JOHN VAN DE NORTH is an experienced private equity and venture capital adviser focused on acquisitions, management buyouts, growth investments, joint ventures, co-investments, venture capital and debt financings.
John recently advised RDL Realisation plc, a premium listed investment fund, on its proposals to accelerate the repayment of the Zero Dividend Preference Shares issued by its subsidiary, RDLZ Realisation plc (RDLZ).
Prior to joining Sidley, John served as the general counsel of a venture-backed agricultural seed company and a leading European venture capital firm. In addition to his in-house roles, John was a partner in the private equity practice of another international law firm.
Admissions & Certifications
- District of Columbia
- University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1996 (with high distinction)
- University of Notre Dame, B.S., 1992 (Science Honors Program)