Advocaat | Associate
Alessia works as a lawyer in the Corporate M&A practice group. She engages in national and international mergers and acquisitions, including company acquisitions, joint ventures and other collaborations, and acts for both private equity and strategic parties. Prior to this, she worked in Houthoff's Banking & Finance practice group.
Qualifications & Experience
- LL.M. Civil Law (Leiden University)
- LL.B. Law (Leiden University)
Advised Mzuri Holdings Ltd, owner of amongst others Decora Blind Systems, a European manufacturer and distributor of indoor window coverings on the acquisition of Coolblinds, an online retailer of made to measure blinds (better known as 123jaloezie.nl, plissegordijn.nl and rolgordijnland.nl).
Houthoff acted as Dutch counsel in connection with the preparation and implementation of the settlement plan relating to the Agrokor group. Agrokor entered into an insolvency process in 2017 under 'Lex Agrokor', a law passed in Croatia aimed at the restructuring of Agrokor in view of its systemic importance for the Croatian economy. The business has been transferred to the Fortenova Group.
Houthoff has advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in 2Connect and its (indirect) Romanian and China based subsidiaries from its founder.