Sjoerd has been an attorney since 2003, specialising in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions and venture capital. Clients of Sjoerd include many emerging companies, business angels and venture capital funds. Sjoerd is co-founder of Capital Waters, mentor at UtrechtInc, organiser of the yearly Venture Capital Legal course of the Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP) and co-author of the book ‘Venture Capital Deal Terms: a guide to negotiating and structuring venture capital transactions’.
Sjoerd also has a strong track record as corporate / M&A lawyer. Sjoerd is chairman of the Dutch Corporate Finance Association and regularly advises clients on domestic and international M&A transactions and represents clients in (corporate) litigation matters.