Vivan IJzerman is a corporate/M&A lawyer with extensive experience advising businesses, investors and founders in corporate/M&A transactions, particularly in the field of private equity transactions, joint ventures and other strategic cooperations. Vivan also focuses on international mid-market M&A.

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  • Advising Live Nation on multiple transactions, including the acquisition of Ziggo Domme & AFAS live, the most prominent concert venues in the Netherlands.
  • Advising Crisp B.V., the leading Dutch online organic supermarket player, on a €75 million equity financing from its existing investors, new investors and venture debt financing provided by Triple Point Capital and the strategic acquisitions of De Eetfabriek and De Krat.
  • Advising Invest-NL, Estari and Quadia Capital on its investment in Dott, a provider of shared e-bikes and e-scooters in multiple cities throughout Europe.
  • Advising SunOpta, Inc. on the €330 million sale of its Tradin Organic Food business to Amsterdam Commodities N.V.
  • Advising Arnold Participaties, a holding company encompassing Olympia, Ennea and Vondel&Nassau, on the acquisition of VAPRO.


  • VU University, Post Graduate Legal Study, Mergers and Acquisitions: Law and Finance Skills, 2022
  • Law Firm School, Post Graduate Legal Study, 2021
  • Dutch Bar Association, Vocational Programme Legal Profession, 2021
  • Utrecht University, Master of Laws, Legal Research, 2018
  • Utrecht University, Bachelor of Laws, 2013


  • Amsterdam, 2019


  • Dutch
  • English
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