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We are a boutique investment bank with hands-on advisors who possess unmatched expertise in the Transportation, Logistics and Infrastructure sectors.

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A brief


Seven Lakes Partners is a specialized investment bank dedicated to delivering differentiated solutions through a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ strategic objectives. Our senior bankers, equipped with deep sector expertise and a proven transaction track record, provide independent, client-centric advice and ensure flawless execution of complex M&A deals.


M&A and financing transactions closed by our senior bankers


of our transactions are cross-border


Offices in New York and Amsterdam


Countries in which our bankers have executed M&A transactions



Our strong drive to truly understand, our creative thinking deep industry knowledge and unwavering commitment to senior involvement enables us to provide a level of service that transcends the ordinary and assist our clients in realizing their strategic ambitions. Seven Lakes Partners aims to build long-term partnerships and aspires to be your trusted advisor.

  • Mergers & Aquisitions
  • Sell-side Advisory
  • Buy-side Advisory
  • Strategic Financial Advisory

Seven Lakes Partners specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) transactions. We operate predominantly in Europe and North America and focus on originating, structuring, and negotiating deals for our clients, which include family-owned businesses, private equity and infrastructure funds, and large, publicly traded companies. We commit to exceptional deal execution with senior-level involvement, ensuring continuity, experience, and expertise at every transaction stage.



Seven Lakes Partners is a sector-focused investment bank. Our specialization allows us to develop a deep understanding of industry dynamics, enabling us to deliver superior client service and optimize transaction outcomes.

Transportation & Logistics

Seven Lakes Partners leverages its deep industry expertise in Transportation & Logistics. We navigate the intricacies of the sector by focusing on specialized niches, such as temperature-controlled logistics, specialized transportation and logistics solutions, and returnable logistics solutions.

Logistics Infrastructure

Seven Lakes Partners has a longstanding track record in Logistics Infrastructure such as cold chain infrastructure. This specialization positions us as a leading global advisor in the cold storage market.

Food & Agriculture

Our senior bankers leverage their decades long Food & Agriculture expertise to unlock unique insights for Transportation, Logistics and Infrastructure clients.


The team

Seven Lakes Partners leverages a dynamic and diverse team to drive client success. Our team members bring a wealth of experience gained in investment banking, private equity, and consultancy. We foster a collaborative environment where unique perspectives are welcome and valued. This empowers us to deliver high-quality solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs.

Martijn Breur
Managing Partner, New York Learn more
Bram Stevens
Managing Partner, New York Learn more
Jef Erends
Partner, Amsterdam Learn more
Carmen López-Contreras
Vice President, Los Angeles Learn more
Yannick van der Veer
Analyst, Amsterdam Learn more
Lorenzo De Gaudenzi
Analyst, Amsterdam Learn more
Maxim Wakker
Analyst, Amsterdam Learn more
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New York

14 Store Rd
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
United States of America

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De Lairessestraat 154,
1075 HL, Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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