“Notable corporate boutique practice acts for corporates, private equity firms and newly established funds on a range of corporate and M&A matters, with particular expertise in venture capital transactions. Highly active in the media, food and technology sectors.” (Chambers Guide Europe 2018)
Below a selection of recent transactions and cases we worked on.
INVESTMENT IN LEQUEST
We advised LeQuest in an investment round in which InnovationQuarter, Noaber/NextGen, Philips Health Technology Ventures and MedFinance participated. LeQuest is a supplier of medical technology education.
We advised the shareholders of Moonen Packaging on the sale of Moonen Packaging to OptiGroup, a Swedish company. Moonen Packaging specialises in the design, management and distribution of food and non-food packaging, packaging materials, hygiene products and disposables to customers around Europe, particularly those active in the food sector and in the retail, the hospitality and the catering industry.
We advised Exasun on bringing in ING Sustainable Investments, ENERGIIQ and ABN Amro as new investors in Exasun. Exasun develops and produces high-quality, aesthetic solar panels in the Netherlands.
We advised GoodFuels on bringing in Social Impact Ventures, a Dutch impact investor, as a new investor in GoodFuels. GoodFuels supplies sustainable biofuels to the marine industry and the road & rail industry.
We advised ArchiMed, a French private equity firm, on its investment in Soest Medical Group. Soest Medical Group is specialised in the field of medical supplies.
We advised the shareholders of Sivomatic on the sale of Sivomatic to Mineral Technologies, an American listed company. Sivomatic is specialist in cat litter with production sites in the Netherlands, Austria and Turkey.
We advised Vortex Capital Partners, a Dutch private equity firm, on purchasing Tritel and Fieber. Tritel and Fieber deliver (optical fibre) internet, telephone and cloud services to enterprises.
We advised the shareholders of Kropman Installatietechniek on the sale of a majority stake in Kropman Installatietechniek to Eiffage Energy, a French listed company. Kropman Installatietechniek specialises in the design, the construction, the management and the operation of fittings in building.
We advised Mentha Capital, a Dutch private equity firm, on the sale of Optimum Group to IK Investment Partners, a pan-European private equity firm. Optimum Group is a printer of self-adhesive labels, banding and shrinks sleeves, primarily serving the food, retail, cosmetics, pharma, home & personal care, logistical and chemical industry.
We advised Dynamic Credit on bringing in AEGON as a new investor, which bought a minority interest of 25% in Dynamic Credit. Dynamic Credit is an asset management and direct lending firm.
We advised Standard Investment, a Dutch private equity firm, on purchasing of Riedel from FieslandCampina. Riedel produces fruit juices and drinks under brands like Appelsientje, Coolbest and Dubbelfrisss.
We advised the shareholder of Uniekaas on the sale of the brand Uniekaas and its Dutch business activities to DOC Dairy Partners B.V. These include the entire ripening, packaging and production facility of the company in Kaatsheuvel.
We advised the Swiss company Cotecna Inspection on its purchase of NofaGroup. NofaGroup provides test and inspection services for edible oils, fats, nuts and spices in the Netherlands and Ukraine.
We advised Marqt bringing in two new investors, Triodos and Social Impact Fund, which obtained a minority interest in Marqt. Marqt is a supermarket chain that sells organic and sustainable products.
We advised Libra Energy on the sale of a majority interest to Rensa Groep. Libra Energy is a distributor of sustainable energy systems in Europe.
We advised the private equity firm Mentha Capital on its investment in Aethon. Aethon provides flexible staffing services to care institutions, authorities and housing associations.
We advised the shareholders of Avio-Diepen on the international sale of the business to KAPCO Global. Avio-Diepen is a major manufacturer of aircraft components.
Our firm advised Nordian Capital on the 100% disposal of Luzac to NCOI. Luzac is a private school with locations throughout the country, that offers an accelerated diploma programme to its students.
We advised the shareholders of Market Food Group on the minority participation by Van Lanschot Participaties. Market Food Group is a partner for a wide range of food concepts, known with its formulas such as “Le Perron” and “Bakkerij 't Stoepje”.
Our firm advised Nedvest Capital on the sale of its interest in GMT Europe to the Ireland-based AMCS Group. Nedvest is a Dutch venture capital company. GMT Europe develops software and technology in the areas of waste treatment, recycling and reuse. AMCS Group is a renowned software supplier in the waste treatment and recycling industry.
We advised Van Wonen Vastgoedontwikkeling on the acquisition of 47 development positions in the north-east of the Netherlands of BAM Vastgoed, an international listed building group.
Our firm advised the management of Group of Butchers in the reinvestment in connection with the disposal of the interest of Nordian Capital in Group of Butchers to Equistone Partners. Group of Butchers is a leading Dutch meat products manufacturer.