Rogier Dahmen

Attorney-at-law Corporate law


Rogier Dahmen has worked since 1997 as a corporate and commercial attorney-at-law (advocaat) for leading law firms in international settings. He specialises in corporate and commercial law,  transactions, including corporate M&A and private equity, and ICT Law. Rogier worked in numerous cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, venture capital investments.

Rogier is a transaction enthusiast, and has built a track record that includes many mid-market and multiple billion euro deals.

Rogier was admitted to the Netherlands Bar in 1997. He worked at Stibbe (1997-1999), NautaDutilh (1999-2005) and Boekel De Nerée (2005-2008) and specialist boutique firms before becoming a member of BOLT Advocaten in 2016.

Rogier Dahmen earned a specialist IT law degree in 2021 and has an industry focus on technology business and transactions.

Rogier is eager to learn, solid and highly motivated. As a corporate and commercial lawyer, he is on top of all aspects of governance, legal and financial risk management and control.  Rogier is used to taking a commercial and strategic view on legal and other matters and narrow down complex situations into key decisions.

Rogier has ample experience in coordinating specialist teams, both in domestic and cross-border transactions.

Rogier did an exceptional job in supporting us with a very complex transaction. I can recommend Rogier as a person with
great legal background and deep skills of negotiation tactics. He is one of the best attorneys I have met. Self motivated, detail oriented and energetic. It’s an authentic pleasure working with him.
Frank Doorenbosch, RPC Group Plc

Rogier is a very good lawyer and a genuine nice guy to work with“, Teartse Schaper, Advent International

…Rogier Dahmen is highlighted for being ‘effective across a
broad range of corporate and commercial issues’ ….


Work Experience

  • 2016 – Present
    Lawyer/Partner BOLT Advocaten U.A.
  • 2011 – 2015
    Lawyer/Partner VDB Advocaten Notarissen, Eindhoven
  • 2008 – 2011
    Lawyer/Partner RE Advocaten, Amsterdam
  • 2005 – 2008
    Senior Associate Boekel De Nerée
  • 1999 – 2005
    Senior Associate NautaDutilh,
  • 2004
    Group Legal (M&A) ABN AMRO Bank, Amsterdam
  • 1996 – 1999
    Stibbe, Amsterdam
  • 1996
    Programma’s voor studentenstages Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, New York
  • 1995
    Stage Student Houthoff


  • 2022
    Grotius – Information technology law post master degree
  • 1997
    Admitted to the Bar
  • 1996
    Utrecht University – Master: civil & contract law, intellectual property, EU law
  • 1989
    Gymnasium β – St. Maartenscollege, Maastricht
  • Areas of expertise
    Corporate & Commercial, M&A, Private Equity, Technology
  • Focus on the industry
    Healthcare, Technology, Private Equity

In the course of his professional career Rogier has given and supervised various internal and external courses and seminars, including courses in the field of due diligence, leveraged buyouts, and company law. Noteworthy examples are:

  • Advanced M&A course for the Corporate Finance department of ABN AMRO Bank
  • Seminars on private limited liability companies (BV) for the Legal Department of ABN AMRO Bank
  • Development of investment and buy-out template documentation at NautaDutilh
  • Head of the development of know-how, precedent and model database team at VDB
  • Lecturer on M&A and corporate law subjects to accountants and tax advisors at VDB
  • Lecturer in 2005 and 2006 in courses organised by De Juridische Academie, a reputable Dutch institution providing legal courses to legal practitioners on M&A related subjects
  • Lecturer 2019 in expertise course for Dutch Corporate finance Association (DCFA)


  • Netherlands Bar Association (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten)
  • Dutch Association for Information Technology & Law (VIRA)
  • Netherlands Legal Practicioners Association (Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging)
  • Netherlands Commercial Law Association (Vereeniging Handelsrecht)

Track record

Aquative – legal counsel to founder shareholder and Aquative (NL) in the structuring and completion of the management buy-in of a minority shareholdings (2019)

Vortex Capital Partners  –legal counsel to Vortex and Kingfisher in acquiring mezzanine acquisition finance facility from Dexteritas Partners for the Fieber / Tritel companies platform (2019)

Spack  – legal counsel to family and shareholders re the restructuring and sale of 100% of the shares in Spack group (Netherlands, Spain) (2018)

Stantec – legal counsel to Stantec in the development and deployment of contracts re digital applications for the construction industry (2017-2019)

EFA Holding – legal counsel to founder shareholder of 100% of the shares in Apply (2018) to Oaktree Group

Timken   – Groeneveld Group  – legal counsel to Timken (US) and Groeneveld Group (NL, I, Fr) in respect of post acquisition corporate restructurings and integration (2018)

Stantec – Counsel to Stantec Inc (US/CA) and Stantec B.V. in the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Agel Adviseurs and the subsequent legal merger and integration (2020)

Vortex Capital Partners – Counsel to Vortex in the acquisition of 100% of the shares in EnableU B.V., a technology company

IMT  Group – Lead counsel to IMT Group and its shareholders in the sale of 100% of the shares and reinvestment in the acquiror, an international strategic partner (2022)

BESQ  Group – Counsel to BESQ Group in respect of setting up its investment platform and the acquisition of BBK B.V. (2023)

Peacock Containers  – Counsel to Peacock Containers (Sinagapore, NL) in the sale of 100% of the shares to Arcus Infrastructure Partners (2021)

Odin-RVB – Counsel to RVB Shipping and its shareholders in the merger with Odin (2021)

Easysoft International  – counsel to Easysoft International and its shareholders in the sale of 100% of the shares to Instructure Global Limited (2021)

Locasoft – counsel to the shareholders of Locasoft B.V. in the sale of 100% of the shares to Guesty, Inc. (2021)

Strix Group – counsel to Shopworks (NL) in the acquisition and subsequent merger with Strix (Bold Brand Commerce sp z o. o. (Poland) and the formation of Strix Group (2022)

Mango Care  – counsel to the shareholder of Mango Care B.V. in the sale of a majority of the shares to Louwman Group (2023)

Digital Survival Company – Counsel to the investors in the acquisition of 100% of the shares and the subsequent acquisition of 100% of the shares in Product League (2021)

Cohedron – counsel to Cohedron in various buy and build acquisitions (2019-2023)


Business secrets (knowhow)

Dutch Corporate Finance Association (2019)

Legal aspect for the corporate finance practice

Bottlenecks in Buy-out Transactions by Public Offer

Corporate Finance Jaargids 2003 – Rogier Dahmen

Electronic Media and the Supervision by the Securities Board of the Netherlands and the Dutch Bank: Recent Policy Rules

V&O, juli 1999 – Rogier Dahmen


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