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In 2014 we celebrate NautaDutilh’s 290th anniversary. No other European law firm can match our longstanding tradition of unconventional thinkers and innovators. A tradition that we are proud of. And, a tradition we wish to continue.
NautaDutilh Brussels published its first report on expectations in the Belgian private equity and venture capital sector.
NautaDutilh publishes report "2020 Banks' Duty of Care"
In the March issue of Accountant, Monique van Dijken Eeuwijk talks about the legal aspects of big data. Monique explains what - within the framework of the Accountants Supervision Act - we need to look out for when using big data.
On 26 February 2014 Bouwinvest Real Estate Investment Management B.V. became one of the first parties in the Netherlands to be granted a license under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) by the AFM.
On 28 February 2014, COFCO Corporation and Nidera signed an agreement pursuant to which COFCO will acquire 51% of Nidera. NautaDutilh acted as legal advisor to Nidera.
NautaDutilh assisted with the transfer of VTTI's interest in Shtandart TT B.V. to Summa. Shtandart won a tender for the construction and operation of 2 million m3 crude and oil products hub in the Port of Rotterdam.
On 24 February 2014, our client Venn Partners LLP announced their move into the Dutch mortgage market by acquiring three subsidiaries of Banque Artesia Nederland N.V. NautaDutilh assisted Venn with the acquisition of these subsidiaries, a take-out of the portfolio and the financing. In addition, NautaDutilh assists Venn with the contemplated refinancing by means of its first securitisation transaction.
On 5 February 2014, the ordinary shares of uniQure N.V. started trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, following its initial public offering of 5,400,000 ordinary shares at a price of USD 17.00 per ordinary share. NautaDutilh advised the underwriters Jefferies LLC, Leer-ink Partners LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co, with co-counsel Covington & Burling LLP.
Elke Janssens, Virginie Ciers and Wendy Guépin were announced 'dealmaker of the week' by Mr. Magazine. They were nominated for their assistence of the Belgium fashion group FNG in the acquisition of the Dutch fashion brand Expresso.
Geert Raaijmakers has joined the Duisenberg school of finance as a professor in Corporate Governance. He will continue to be partner at NautaDutilh and professor of corporate and securities law at the VU in Amsterdam.
Friday 31 January, Patrick Drahi, chairman of Altice, sounded the gong to mark the listing of Altice. With their longstanding capital market expertise, the Luxembourg and Dutch teams of NautaDutilh advised the underwriters, represented by Goldman Sachs International and Morgan Stanley & Co International plc, acting as global coordinators and joint bookrunners, in respect of the initial public offering (IPO) by Altice S.A. Petra Zijp was present at the gong ceremony in Amsterdam.
On 27 January 2014, Liberty Global and Ziggo announced that they have reached a conditional agreement on a recommended offer (the 'Offer') pursuant to which Liberty Global will acquire Ziggo in a stock and cash transaction valuing Ziggo at approximately EUR 10.0 billion (USD 13.7 billion). NautaDutilh provided legal advice to J.P. Morgan and Perella Weinberg Partners.
Provider Ziggo is not obliged to block The Pirate Bay. That is what the Court of Appeal of The Hague judged today in the case between two internet providers and BREIN. NautaDutilh assisted Ziggo in this procedure.
21 January 2014 saw the start of the Nationaal Energiebespaarfonds (literally, National Energy Saving fund, NEF). The NEF has been set up to realise one of the objectives of the Woonakkoord 2013 (literally, Living Agreement).
On Friday 17 January, Gerard Meijer, who has been appointed Professor of Arbitration & Dispute Resolution at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, publically accepts his chair by delivering an inaugural lecture. Gerard’s lecture is entitled "Arbitrage - vertrouwelijk!?".
Michaëla Ulrici was interviewed by Business News Radio (BNR) about accounting firms who are increasing their presence on the market of legal services.
NautaDutilh assists JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and BMO Capital Markets in respect of the financing of the acquisition by Darling International of the Vion Ingredients Division from Vion Food Group.
Jeroen Preller is announced dealmaker of the week by Mr. Magazine. He was nominated for his involvement in the acquisition of Dieseko Group by NPM Capital.
NIBC Covered Bonds has won the IFR’s (International Financing Review) 2013 Covered Bond Award for the conditional pass-through covered bond program. The NautaDutilh Securitisations team has set up and drafted this program for NIBC Bank N.V.
At NautaDutilh's General Meeting of Shareholders, Barbara Rumora-Scheltema and Sjoerd Meijer were appointed as partner.
NautaDutilh advises long-standing client AerCap Holdings N.V., ("AerCap"), on a transformative transaction in which it will acquire 100% of the common stock of International Lease Finance Corporation ("ILFC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American International Group ("AIG").
NautaDutilh Belgium surveyed TTOs of all major Belgian universities (KUL, UA, UCL, UG, UHasselt, ULB, ULg, UMons, UNamur and VUB) as well as Qbic and VIB to determine their expectations. The results were presented today.
NautaDutilh assists Gimv and the Gimv Health & Care Fund with their investment in Eurocept, a company that sells and markets specialised medicines and provides medical homecare services. With this substantial investment, Gimv acquires a minority interest next to the founder and CEO Mike van Woensel.
On 28 November, a deal was closed at NautaDutilh for the acquisition of a majority stake in the Dieseko Group by NPM Capital. NPM Capital bought the majority stake from Greenfield Capital Partners. Jeroen Preller and Nienke van der Meer assisted NPM Capital with the purchase.
Since 2012, NautaDutilh has been a sponsor of the CHIO Rotterdam. Thanks to the good relationship and enthusiasm on the part of both parties, NautaDutilh was appointed Official Legal Partner of the CHIO Rotterdam on 2 December 2013.