About Wouter Helder

Wouter Helder specializes in M&A and private equity transactions. He also advises on fund structuring and assists in management buyouts and buy-ins. His clients include national and international private equity funds, strategic partners, management teams and directors who are also major shareholders.

Wouter guest lectures on the takeover process, corporate structures and forms of cooperation.

Wouter has been with Lexence since 2000 and became a partner in 2008. Since 2018, Wouter is member of the management board of Lexence.

Legal 500 (2019)
''The team is 'able to think about pragmatic solutions which is often missing from other firms'. Wouter Helder is a notable name.''
  • Legal 500 (2019): "The practice, which has hired a number of new associates of late and has an impressive mid-market presence."

  • Chambers (2019): "Clients describe the team's approach as 'smart, thorough and commercially minded'. Another source praises the 'dedicated and knowledgeable team', noting that the lawyers are 'good on both strategy and detail'."

  • Legal 500 (2018): "Lexence’s 'very knowledgeable' team provides 'closely tailored advice'."

  • Chambers (2018): "According to clients, the team is 'very impressive, pragmatic and very good in negotiations', and 'they are also very responsive'."

  • Legal 500 (2017): "Lexence’s 'trustworthy' department provides a 'seamless service' for its clients."

  • Chambers (2017): "Another client is particularly impressed with the team's soft skills, remarking: 'They talk to entrepreneurs well, they are creative and focused on solutions, they are extremely trustworthy, reliable and attuned to our needs'."