David van Ass
David is an associate director at Oaklins Netherlands, with particular expertise in equity capital markets and SPACs. Recent transactions include advising Avantium on its IPO in 2017 and its secondary offering in 2020. He was also involved in the IPO of the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Dutch Star Companies ONE on Euronext Amsterdam in 2018 initiated by Oaklins Netherlands, Oaklins Italy and co-promoters Niek Hoek and Stephan Nanninga. In addition, he worked on Dutch Star Companies ONE’s business combination with technology company CM.com in 2020 and the IPO of Dutch Star Companies TWO in 2020. David has also worked on several private sell-side transactions.
David joined Oaklins Netherlands in 2014 after completing an internship there. He has a master’s in behavioral economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.