Jessica den Dekker

Jessica den Dekker

Advocaat | Associate

Contact

+31 10 217 25 29
+31 6 4224 0039

Practice Areas

Sectors

Languages

Dutch
English
Spanish

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Jessica specialises in Dutch and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (including corporate takeovers, joint ventures and other types of collaboration) and advises both private equity and strategic parties. Her work mainly involves drafting and negotiating transaction documents and coordinating M&A deals.

Jessica is a member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and is part of the Houthoff Incubator Team, a programme that offers reduced-rate legal advice to a select group of promising start-ups.


Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. International and European Public Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • LL.M. Business Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Advised the on the Toronto Stock Exchange listed WSP Global Inc., one of the world's leading professional services firms providing engineering and design services to clients in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Power&Energy, Resources and Industry sector as well as offering strategic advisory services, on the acquisition of multidisciplinary consultancy- and engineering firm Lievense

     

  • Houthoff has advised Torqx Capital Partners on its acquisition of the majority of the shares in Sonic International (Hong Kong) Limited. Sonic International (Hong Kong) Limited and its subsidiaries are active in the business of development, marketing, sale and distribution of professional hand tools and storage solutions systems.
  • Houthoff advised Sligro Food Group N.V. with the proposed acquisition of the shares in Exploitatiemaatschappij Wheere B.V. by Sligro Food Group Nederland B.V. This will include the activities of Vroegop Ruhe & Co B.V., consisting of food wholesaler De Kweker, Vroegop AGF and freight company L.A.J. Duncker.
  • Houthoff advised Navitas Capital on the sale and transfer of Partou to KidsFoundation. The owner of KidsFoundation – the English private equity firm Onex – will become the new owner of Partou, together with the Dutch private equity firm Waterland. Partou and KidsFoundation both provide child and toddler care services in the Netherlands, including day care, after-school care and pre-school/early childhood education facilities.
  • Houthoff – together with Sidley Austin LLP – represented Wex Inc., a leading financial technology service provider, in connection with its planned acquisition of EG Group Limited’s GO Fuel Card business. The Go Fuel Card business is headquartered in Breda, Netherlands with approximately 200,000 proprietary cards in circulation across the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.

  • Houthoff advised the shareholders (Waterland Private Equity and management) on the sale of the Infradata group to IK Investment Partners

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