotonix to Ardian
  • 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
  • Repsol on the sale of a collection if liquefied natural gas assets to Royal Dutch Shell for an enterprise value of US$6.7 billion*
  • 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 a 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*

*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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