De Brauw News and matters

Best Friends group leads European M&A league table by volume and value

The Best Friends group finishes the year 2020 leading the European M&A league tables by both volume and value, acting in 220 deals valued at USD 248,7 bn....

De Balie and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek enter into partnership

Centre for debate and culture, De Balie, and law firm, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, have entered into a durable partnership. The partnership encompasses both the exchange of knowledge regarding public debate and societal topics, as well as support for the broader mission De Balie that has taken on....

Waterland Private Equity Investments closes its eighth institutional fund at EUR 2.5 billion

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advised Waterland Private Equity Investments on the set-up and closing of its eighth institutional fund, WPEF VIII, at EUR 2.5 billion....

Two new counsel at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek appoints Marlies Heemskerk – de Waard and Diederik Maessen as counsel. With these appointments, De Brauw both broadens and deepens its ability to provide excellent advice to its clients....

The Lawyer European Awards 2020 – Litigation team named European Litigation Team of the Year

Our Litigation team has been named European Litigation Team of the Year 2020 by The Lawyer. We are delighted with the recognition that this accolade represents. ...

The Dutch government issues public apology to the transgender and intersex community

We feel honoured that our assistance to the transgender and intersex community has led to acknowledgement, apologies and financial compensation from the Dutch government for the pain and suffering inflicted by the former Transgender Act....

Conditional agreement signed for the sale of HEMA

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek successfully reaches a conditional agreement for the sale of HEMA to a 50/50 consortium of Parcom and Mississippi Ventures, (the investment vehicle of the Dutch entrepreneurial family Van Eerd, owner of Jumbo supermarkets)....

Debt restructuring HEMA successfully completed

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advises on the successful restructuring of HEMA’s capital structure....

Just Eat Takeaway.com to combine with Grubhub

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, working as a combined team with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Slaughter and May, is advising Just Eat Takeaway.com on its announced USD 7.3 billion all-stock acquisition of Grubhub Inc., which would create the world’s largest online food delivery company outside of China. ...

ACM appoints Helen Gornall as Non-Governmental Adviser

Helen Gornall, partner in De Brauw’s competition practice, has been appointed as a Non-Governmental Adviser (NGA) for The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM)....
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