IX Zon, a solar park developer in the Dutch renewable energy market, on the sale of four ready to build solar parks located in the Netherlands to Chint Solar Europe
CropEnergies AG, Europe’s leading producer of renewable ethanol and part of Südzucker Group, on its 50% share participation in Syclus, a Dutch biobased chemicals start-up company that plans to build and operate industrial scale plants for the production of renewable ethylene from renewable ethanol
General Motors on its exercise of equity warrants in Stellantis NV, followed by the issue and immediate repurchase by Stellantis from General Motors of 69.1 million Stellantis common shares for a purchase price of approximately EUR 925 million
PortionPack Europe Group, part of Südzucker AG, on the acquisition of the entire share capital of CDLC Group (also known as ‘Crème de la Cream’), a co-packing and co-manufacturing company serving a broad international client base of B2B and B2C food companies
BENEO and its parent company Südzucker AG on the acquisition of the entire share capital of Meatless, a leading producer and B2B supplier of a portfolio of textured plant-based ingredients for use as meat or fish analogues
SkyTeam on the accession of ITA Airways, Italy’s new national carrier, as member of SkyTeam. ITA Airways replaced Alitalia, who ceased operations
CDP Equity SpA in relation to its acquisition of a c. 7.3% shareholding in Euronext NV, in the context of Euronext NV acquiring Borsa Italiana from London Stock Exchange Group for a cash consideration of EUR 4.325 billion.
CB on the 40% share participation by PostNL, the number one service provider in mail and logistics in the Benelux, in CB Healthcare.
A large European investment group as purchaser in a share transaction relating to the carve-out by Oxbow Carbon LLC of its activated carbon business. Oxbow is one of the world’s largest recyclers of refinery and natural gas byproducts.
A group of managers of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in the context of the transaction through which the management over the assets of BNP Paribas OBAM NV, one of the most reputable investment funds in the Netherlands and listed at Euronext Amsterdam, will become independent from BNP Paribas.
Wärtsilä Corporation, the Finland based global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy market, in relation to the restructuring of its SAM Electronics division
Fiducial Informatique, part of the Fiducial Group (the France based world leader in multi-disciplinary services for small business), on the acquisition of key IT-software systems for the hairdressing industry previously owned by the Wave Group
Südzucker AG, on its joint venture with ED&F MAN in relation to Liquid Feed Europe, a provider of liquid feeds for the farm sector and compound sector in Europe
The supervisory board of Telegraaf Media Group NV, the leading Dutch media company, in the context of the successful bid on TMG by the Belgian headquartered Mediahuis and VP Exploitatie
CB, a leading Benelux logistics service provider, on its 50% share participation in Printforce Nederland, one of Europe’s largest digital printing companies
Aspria, operating exclusive wellness clubs on the European mainland, in the buy-out proceedings against minority shareholders before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal
Euro Shoe Group SA/NV, a major fashion retailer in the Benelux, on its intended participation in Euronext Amsterdam listed Macintosh Retail Group
The defence foundation of Grontmij NV, a leading engineering consultancy company in Europe, in relation to the successful public bid on Grontmij by OMX Stockholm listed Sweco
Mithra Pharmaceuticals SA in the context of the listing of its shares on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels and on the acquisition of all shares in Wecare and Donesta Bioscience
Wartsilä Corporation on its joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the establishment of an engine manufacturing plant in Qingdao, People’s Republic of China in cooperation with Chinese Shipbuilding Industry Corporation
Nissha Group, the Japanese listed company engaged in industrial materials and devices, on the acquisition of the Schuster Group a producer of interior moulded components and plastic film for the automotive industry
Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), a worldwide player in the field of construction of trains on its Dutch joint venture with the Russian producer of rolling stock Sinara for purpose of the construction of subway trains and light rail vehicles for the Moscow region
Deutsche Bank AG in the context of the extensive litigation before the Dutch courts resulting from the fall of Fortis Bank SA/NV (now Ageas)
DCC plc, the leading Dublin based international sales, marketing and support services group on the acquisition of Go-Telecom
Maus Frères SA (and its subsidiary Devanlay SA) on the set-up of its joint venture for the sale, distribution and marketing of Lacoste clothing and shoes in the Benelux
Atradius Dutch State Business (ADSB), the Export Credit Agency for the Netherlands, on the financial restructuring of Royal IHC and the sale of IQIP. ADSB occupied in these matters a controlling position in the board of Stichting Continuïteit IHC, the sole shareholder of Royal IHC.
CB, a leading Benelux logistics service provider, on the revision of its governance structure, more in particular concerning the reallocation of powers between the supervisory board and the general meeting.
The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Nasdaq-listed Yandex NV on a complex and novel restructuring of its corporate governance.
Permanent counsel to Stichting Continuïteit Ahold Delhaize, the defence foundation of Amsterdam Euronext listed food retail group Ahold Delhaize NV.
SkyTeam and its members (including Delta Airlines, Air France and KLM) on the development and implementation of its new governance model. SkyTeam is organized through a Dutch cooperative structure, with its world-wide headquarters in the Netherlands
The supervisory board of Telegraaf Media Group NV, the leading Dutch media company, in the inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal relating to the competing public bids by Mediahuis/VP Exploitatie and Talpa
Global Publishing Group BV, the Dutch holding company of Grupo LeYa (the Portuguese multinational book publishing company), in inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal
The Curacao based defence foundation of Amsterdam Euronext listed Fugro NV, a leading geotechnical, survey, subsea, and geoscience services provider, in the context of the stake building by Boskalis Westminster in Fugro
The supervisory board of LyondellBasell Industries NV, the NYSE listed and Netherlands based chemical company, on certain corporate governance issues
WIF (Wooninvesteringsfonds), a Dutch real estate investment fund, in relation to complex consecutive multi-party corporate governance disputes in the context of the sale of WIF’s real estate portfolio for EUR 365 million to US/UK investment fund Round Hill Capital
SkyTeam and its members (including Delta Airlines, Air France and KLM) on the set-up and incorporation of its worldwide headquarters in the Netherlands and the revision of its Alliance membership structure
The supervisory board of Nutreco NV, a company producing animal nutrition, fish feed and processed meat products, on the revision of its anti-takeover and defence structure (before its delisting)
CB, a leading Benelux logistics service provider, on the revision of its governance in relation to its shareholder base, formed by the Dutch publishers and the Dutch booksellers association
The defence foundation of Grontmij NV, a leading engineering consultancy company in Europe, on the corporate governance structure of Grontmij
Dufry AG, the Swiss based global travel retailer, in the inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal against a group company of Vomar, the Dutch retail chain