Luc Habets


Luc Habets

lawyer, partner

Luc Habets is specialized in corporate takeovers and private equity transactions. He also fulfills a number of external lectureships in these areas. Industry peers have repeatedly nominated Luc as one of the leading Dutch takeover lawyers. In 2016 he won a prestigious M&A award, being named 'Best M&A Lawyer Mid Market'.

Luc has been with Lexence since 1998. Before that he worked for an international law office (in Amsterdam and Jakarta) where he became partner in 1996. Luc was admitted to the Bar in 1989.
 
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Chambers Global (2016) ranked Luc Habets for Coporate/M&A.
 
Chambers Europe: 'Luc Habets is a transactional corporate lawyer reputed for his work in the mid-market. Clients describe him as "very proactive and customer-oriented," and somebody who "facilitates rather than frustrates deals." Another source says: "He has very good lines of information, makes sure that the negotiations stay on track and is very convincing.' 'Luc Habets specialises in mid-market M&A transactions, particularly investments, and is described by clients as "phenomenal in negotiations" as well as in "coming up with pragmatic and balanced solutions."' (2016). 
'Luc Habets is highly regarded for his expertise in an array of private equity work. He continues to advise Waterland Private Equity on its majority investment in Quinity' (2015). 
 
Legal500: 'Lexence’s sizeable team handles a high volume of mid-market deals, an area in which Luc Habets is well known. He recently advised a leading Dutch private equity group on its investment in a European company' (2015).