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Bob van Zijl

Counsel
Kandidaat-notaris

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

Bob van Zijl is a kandidaat-notaris in our Corporate/M&A Practice Group. His knowledge and experience focus particularly on company law and the law of artificial persons. His areas of expertise include national and international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, investment funds, corporate governance, restructuring and legal divisions, securities and employee incentives.​

Bob's clients are mainly medium and large businesses and institutions. A significant portion of his clients belong to the retail, renewable energy, technology and media, real estate and venture capital sectors. Bob also focuses on family businesses.

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‘Bob van Zijl delivers quick and accurate corporate support when needed.’

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Relevant experience

  • Advises Curetis on its IPO with Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels
  • Advises Logistic Capital Partners on the realisation of its distribution centre for Primark
  • Advises Delin on the structuring and purchase of various distribution centres
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Memberships & Roles

  • Royal Notarial Professional Organisation
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Education

  • Company and Commercial Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Notarial Law, Utrecht University
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25/09/2020
Neth­er­lands to launch UBO re­gister
On 27 Septem­ber 2020, a UBO re­gister, to be main­tained by the Dutch Cham­ber of Com­merce and form­ing part of the Dutch trade re­gister, will be op­er­a­tion­al in the Neth­er­lands. Dutch com­pan­ies and oth­er...
23/09/2020
Neth­er­lands to launch UBO re­gister
On 27 Septem­ber 2020, a UBO re­gister, to be main­tained by the Dutch Cham­ber of Com­merce and form­ing part of the Dutch trade re­gister, will be op­er­a­tion­al in the Neth­er­lands.Dutch com­pan­ies and oth­er leg­al...
10/08/2020
CMS ad­vises Arkessa on the ac­quis­i­tion of Sim Ser­vices
CMS has ad­vised Arkessa on its ac­quis­i­tion of Sim Ser­vices.Sim Ser­vices is a Dutch in­de­pend­ent pro­vider of sim cards and ser­vices in the area of M2M (Ma­chine to Ma­chine) and IoT (In­ter­net of Things) com­mu­nic­a­tion.Arkessa...
07/07/2020
CMS ad­vises Im­mat­ics on the busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Arya Sci­ences Ac­quis­i­tion...
Im­mat­ics N.V. has an­nounced the com­ple­tion of its busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Arya Sci­ences Ac­quis­i­tion Cor­por­a­tion. The Im­mat­ics shares and war­rants are now traded un­der the sym­bol “IMTX” and the...
24/06/2020
CMS ad­vises Arkance Sys­tems on the ac­quis­i­tion of It­an­nex
CMS has ad­vised Arkance Sys­tems in con­nec­tion with its ac­quis­i­tion of It­an­nex, a Dutch soft­ware sup­pli­er of CAD and BIM solu­tions.Arkance Sys­tems is a soft­ware de­veloper for the con­struc­tion in­dustry...
08/06/2020
CMS ad­vises Byn­der on the ac­quis­i­tion of We ad­apt
CMS has ad­vised Byn­der in con­nec­tion with its ac­quis­i­tion of We ad­apt.We ad­apt is based in Am­s­ter­dam and has de­veloped a cre­at­ive man­age­ment plat­form for data driv­en video ad­vert­ising which en­ables its...
08/06/2020
CMS ad­vises Ok­uma on ac­quis­i­tion of Geld­erblom CNC Ma­chines B.V.
CMS has ad­vised Ok­uma on the ac­quis­i­tion of Dutch tool-mak­ing com­pany Geld­erblom CNC Ma­chines B.V. The cur­rent Geld­erblom site in Houten, the Neth­er­lands, with some 40 em­ploy­ees, will man­age all of Ok­uma’s...
12/03/2020
CMS ad­vises Equiniti on the ac­quis­i­tion of MonIdee
CMS has ad­vised Equiniti Group plc, an in­ter­na­tion­al tech­no­logy ser­vices and pay­ment spe­cial­ist, on the ac­quis­i­tion of MonIdee, an Am­s­ter­dam based busi­ness that of­fers tech­nic­al solu­tions for em­ploy­ee...
21/11/2019
CMS ad­vised Arkance on the ac­quis­i­tion of Dutch-Bel­gian CAD de­veloper Greenock
CMS has as­sisted Arkance with the ac­quis­i­tion of Greenock, a Dutch-Bel­gian de­veloper and ser­vice pro­vider in re­spect of CAD soft­ware. Arkance is a soft­ware de­veloper inter alia for the con­struc­tion...
08/11/2019
CMS ad­vises Arkance Sys­tems on the ac­quis­i­tion of CAD Ac­cent
CMS has ad­vised Arkance Sys­tems in con­nec­tion with its ac­quis­i­tion of CAD Ac­cent, a Dutch soft­ware de­veloper with a fo­cus on Auto­cad.Arkance Sys­tems is a soft­ware de­veloper for the con­struc­tion in­dustry...
01/11/2019
CMS ad­vises Green Gir­affe on its joint ven­ture with Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies
CMS has ad­vised Green Gir­affe on the dis­pos­al of 50% of its shares to Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies. This joint ven­ture will al­low Green Gir­affe to com­bine forces with Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies' ad­vis­ory busi­ness, DC Ad­vis­ory...
12/09/2019
CMS as­sisted South Korean in­vestor Kiwoom As­set Man­age­ment on the € 130...
CMS as­sisted South Korean in­vestor Kiwoom As­set Man­age­ment on the € 130 mil­lion ac­quis­i­tion of the land­mark Queens Towers in Am­s­ter­dam from a fund man­aged by Black­stone. The Queens Towers is a fully-let...