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2022

  • We are pleased to announce that Luke van de Laar will be joining the firm as per 1 November 2022 as senior associate. Luke started his career at Houthoff in 2013, where he was part of the M&A team for over nine years. He specializes......

  • Our firm advised General Motors on the Dutch law aspects of a share repurchase transaction with Stellantis NV, the global automaker resulting from the merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA. The transaction entailed the exercise by G...

  • Our firm advised CropEnergies AG, Europe’s leading producer of renewable ethanol, on its 50% share participation in Syclus, a Dutch biobased chemicals start-up company that plans to build and operate an industrial scale plant for the production...

  • Our firm advised PortionPack Europe Group on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of CDLC Group (also known as ‘Crème de la Cream’). PortionPack Europe Group is an international group of companies (including Van Oordt The Portion Company, Por...

  • Our firm advised BENEO, specialised in functional food ingredients, and its parent company Südzucker AG, on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Meatless. The acquisition of Meatless supports Südzucker’s goal of evolving from a large...

2021

  • Our firm advised SkyTeam on ITA Airways, Italy’s new national carrier, becoming a member of SkyTeam. ITA Airways replaced Alitalia Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A., which ceased operations on 14 October 2021. With ITA Airways on board, SkyTeamR...

  • Our firm has been ranked again as a leading firm for Corporate/M&A in the 2021 edition of  the EMEA Legal 500 guide for Commercial, Corporate and M&A, with very flattering feedback on the firm and its three name partners. In the guide...

  • Our firm advised one of its longstanding international clients on a carve-out transaction regarding the sale of a majority share stake in its largest Dutch subsidiary to a Germany-based international group of companies. For strategic reasons, the par...

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