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About Saloua Ouchan

Saloua is a corporate partner in our global transactions group, acting for (international) corporates, private equity firms and financial sponsors. She specialises in complex (cross border) mergers and acquisitions, growth capital transactions, joint ventures and carve-outs.

Saloua has a particular focus on the technology, media, infrastructure and energy transition related sectors. She has gained international experience as a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore and has worked on cross-border transactions covering multiple jurisdictions across Asia. Saloua is a Dutch law qualified lawyer and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. 

Recent work

Recent Transactions

  • Getir on its acquisition of fast grocery delivery group Gorillas.
  • AAC Technologies on the acquisition of a majority stake in Premium Sound Solutions, a global manufacturer of tech-enabled sound systems and acoustic solutions.
  • Macquarie Asset Management on its investment in leading sustainable aviation fuels platform  leading sustainable aviation fuels platform SkyNRG.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its investment in Power2X to accelerate the growth of Power2X as a development platform and fund green molecule projects.
  • Macromill, Inc on the sale of MetrixLab, a global insights technology and panel provider, to Toluna in exchange for (amongst others) a 17.4 per cent stake in Toluna.
  • KLAR on its investment in hallo, an automated services platform for SME clients providing mission-critical IT services.
  • Warburg Pincus on the €5.1 bn acquisition of T-Mobile Netherlands together with Apax;
  • Accenture on the acquisition of Sentia, a cloud consulting company that manages private and public cloud migrations.
  • Talpa Network on the proposed merger with RTL Nederland, merging their broadcasting and affiliated media businesses in the Netherlands. 
  • EQT Growth as lead investor in the Series E funding round of EUR 235 million in Mambu, valuing Mambu at EUR 4.9 billion post money and one of the highest-valued B2B SaaS companies founded in Europe.
  • EQT Growth on its Series C investment in Mollie, valued at USD 6.5bn.
  • Permira on its Series D €150m growth investment in online platform Catawiki, Europe’s leading curated online marketplace for special objects.
  • Marubeni Corporation on its proposed staged acquisition of Euroma Holding B.V. from a consortium of sellers, including Netherlands-based private equity firm Parcom.
  • Ardian on the acquisition of Deli Home, a leading Dutch made-to-measure manufacturer and distributor of high-quality timber-based home improvement products, from NPM Capital.
  • Springer Nature, the global research and education publisher, on its acquisition of Atlantis Press, a leading open access proceedings publisher.
  • A West-Coast tech company on its acquisition of a Dutch-based cloud computing company.
  • A consortium of financial advisors on their bid to acquire eBay Classifieds.
  • A leading US tech company on the acquisition of a music streaming service business.
  • NN Group, a leading Netherlands-based insurer, on the acquisition of VIVAT's non-life insurance business.
  • Telenet, the leading Belgian listed cable operator listed co-owned by Liberty Global, on its €400 million acquisition of the Belgian and Luxembourg cable business of SFR from Altice.
  • PGGM on its early stage minority investment in SCW Systems, a technology company utilising super critical water gasification as a sustainable way to produce green gas.
  • Bridgepoint on its acquisition of Vermaat Groep B.V., the Dutch market leader in high-end catering and hospitality services.
  • Talpa Network B.V., a Dutch mediatech group, on its joint venture with Azerion in respect of the launch of an online gaming platform (including advising on the pre-closing carve-out of the Dutch online gaming business of Azerion).
  • RNHB on its acquisition of a commercial real estate loan portfolio of c. €1.3bn purchased from FGH Bank NV, a real estate bank specialising in commercial real estate financing.
  • Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., on the acquisition of a 62,5% stake in the Horizon Group, active in the marine geophysical surveys and geotechnical services.
  • Wolseley Overseas Limited, a subsidiary of Ferguson plc, with its divestment of Wasco Holding B.V., a Dutch wholesaler in the HVAC business to Gilde Equity.
  • The security holder in relation to the enforcement sale of the business of Intertoys B.V.
  • Alteri Investors on the acquisition of toy retailer Intertoys from Blokker Holding B.V.
  • Talpa Network B.V., a Dutch mediatech group, on its acquisition of LINDA magazine (Mood for Magazines B.V.) including all (online) extensions from Sanoma Media Netherlands B.V.
  • Talpa Network B.V., a Dutch mediatech group, on its acquisition of LINDA magazine (Mood for Magazines B.V.) including all (online) extensions from Sanoma Media Netherlands B.V.
  • NPM Capital, a Dutch investment firm, on the acquisition of Deli Home & Garden from NV Deli Maatschappij.


Saloua studied Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam and subsequently trained as a judge and prosecutor trainee at the court in Zwolle/Lelystad. Saloua is admitted to the bar in the Netherlands and is a solicitor in England and Wales. 

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Amsterdam. Graduated cum laude - September 2001 to June 2005.
  • Internal program with the Netherlands Judiciary (Raio opleiding) - October 2005 to January 2009.