Lennart Crain

AKD - Netherlands



+31 88 253 5237

Highly regarded




Practice areas:

Private equity

Lennart Crain is an Amsterdam-based Corporate partner focusing on M&A and Private Equity.

Lennart specializes in private and public M&A, including controlled auctions, public bids, complex disentanglements and leveraged buyouts. He is a seasoned dealmaker in cross-border transactions for corporates, financial institutions and PE alike, and across several industries.

  • The founding Tadolini family and management in the buyout of industrial firm Megadyne by private equity firm Partners Group and roll-over into a combination with Ammeraal Beltech at a combined value of €2bn
  • A Dutch PE firm’s acquisition of a 5-star hotel
  • One of Sweden’s largest conglomerates on multiple acquisitions in the industrial space
  • A PE firm’s exit from a financial intermediary
  • Kuala Lumpur-listed IOI Corp.’s sale of a 70% stake in Loders Croklaan to Bunge (NYSE: BG) for an implied enterprise value of $1.4bn

  • M&A
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Netherlands

  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

  • MBA, Columbia Business School (2010)
  • LL.M., Maastricht University (2004)