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Reinout Slot


Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages English, Dutch

Reinout Slot practices corporate and securities law, with particular expertise in completing deals that are concluded within complex regulatory environments.

In his practice, he regularly advises on the issuance of shares, bonds and other securities, public offers, acquisitions and sales of listed and private companies in the Netherlands and abroad, stock exchange listings and other capital markets transactions.

He has extensive experience in setting up investment funds, advising on the structuring and governance of funds, drawing up funds documentation, assisting with license applications as well as the issuance of participation rights for investors, including funds under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

Reinout joined CMS as a partner in 2002. Before that, from 1992 to 2002, he worked for Andersen Legal.

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"Reinout Slot is the key contact at CMS for investment funds work; he has expertise in structuring, fund formation and operation, and fundraising activities."

The Legal 500, 2019

"Reinout Slot heads the equity capital markets practice at CMS. His expertise includes advising on issuance of shares, bonds and other securities, public offers, acquisitions and sales of quoted and private companies in the Netherlands and abroad."

The Legal 500, 2019

"Highly regarded"

IFLR1000, 2019

Reinout Slot leads the team at CMS, which often handles cross-border mandates.

The Legal 500, 2018


  • Securities Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies

  • Business Economics (Finance), University of Amsterdam

  • Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam

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CMS rank­ings in The Leg­al 500 EMEA 2018
CMS - Fo­cus­ing on Funds
CMS - Fo­cus­ing on Funds  |  Double Trouble - France and Lux­em­bourg double tax treaty   This Fo­cus­ing on Funds up­date looks at a spe­cif­ic hot tax top­ic af­fect­ing how and where funds are struc­tured. In ad­di­tion to the in­creased gen­er­al fo­cus on dom­i­cili­ation.
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CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds
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