Recent Matters

    March 2017

    Advised Prime Focus World, a provider of creative and technology services to international film studios, in connection with an secured refinancing arranged by BNP Paribas Fortis and a new mezzanine facility provided by ING Bank.

    Houthoff Buruma team included: Helena Sprenger


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    March 2017

    Advised affiliates of Atrium Innovations, a nutritional health products provider, in connection with the entering into of an amendment to a US$740 first lien credit and guaranty agreement arranged by Royal Bank of Canada and the repayment of a US$150 million second lien credit and guaranty agreement.

    Houthoff Buruma team included: Helena Sprenger


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    March 2017

    Houthoff Buruma advised multiple companies regarding compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).



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    March 2017

    Houthoff Buruma advised a major car manufacturer, on the processing of big data (including personal data, vehicle data and location data) related to connected cars.



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    March 2017

    Houthoff Buruma is advising Intel Corporation on its tender offer to acquire Netherlands incorporated, New York Stock Exchange listed Mobileye N.V. (MBLY.N), which has its headquarters and main operations in israel. The tender offer, announced today, March 13, 2017, values Mobileye at $15.3 billion.



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    March 2017

    Together with Hengeler Mueller Houthoff Buruma advised Vitol with the acquisition of OMV Petrol Ofisi Holding A.S (“Petrol Ofisi”) from OMV AG, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna. The acquisition was announced on March 3, 2017 and is subject to certain conditions precedent and relevant regulatory approvals. Petrol Ofisi is the market leader in fuel products and distribution in Turkey.



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    March 2017

    Houthoff Buruma advised VTTI B.V. in its proposal to the general partner of VTTI Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VTTI) to acquire all publicly held common units in that partnership in exchange for USD 18.75 per common unit. The proposed transaction is to be effected through a merger of the partnership with a wholly-owned subsidiary of VTTI B.V. and is subject to negotiation of mutually satisfactory definitive documentation by the boards of VTTI B.V. and the partnership.

    Houthoff Buruma team included: Alexander Kaarls , Kyoko Kuijers-Tollenaar


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    February 2017

    Advised various US financial institutions in several matters on Curacao securities laws.

    Houthoff Buruma team included: Helena Sprenger


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    February 2017

    Houthoff Buruma advised Stichting Pensioenfonds Campina, a Dutch pension fund with assets under management of approximately EUR 1,4 billion, on (the renewal of) its contractual relationship with Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc., RREEF America L.L.C. (both subsidiaries of Deutsche Bank AG) and Goldman Sachs Asset Management International. This work included the preparation of, and negotiation about, a complex Dutch law asset management agreement based on the pension fund's own 'template'.

    Houthoff Buruma team included: Oscar van Angeren , Yorick Kool


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    February 2017

    Houthoff Buruma advised multiple companies on cross-border personal data transfers, including the use of Standard Contractual Clauses and Binding Corporate Rules.



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