Derk is an associate director at Oaklins Netherlands, where he leads the sports sector team. He is also a member of Oaklins’ business support services team. Derk has extensive experience in advising an array of clients, including family businesses, corporates and private equity firms, on numerous cross-border and local transactions. His expertise spans various sectors, especially sports, TIC, consumer goods, IT services and energy. Notable M&A transactions he has worked on include the sales of Naish to Kubus Sports, Trust to Egeria, Simadan to Parcom Capital and HSO to The Carlyle Group.
Derk joined Oaklins Netherlands in 2017 after completing his master’s in finance from the University of Groningen.