Mark van Dam
Partner - Attorney at law

Mark van Dam

Mark van Dam, attorney at law, is a member of the investment management practice group in our Amsterdam office.

About Mark van Dam

Mark van Dam, specializes in fund formation, fund investments and other investment management arrangements.

He has approximately 20 years experience in private equity and venture capital fund formation and investments, both in Amsterdam, London and New York. Mark’s practice is focused on Dutch managers of private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and debt funds, for whom he acts as lead counsel in international fundraisings, including many with the European Investment Fund and similar semi-governmental institutions as investors. Mark van Dam also has particular experience in spin outs of private equity teams from large financial institutions, restructurings of management structures, team members departures and similar matters relating to fund managers. Mark gives lectures on this subject. Mark is a member of the Amsterdam and New York counters.

What others say about Mark

Chambers Europe: "Mark van Dam is valued by clients for his expertise relating to fund structuring. He advises on alternative investment fund formation and on domestic and international private equity fund formation. He recently assisted DIF Management with the formation of the DIF Infrastructure V fund." (2019)

Chambers Europe: "Mark van Dam boasts expertise in private equity fund formation and structuring. His work highlights include acting for Nedvest Capital on the formation of Nedvest Fund II, with a committed capital of EUR 102 million. One interviewee highlights van Dam's 'experience, practicality and knowledge of what is going on in the market', adding that he is also 'sharp and a highly intelligent lawyer'." (2018)


  • Masters in American law, Harvard Law School (LL.M.) (Fulbright scholar), 1996
  • Masters in Dutch law, University of Utrecht, 1995
  • Masters in Political History, University of Utrecht, 1992


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German

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