François Koppenol obtained his MA at Leiden University. He has been involved in many national and international M&A transactions, which have included a great number of private equity deals and venture capital investments. Currently, besides assisting clients on strategic takeovers and buyouts, he regularly advises several Dutch investment funds on their investments and exits. In that setting, François also often acts as counsel to sellers.

Combining this knowledge with his knowledge and experience in the area of insolvency and restructuring, François also advises clients on the various aspects of distressed M&A.