INGEN HOUSZ is a Netherlands-based boutique law firm, specialized in venture capital transactions.

We are a market leader in the following areas:
* venture capital investment rounds
* exits of venture capital-backed companies
* corporate venturing transactions

We negotiate and close more venture financings annually than any other Dutch law firm.

Although no two deals are ever the same, our market knowledge enables us to work efficiently and contribute exceptional insights.

Making targeted introductions between company and investor is one of our roles in the startup ecosystem and part of our responsibility to clients.

It also happens to be one of the most rewarding things we get to do.


"Best M&A Lawyer Midmarket”

M&A Awards 2017 https://mena.nl


Number 1 ranking in 2017 M&A League Tables Benelux Legal Advisors

Mergermarket, 2018


Gouden Zandloper 2018: 'Best presterende M&A advocaat'

Advocatie (Sdu) 2018

Founding partner Matthijs Ingen-Housz at INGEN HOUSZ assists with shareholders agreements in the corporate field, winning praise for his negotiation skills. His practice covers M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate matters, acting on behalf of entrepreneurs, financial institutions and multinationals. Interviewees describe him as "very sharp with a calm demeanor, and able to pick up on the little details."'

Chambers & Partners, 2016 Global edition

'Matthijs Ingen-Housz of INGEN HOUSZ is especially active advising on investments, as well as sale and exit transactions, buyouts and fund formations. Clients appreciate his "in-depth knowledge of the field of business in which he operates. His approach is solid and thorough without losing sight of commercial aspects."'

Chambers & Partners, 2016 European edition

‘Another [client] describes Matthijs Ingen-Housz: "very oriented towards finding solutions in light of the business - balancing legal aspects. Very focused on the outcome and always keeping the final goal in mind.”

IFLR1000, edition 2014

'Matthijs Ingen-Housz receives warm praise for his client-oriented approach: "He's crucial for us – very well connected in the financial investor community."‘

Chambers & Partners, European edition 2013