Matter 21 September 2022

Digital Realty sells partial interest in German and US datacenters to Digital for up to USD 681 million

Digital Realty Trust, LP (NYSE listed) has entered into a sale and contribution agreement with Digital Core REIT (Singapore listed) in respect of interests in two datacenters for up to USD 681 million.
Matter 14 September 2022

Rivean Capital and other shareholders agree on the sale of Muon to IDEX

De Brauw advised Rivean Capital on the sale of the Muon group to IDEX. The Muon Group is headquartered in the Netherlands and is a global leader in mission critical micro precision solutions.
Matter 8 September 2022

Stora Enso to acquire De Jong Packaging Group

Stora Enso is to acquire De Jong Packaging Group, based in the Netherlands. This acquisition will advance Stora Enso’s strategic direction, accelerate revenue growth and build market share in renewable packaging in Europe. De Jong Packaging Group is one of the largest corrugated packaging producers in the Benelux countries. Its product portfolio and geographic presence will complement and enhance Stora Enso’s offering, especially in fresh produce, e-commerce and industrial packaging.Completion of the transaction is expected at the beginning of 2023, subject to employee consultation and regulatory approval. De Brauw acted as lead counsel for the founder of De Jong Packaging Group.
Matter 7 September 2022

DataSnipper completes minority investment from Insight Partners

De Brauw acted as lead counsel to the shareholders of DataSnipper on its first venture capital funding round (Series A). DataSnipper is a tech scale-up focused on transforming the financial audit industry. It provides auditors with an intelligent automation platform to increase the quality and efficiency of audit procedures. The investment was effectuated by an offering of a minority participation to Insight Partners, a U.S.-based global software investor partnering with high-growth technology, software and internet start-up and scale-up companies that are driving transformative change in their industries.
Matter 26 August 2022

Berlin Packaging acquires Bark Packaging Group

De Brauw assisted Berlin Packaging, the world's largest Hybrid Packaging Supplier, in its acquisition of Bark Packaging Group, a supplier of industrial, flexible, and UN-certified packaging
Matter 22 August 2022

Just Eat sells iFood stake to Prosus

De Brauw advised Just Eat N.V. on the sale of its ~33% stake in iFood, a leading food delivery company in Latin America, to Prosus. The cash consideration amounts to EUR 1.5 billion, as well as a conditional EUR 300 million payable depending on the performance of the food delivery sector. Completion of the sale is conditional on approval of the sale by Just Eat's general meeting. Following the transaction, Prosus will hold (through its subsidiary) 100% in iFood.
Matter 17 August 2022

DIF Capital Partners and NN Group have launched the Dutch Climate Action Fund

DIF Capital Partners and NN Group have launched the Dutch Climate Action FundDe Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised DIF Capital Partners on the set-up and closing of the Dutch Climate Action Fund. NN Group is a cornerstone investor with an initial commitment of EUR 125 million, and DIF will manage the fund. The Dutch Climate Action Fund will invest in projects and companies active in climate change solutions that envisage to support the Dutch energy transition. The fund is rising to this challenge by targeting investments that aim to support the reduction of carbon emissions in the Netherlands. These investments are targeted to be pioneers in their markets as well as investment in more traditional clean energy sections. The fund may invest in energy efficiency, e-mobility, energy storage and hydrogen, as well as in renewable energy generation such as onshore wind and solar farms. Renewable energy generation is expected to be a catalyst for electrification of industries, buildings and transportation, driving a significant part of emission reduction and therefore investment needs. The Dutch Climate Action Fund focuses on equity investments of up to EUR 25 million per investment. Specifically, the fund's investments target to support and promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number 7 (affordable and clean energy), number 11 (sustainable cities and communities) as well as number 13 (climate action). Actual contribution to these SDGs, as well as reporting against the progress of achieving selected KPIs in relation to these SDGs, are targeted to be assessed for each investment opportunity. DIF Capital Partners is leading global independent infrastructure fund manager with ca. EUR 11 billion in assets under management across ten closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in infrastructure companies and assets located primarily in Europe, the Americas, and Australia.
Matter 4 August 2022

Pon.Bike and Porsche enter into joint ventures for Porsche branded e-bikes and drivetrains

De Brauw advised Pon.Bike on its two joint ventures with Porsche for Porsche branded e-bikes and drivetrains. De Brauw was lead transaction and competition counsel.
Matter 28 July 2022

Athena Consumer Acquisition Corp. and German Electric Carmaker E.GO Mobile Announce Business Combination Via SPAC Deal

De Brauw advises Athena Consumer Acquisition Corp. (Athena Consumer) in announced business combination with German electric carmaker e.GO Mobile (e.GO).
Matter 27 July 2022

Fugro successfully raises EUR 116 million through an accelerated bookbuild offering of new ordinary shares, as part of new EUR 516 million comprehensive sustainability-linked financing

Fugro successfully raises EUR 116 million through an accelerated bookbuild offering of new ordinary shares, as part of new EUR 516 million comprehensive sustainability-linked financing
Matter 6 July 2022

Just Eat N.V. announces commercial partnership with Amazon in the US

De Brauw advised Just Eat N.V. on the commercial agreement between its US subsidiary Grubhub, Inc. and Amazon. The commercial agreement enables Amazon Prime members in the United States to sign up for a free, one-year Grubhub+ membership and access unlimited $0 delivery fees from hundreds of thousands of restaurants on Grubhub throughout the year.
Matter 30 June 2022

Parcom and other shareholders sell Altrex to Frénéhard & Michaux

De Brauw advised Parcom and the other shareholders on the sale of the Altrex group to the Frénéhard & Michaux group (. The Altrex group is specialised in non-permanent aluminium access equipment such as scaffolds, stepladders, ladders and suspended platforms.