Patrick Munk believes in improvement through specialization and innovation. He provides high quality and specialized legal services to innovative entrepreneurs and their investors.
He specializes in investment transactions in the field of seed financing, venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly advises founders of start-up and scale-ups, (high-net-worth) individuals, investment funds and strategic enterprises on investments in shares and (convertible) debt instruments, the special financial rights and governance aspects of equity or debt investments, sale and purchase transactions, employee participation plans, the underlying legal documentation and related business law aspects.
Patrick distinguishes himself as a casual, constructive and pragmatic lawyer with a strong focus on providing added value by creating win-win situations. Patrick graduated in private law and business law (2008) at the University of Groningen and holds a postgraduate degree in Mergers & Acquisitions from the prestigious Grotius Academy for postgraduate specialization studies. Before joining VESPER Attorneys, he worked at the boutique private equity law firm INGEN HOUSZ and at the M&A practices of AKD and Allen & Overy in Amsterdam.
Recent work includes acting on:
- multiple seed, series A and series B investment rounds by angels, regional development agencies, VCs and strategic enterprises in various start-ups and scale-ups;
- several (cross-border) M&A transactions, acting on either side;
- the creation of a new Seed and VC fund; and
- transactions for investors in VC funds (funds of funds)