Menno Geusens is an experienced associate with a strong focus on multijurisdictional transactions, including M&A (private and public), joint ventures, and corporate restructurings. He also advises clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance. Menno represents private and public companies, including private equity firms.
Key representations at Jones Day include: Aurelius Equity Opportunities in the controlled auction sale of Getronics Group; Total in the $3.2 billion sale of specialty chemical affiliate Atotech; Gimv, Draper Esprit, and Robert Bosch Ventures on the sale of GreenPeak Technologies; XIO Group on its $510 million acquisition of Lumenis Ltd; BioMarin Pharmaceutical on its $680 million acquisition of Prosensa Holding N.V.; and Gimv in various investments (including its investments in Joolz, a unique fast-growing premium pushchair brand, and United Dutch Breweries [UDB], an independent beer group).
Prior to the opening of Jones Day's Amsterdam Office in 2013, Menno worked for more than two years at the Amsterdam office of another international law firm.
Menno was one of the founders, and serves as a board member, of Forward, the first Legal LGBT Network in the Netherlands. He is also regularly involved in various pro bono activities and projects of the Firm.
Menno was a nominee for the M&A Young Talent Award 2016 of the Dutch M&A Community.
- Radboud University Nijmegen (Dutch and Notarial Law: LL.M. 2010; LL.B. 2009)
- Royal Notarial Professional Organisation (Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie), the Netherlands
- Dutch and English