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Benne Brouwer has extensive experience in fund formation and the formation of investment structures, including private equity, venture capital, real estate, and infrastructure strategies. In addition, Benne advises institutional investors contemplating investments in Dutch and international private funds, co-investments, and managed accounts and assists with negotiating the commercial terms and side letters involved in such transactions.

Benne also has experience advising on financial regulatory matters associated with the investment structures set up by asset managers, including AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive), ESG (environmental, social, and governance), and other financial regulatory laws.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2023, Benne worked at a large Dutch law firm. During this time he served two secondments with investment organizations, where he gained valuable experience in the fund industry/operations from the perspective of asset managers as well as from the perspective of investors.


  • Société Générale sells Société Générale Equipment Finance's (SGEF) activitiesJones Day is advising Société Générale in the sale of the professional equipment financing businesses operated by Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) to Groupe BPCE.
  • IceLake backed HeadFirst Global announces offer for Impellam Group PLCJones Day advised funds managed by Dutch PE firm IceLake Capital on the £483 million takeover of London listed Impellam Group PLC by HeadFirst Global, a company backed by funds managed by IceLake Capital.
  • Holland Capital completes €225 million fundraising Holland Capital Growth & Buy Out Fund VJones Day advised Holland Capital on its €225 million fundraising fifth growth and buyout fund, Holland Capital Growth & Buy Out Fund V.
  • Gilde Healthcare VI raises €740 millionJones Day represented Gilde Healthcare in connection with the establishment of Gilde Healthcare Venture & Growth VI with €740 million in commitments.
  • IceLake Capital Management B.V. closes IceLake Capital Fund IIJones Day advised IceLake Capital Management B.V. on the fundraising of its second private equity fund, IceLake Capital Fund II, an investment fund for the purpose of investing in small- and medium-sized companies with sustainable competitive advantages and solid growth prospects, with a general focus on the business services and software sectors in the Benelux, closing at €315 million.