Technology

Technologie is van cruciaal belang in het bedrijfsleven. Of het nu gaat om de grootste en snelst groeiende bedrijven die technologie tot de kern van hun bedrijfsmodel maken, financiële instellingen die nieuwe manieren ontwikkelen om hun diensten te commercialiseren of industriële ondernemingen die voor hun producten sterk op technologie vertrouwen - technologie is top of mind.

Houthoff's Technology Team bestaat uit een groot aantal advocaten met een sterke focus op en diepgaande kennis van de technologische aspecten van uw onderneming. Onze technologiespecialisten begrijpen de kansen en risico's bij joint ventures, IE- en technologieovereenkomsten, tech-gedreven fusies en overnames, privacy en gegevensbescherming, fintech, e-commerce recht, mededingingsrecht of procesvoering.

Houthoff heeft een ongeëvenaarde staat van dienst als juridisch adviseur binnen de technologiesector. Als lid van de TechLaw Group, een toonaangevend internationaal netwerk van advocatenkantoren in meer dan 48 landen, kunnen wij onze cliënten overal ter wereld van dienst zijn en de hoogste kwaliteit service bieden.

RECENTE UPDATE

News Update Financial Regulatory | Recente ontwikkelingen in FinTech
In deze News Update special over FinTech bespreken wij de meest recente ontwikkelingen op dit gebied, waaronder publicaties van de Europese toezichthoudende autoriteiten en het Bazels Comité voor Bankentoezicht over digitalisering en financiële technologie. Alleen beschikbaar in het Engels.

  • Advised HqO, together with Goodwin Procter LLP, on the acquisition of Office App, a leading European tenant and employee engagement platform.
  • Advised the publicly traded software company Bentley Systems Inc. on the acquisition of Oxplus B.V.
  • Advised, together with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Dell Technologies Inc. on the sale of the Boomi business to private equity firms Francisco Partners and TPG. Boomi specializes in integrating different cloud platforms for companies and has more than 15,000 customers. The deal value is USD 4 billion.
  • Advised Bosch Rexroth on the sale of its Large Projects business to Van Halteren Group. Bosch Rexroth is an internationally operating group specialized in mechanical and installation engineering solutions using advanced technologies and extensive industry knowledge.
  • Advising Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, on its acquisition of Talend, a leader in data integration and data integrity and Nasdaq listed, by means of a cash tender offer at approximately USD 2.4 billion.
  • Advised Siemens with its acquisition of Sqills, a leading provider in the provision of cloud-based inventory management, reservation, and ticketing software to public transport operators around the world. The agreed purchase price is EUR 550 million plus an earn out.
  • Represented Xebia, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, in connection with the acquisition of coMakeIT. coMakeIT provides software product expertise, including IT engineering services and is active in the Netherlands, India, Australia and the UK.
  • Advised Veritas Capital, in cooperation with Skadden, on possible objections under the Economy and National Security Bill regarding its USD 3 billion acquisition of Cubic, a producer of C4ISR software for the US Army.
  • Advised Exact on the acquisition of Gripp, provider of SaaS business software for professional service companies.
  • Advised felyx, an innovative scale-up with ambitious plans for the roll-out of their shared scooter system in Europe by raising new capital from De Hoge Dennen Capital and Anne-Marie Rakhorst.
  • Advised Wingtech Technology on its acquisition of a 23.77% stake in Nexperia for USD 893 million. Houthoff previously advised Wingtech Technology on an initial acquisition of a 75.86% controlling stake in Nexperia for USD 3.6 billion, which was completed at the end of 2019.
  • Advised Siemens with its acquisition of Culgi. Culgi provides expertise and develops software solutions for multiscale chemistry simulation, from quantum chemistry to molecular dynamics.
  • Advised GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on the joint venture agreement with Equinix for more than USD 1 billion to develop and operate hyperscale data centres in Europe. The joint venture will acquire two operational data centres in London and Paris and plans to futher develop data centres in Amsterdam, Frankfurt (two sites) and London. Houthoff was co-counsel to Kirkland & Ellis on this transaction.
  • Represented Paypal in their acquisition of iZettle, a Swedish payment platform and supplier of mobile credit card readers for USD 2.2 billion in a successful process lead by Roschier.

  • Advised a major car manufacturer on a privacy impact assessment and privacy compliance.

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