Corporate Advisory & Corporate Governance

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Specialists in corporate advice

... with unrivalled expertise across the full spectrum of corporate matters. We handle complex national and cross-border transactions and are a trusted adviser for both private and public clients.

We advise on the response measures and corporate governance aspects of shareholder activism or hostile takeovers, restructuring, joint ventures, the corporate governance aspects of an upcoming IPO, and much more. We are the principal corporate legal adviser for many publicly listed clients on Euronext Amsterdam and abroad, and are equally proud to assist start-ups with the experience we have in both mature and new or developing markets.

Our experts repeatedly contribute to initiating, shaping and acting at the forefront of major new corporate law developments, and take pride in going the extra mile to find creative solutions for our clients, understanding their business context and the jurisdictions in which they operate. Our Corporate Advisory experts are at the heart of what we do as a firm and their expertise permeates throughout our complex matters across all areas of expertise.

Recent Matters

25 November 2021

PSP makes strategic 50% investment in Hendrix Genetics

Paine Schwartz Partners, LLC (PSP), a US private equity firm and global leader in sustainable food chain investing, will make a strategic investment in Hendrix Genetics, a Netherlands-based multi-species animal genetics company. PSP and its affiliated co-investors will hold 50% ownership in Hendrix and investment firm NPM Capital, a shareholder in Hendrix since 2015, will sell its minority interest. Hendrix Genetics' Co-Founders, Thijs Hendrix and Antoon van den Berg, will also maintain a 50% ownership position in Hendrix.The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2022, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. De Brauw and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to PSP.
26 October 2021

CTP N.V. to acquire Deutsche Industrie REIT- AG by way of share-for share cross border public offer

Following CTP's successful IPO earlier this year, CTP is now entering the German logistics real estate market through a share-for-share public offer for Deutsche Industrie REIT-AG. The public offer is to be followed by a back-end cross border merger to ensure CTP acquires 100% ownership. De Brauw acted as counsel to CTP together with Sullivan & Cromwell.
8 October 2021

GrandVision supports mandatory public offer launched by EssilorLuxottica

De Brauw assisted GrandVision N.V. in relation to the recommended mandatory public offer launched by EssilorLuxottica S.A. The offer was launched on 7 October 2021 and values GrandVision at around EUR 7.2 billion.This mandatory public offer follows closing of the acquisition by EssilorLuxottica's of HAL Investment's majority stake in GrandVision N.V. on 1 July 2021, in relation to which De Brauw also assisted GrandVision.