Philippe Hezer

Philippe Hezer

Advocaat | Associate

Contact

+31 20 605 69 25
+31 6 2340 4803

Languages

Dutch
English

Sectors

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Philippe specialises in company law and securities law. He focuses mainly on company law, corporate governance and regulatory matters. Philippe advises on corporate governance, public and private M&A transactions and financial disclosure obligations. His work also focuses on the practical and legal aspects related to securities listings, as well as the obligations of directors, supervisory directors and other parties within the company. Philippe regularly publishes on subjects related to company law.

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Dutch Law, specialising in commercial and company law (Maastricht University)
  • LL.B. Dutch Law (Maastricht University)

  • Houthoff advised together with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Telia Company in connection with the divestment of its holding in Azertel. Fintur Holdings B.V., jointly owned by Telia Company and Turkcell, has agreed to sell its 51.3% holding in Azertel, sole shareholder of the Azeri telecommunications operator Azercell, to Azintelecom, a company wholly owned by the Republic of Azerbaijan. The agreed price for Fintur’s 51.3 percent in Azertel is EUR 222 million. The transaction is not subject to any conditions, such as regulatory or competition approvals, and has been completed.

  • Houthoff advised together with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Telia Company in connection with the divestment of its holding in Geocell. Fintur Holdings B.V., jointly owned by Telia Company and Turkcell, has agreed to sell 100 percent of its holding in Geocell LLC, to the Georgian telecommunications company JSC Silknet, Georgia’s largest fixed network operator, for a transaction price of USD 153 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals, and is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2018.