Sophie Dijkmans' practice focuses on domestic and international M&A for public and private companies, private equity transactions, general corporate governance issues, and the formation and structuring of business entities.
Sophie's recent experience includes advising SHV Energy on the sale of LPG business Primagaz in the Netherlands to DCC; Husqvarna on the acquisition of Blastrac, a leading provider of surface preparation technologies for the global construction and remediation industry; PETRONAS Chemicals on the acquisition of Da Vinci Group from Bencis Capital Partners (€163 million); and Garmin on the acquisition of Tacx, the leading manufacturer of indoor bike trainers.
Sophie also advised Total on the sale of its chemical division Atotech to The Caryle Group (US$3.2 billion), Hermes Microvision on its sale to ASML Holding in an all cash transaction (US$3.1 billion), NEP Group on its acquisition of Consolidated Media Industries, a major oil & gas service provider on the disposal of a subsidiary in Oman, and a Gulf-based investment group on a multimillion dollar investment in an oil & gas exploration project in Europe.
Furthermore, Sophie advises SHV Energy on an ongoing basis in relation to M&A and many other types of legal matters, including projects involving their renewable energy team.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2015, Sophie served several internships with top-tier international law firms.
- VU University Amsterdam (LL.M. in Corporate Law 2014); Erasmus University Rotterdam (LL.M. in Tax Law 2012; LL.B. in Tax Law 2011)
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Lawyer Awards 2015 — Winner, Corporate Team of the Year
The British Legal Awards 2015 — Winner, M&A Team of the Year
- Dutch, English, French