He specializes in mergers & acquisitions and corporate law, inter alia, covering joint ventures, public M&A, equity capital markets and private equity. Peter has been involved in numerous public takeover and public-to-private transactions, including groundbreaking hostile and mandatory takeover bids. His equity capital markets engagements include IPOs on several international stock exchanges, secondary offerings and private placements.

Peter also frequently acts in matters on large (international) alliances, joint ventures, buyouts and PE transactions for clients across a range of sectors, such as real estate, telecom and energy.

Peter has been at the helm of the Corporate practice of our London office between 2010 and 2016.

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Columbia University Program in American Law, 2000
Dutch corporate law, Leiden University, 1991
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Corten, P.E.B. (2021). Art. 9 Prospectusverordening 2017. GS Toezicht Financiële Markten, aantekening A en aantekening 1 t/m 12

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"The ‘flexible’ Peter Corten advised Toyota Industries on its €1.2bn purchase of Vanderlande Industries from NPM Capital."
Legal 500 (2018)
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