Jet specialises in employment law. In addition to individual employees (mainly directors and senior management), she advises Dutch and international companies on all aspects of employment law. Jet has extensive experience in the laws governing both individual and collective termination, EU employee participation programmes and all forms of reorganisation. She also advises clients on employee participation and reorganisations as part of or following an M&A or refinancing process.
Qualifications & Experience
- LL.M. Private Law (University of Groningen)
- LL.M. Criminal Law (University of Groningen)
- Employment, Business and Employee Participation (University of Amsterdam)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, acquired Phenom-World, a leader in desktop scanning electron microscopy (SEM) solutions. Thermo Fisher will integrate the business into Thermo Fisher's Analytical Instruments segment. Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Phenom-World delivers desktop SEMs, and imaging and analysis packages, for research and industrial markets. The addition of Phenom World's leading desktop SEM platform strengthens Thermo Fisher's leadership in electron microscopy and expands the company's entry-level and desktop SEMs offerings for customers working in the materials science, industrial manufacturing, life sciences and electronics industries.
Houthoff represented Sligro Food Group in the strategic, long-term partnership with Heineken Netherlands for beer and cider logistics in the Netherlands, and the sale of other parts of the Heineken beverages wholesaler to Sligro Food Group. The partnership makes Heineken Sligro’s number one partner for beer and cider.
InsingerGilissen Bankiers N.V. ("InsingerGilissen") and Lombard Odier (Europe) S.A. ("Lombard Odier") have entered into an agreement with regard to the acquisition by InsingerGilissen of Lombard Odier's Dutch private banking business. Upon closing of the transaction, the entire Amsterdam-based Lombard Odier staff will join InsingerGilissen, increasing assets under management by roughly EUR 1 billion.
Houthoff advised Oerlemans Foods Nederland B.V./H2 on the sale of its frozen potato processing division to Lamb-Weston/Meijer V.O.F. through a sale of all shares in Oerlemans Foods Nederland B.V. to Lamb-Weston/Meijer V.O.F.
Houthoff 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.
Advised Insinger de Beaufort in the recent intended merger with Theodoor Gilissen. The merger will create a new private bank with more than EUR 20 billion of assets under management.
Sale of all shares in the capital of Regenboog Participaties B.V., ultimate parent of the BMC Group to Yacht Group Nederland B.V., subsidiary of Randstad.