Houthoff Buruma represented Hearst Corporation and its Dutch subsidiary Hearst Netherlands, publisher of among others, Quote, Esquire, Elle , Harper's Bazaar and Cosmopolitan, in the acquisition of the publisher of the Dutch editions of , among others, Vogue, Glamour, National Geographic, Quest and JAN.
Houthoff represented Colfax in the $860 million sale of the Dutch portion of its fluid handling business to CIRCOR International, Inc.
The client is a leading diversified industrial technology company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world under the brands, Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB.
Together with Skadden Arps we advised ExxonMobil on matters of Suriname law in connection with an offshore oil and gas drilling project in Suriname.
Houthoff Buruma advised MN, acting on behalf of Stichting Pensioenfonds Metaal en Techniek, in the acquisition of the multi-tenant property Riva in Den Bosch, with approximately 10,500 m2 office space.
Houthoff Buruma advised MN acting on behalf of Stichting Pensioenfonds Metaal en Techniek and Stichting Bedrijfspensioenfonds voor de Koopvaardij, in the sale of the office portfolio Mercury to Bryant Park Netherlands Acquisition III. The Mercury portfolio exists of six properties, located in and around Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht, with a total of 21,567 m2 office space and 1,890 m2 retail space.
Houthoff Buruma assisted the AMC and VUmc hospitals in obtaining the required approval from the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) for an administrative merger. The approval enables the two Amsterdam-based university medical centres to cooperate on patient care, research, education and training without limitation. This will create the biggest university medical centre in the Netherlands.
Houthoff Buruma advised founders Eelko van Kooten and Roger de Graaf in the sale of record label Spinnin' Records to Warner Chappell Music GroupMidden Golf (MIGO) B.V.
Spinnin' Records was founded in 1999 and found fame with artists such as Armand van Helden, Fedde le Grand, Afrojack and Martin Solveigh.
Houthoff Buruma advised DELA Vastgoed B.V. regarding the sale of the 'Solit Portfolio' to Lone Star. The Solit Portfolio consists of 73 stores, 4 shopping centres, approx 15,000 m2 of office space, 2 parking garages and 90 residential spaces. The transfer took place on 1 September 2017. The transaction vallue amounts to approx EUR 215 million.
Houthoff Buruma advised Wealth Management Capital Holding GmbH on the sale and transfer of the 'Haagse Hoge Huis', an innovative inner city campus consisting of, inter alia, nine offices located in Laakhaven, The Hague.
Houthoff Buruma advised Attestor Capital LLP in the purchase of approximately 75 real estate loans from ABN AMRO with a combined nominal value of over EUR 200 million.
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