Qualifications & Experience
- LL.M. Corporate Law at Zuidas (VU University)
- LL.B. International and European Law (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Houthoff represented Konecranes in the Dutch portion of the USD 1.126 billion acquisition of Material Handling & Port Solutions business of Terex Corporation.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals.
Houthoff advised a.s.r., a large Dutch insurance company, on the acquisition of VvAA Levensverzekeringen, the life insurance business of VvAA Groep. The life insurance portfolio comprises approximately 18,000 policies. The annual premium income is EUR 28m, and the technical provisions amount to EUR 430m. In addition to a multi-year life insurance partnership, VvAA and a.s.r. also intend to further expand the services to VvAA members.