Panel of judges M&A Awards 2021

A small group of experienced captains of industry is selected to cast their votes for the Awards categories ‘Best Deal’ and ‘Best Deal Mid-Cap’.

Marc van Gelder (Chairman)

Founder & CEO at Dennendonck Investments and former CEO of Mediq

Koos Breen

Former CEO Van Leeuwen Buizen Groep, specializes in family and private equity owned businesses in the mid-market segment.

Heleen Kersten

Partner at Stibbe

Maurits Duynstee

Partner at Axeco

Cilian Jansen Verplanke

Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal

Stewart McCrone

Head of Strategy, M&A and Partnerships at Philips

Ton van Veen

CFO and a member of the board of directors of supermarket chain and family business Jumbo

Jury Best Diversity Firm

Desiree van Boxtel

Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal

Simone Brummelhuis

Founder at Borski Fund and initiator TheNextWomen

Hendrik Jan Biemond

Diversity & Inclusion Partner at Allen & Overy

Joeri de Groot

Managing Director at AlpInvest Partners

Meltem Koning-Gungormez

Partner at Van Doorne

Kay de Gier-Formanek

Founder and CEO at KAY Diversity & Performance

Jury Best Deal Small-Cap

Robert de Boeck

Founder and Management Partner of Antea

Rob van der Laan

Founder and Managing Partner of NewPort Capital

Brigitte van der Maarel

Managing Partner at Karmijn Kapitaal

Maasbert Schouten

Entrepreneur, investor and CEO of MaasInvest N.V.

Jury Best Young M&A Advisor

Tanja Kramer

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at KPN

Wendy van Luit

Senior Manager Deals Strategy at PwC Netherlands

Christiane van der Wateren

Senior Director Mergers, Acquistions and Divestments at Philips

Willianne van Zandwijk

Managing partner and Head of Corporate M&A Practice at NautaDutilh UK

Jury Best Young M&A Lawyer

Marieke Pols

Attorney-at-law De Roos Advocaten

Hanneke Rothbarth

Partner Corporate and M&A at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Terry Verheij

Partner at Voxius

Eric Wijs

Managing Director and Head of Benelux at Lincoln International

Jury Best Young PE Manager

Remco van Daal

Partner PwC Transaction Services & Management Board at PwC Advisory NV

Ronald Kemmeren

Vice President at HPE Growth

Leonard Spigt

Investment Manager at Active Capital Company

Nathalie van Woerkom

Partner and lawyer at AKD