Wouter Hofstee

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Wouter Hofstee


Wouter Hofstee is a corporate/M&A specialist who regularly acts for Dutch and international private equity and venture capital firms (sell- and buy side) as well as founders, family-owned companies and corporates. He has led numerous successful acquisitions and exits for investors, and has both private and public M&A experience. Wouter holds an LL.M. from the University of Groningen (cum laude). Before joining Olym in 2023, Wouter worked at the M&A departments of Stibbe in Amsterdam and New York, and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in Amsterdam.

Wouter’s recent work includes advising*:

– 3G Capital on the acquisition and take-private of Hunter Douglas
– Sonos on the acquisition of Mayht
– Alinda Capital Partners on the sale of BCTN to Infracapital
– Fyber on a public offer on its shares and subsequent take-private by Digital Turbine
– Accel-KKR on its series B investment in Friss Fraudebestrijding
– Songtradr on the acquisition of Massive Music
– Exact on the acquisition of Unit4’s Benelux business
– Nuvei Corporation on the acquisition of Smart2Pay
– Kartesia on its investment in HeadFirst Group
– Aquiline Capital Partners on its acquisition of Quintes Holding
– Eneco on its sale to Mitsubishi Corporation and Chubu
– The founders of KLG Europe on the sale of KLG Europe’s transportation business to Sinotrans Limited
– The founder of Squla on its sale to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
– AkzoNobel on the separation and sale of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC

* Prior to joining Olym