Matter 21 June 2024

De Brauw advises SHV in the divestment of ERIKS

De Brauw advised SHV on the divestment of ERIKS to an affiliate of Lone Star.
Matter 9 June 2024

DELTA Fiber sells part of its optical fiber telecommunications network to Glaspoort

De Brauw advised Delta Fiber on the sale of part of its optical fiber telecommunications network to Glaspoort, a joint venture of KPN and ABP. The transaction involves around 200.000 fiber-to-the-home consumer connections in sparsely populated areas across several regions in the Netherlands.
Matter 7 June 2024

De Brauw advises Altaïr Group on the acquisition of Marcel's Green Soap

De Brauw advises Altaïr Group on the acquisition of Marcel's Green Soap.
Matter 16 May 2024

De Brauw is assisting Heineken in invalidation proceedings against AB Inbev in relation to the latter's EU trademark "ULTRA", registered for beer

De Brauw is assisting Heineken in invalidation proceedings before the General Court of the EU against AB Inbev in relation to the latter's EU trademark "ULTRA", registered for beer (Class 29). The EUIPO upheld the validity of the trademark, even though the EUIPO Guidelines and case law confirm that the sign at hand is a laudatory term commonly and lacks distinctive character. De Brauw appealed the EUIPO's judgment before the General Court of the EU.
Matter 12 May 2024

Spanish and Dutch listed construction company Ferrovial adds listing on Nasdaq

Spanish and Dutch listed construction company Ferrovial adds listing on Nasdaq
Matter 6 May 2024

Ecolab to sell surgical solutions business to Medline for USD 950 million

De Brauw acted as Dutch counsel to Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) in the divestiture of its global surgical solutions business to Medline Industries LP for approximately USD 950 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
Matter 19 April 2024

Digital Realty sells 24.9% interest in Frankfurt data centers to Digital Core REIT for EUR 118 million

Digital Realty Trust, LP (NYSE listed) has completed the sale and transfer of a 24.9% interest in data centers located in Frankfurt, Germany, to Digital Core REIT (Singapore listed) for EUR 118 million.
Matter 16 April 2024

De Brauw advises Rabobank on EUR 1 billion tender offer for Rabobank Certificates

De Brauw advises Rabobank on EUR 1 billion tender offer for Rabobank Certificates
Matter 8 April 2024

Supreme Court asked to hear appeal over dismissal and academic freedom

Today, our firm filed an appeal with the Dutch Supreme Court on behalf of a former senior lecturer at the University of Groningen (RUG), requesting that a 8 January 2024 decision of the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal be set aside. The case revolves around the question of how closely courts should see to it that scientists' academic freedom and freedom of expression are safeguarded in employment termination proceedings.
Matter 28 March 2024

De Brauw advises on McDermott Group's global restructuring

De Brauw advises on McDermott Group's global restructuring
Matter 21 March 2024

TenneT issues EUR 1.1 billion hybrid bonds

De Brauw assisted TenneT on the issuance of EUR 1.1 billion hybrid bonds in a dual tranche issuance that was more than six times oversubscribed at the peak. It concerns Green Hybrid Bonds of EUR 550 million with a coupon of 4.625% and a non-call period of 5.25 years and EUR 550 million with a coupon of 4.875% and a non-call period of 8 years, respectively.
Matter 13 March 2024

TenneT secures EUR 25 billion loan facility from its sole shareholder the Dutch State

De Brauw supported TenneT in attracting a EUR 25 billion bridge loan facility from its shareholder, the Dutch State. While TenneT and the Dutch State are exploring a potential sale of TenneT's German operations to KfW, acting on behalf of the German State, the Dutch state has provided a bridge loan facility of EUR 25 billion to TenneT, safeguarding TenneT’s planned investments in the Netherlands and Germany for 2024 and 2025.