Carlos Pita Cao

AKD - Netherlands

Partner | Head of Corporate M&A

Rotterdam | Amsterdam

+31 88 253 5575

Highly regarded




Practice areas:


  • Carlos heads AKD’s Corporate M&A Team. 
  • He is an experienced corporate M&A lawyer who advises on a wide range of corporate law issues, but 
  • concentrates on advising listed and privately held corporate, private equity and financial clients on Dutch and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as on management buyouts, joint ventures, commercial contracts and corporate advice. Carlos’ practice covers a broad range of sectors, including telecommunications, transport & logistics and ICT.

  • Advised Alphatron in the sale and divestment of Alphatron Security Systems to Swedish listed Securitas. 
  • Advised KKR UK-based portfolio company Kerridge CS in various acquisitions in the Benelux. 
  • Advised world-renowned premium sailing yacht builder Royal Huisman in the acquisition of P&G in Spain. 
  • Advised the shareholders of Snack Connection in the sale of a majority equity stake to GIMV.

  • M&A
  • Private equity 

  • Food and beverage 
  • Industrials 
  • Shipping 
  • Tech and telecoms 
  • Transport 

  • Rotterdam Bar 

  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • MA, Catholic University Brabant
  • LLM, King’s College London