Wintertaling Corporate | M&A

M&A transactions are second nature to Wintertaling’s Corporate | M&A team, thanks to our depth of experience and insight into international state-of-the-art practice. No matter which industry you are in (see our focus below) or what the challenges are, our corporate team responds quickly with sound practical advice and solutions. Our team players make it their priority to always respond quickly and directly to the client. We advise on making risks more manageable and explain all necessary procedures in plain English.

Results-driven specialists

Our clients include large and mid-sized national and international companies, family businesses, and wealthy individuals. Their interests are represented on a daily basis by nine specialist professionals. This results-driven team manages:

• Leading transactions for sale and purchase of private companies
• Strategic alliances and joint ventures
• Formations and incorporations, mergers, demergers, and dissolutions
• Due diligence and corporate governance issues
• Risk-bearing investments, private equity, and venture capital
• Corporate housekeeping and commercial contracts
• Financial and/or tax (re-)structuring at national and international level

Industry Focus

• Medical & Pharma
• Industrial Services
• Professional Services
• Transport & Logistics
• Retail
• Construction
• Financial Services

See also: Corporate | M&A Track Record


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What to do with the UBO register?

Introduction by Stefan Flipse What is the UBO? Explanation by Esra Koopman Contents: 00.25: How the UBO started 02.50: What is the UBO register? 03.20: Who is the UBO? 04.30: Who is subject to registration? 05.50: Who is not subject to registration? 06.50: Who are obliged to register the UBOs information? 08.45: What UBO-information is […]

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Bedtime stories about startups

Technological innovation comes with ethical and commercial challenges: legal decisions (should) weigh as equally important. Inventors turn into startup entrepreneurs, startups face (legal) challenges and making the right choices could mean the difference between disaster or unicorn status. Are you an ITL student and curious about the legal challenges of a startup during the different […]

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Acquisition of Dijkstra Vereenigde Bedrijven B.V. by IPG.

On 15 October 2020, Dijkstra Vereenigde, manufacturer and distributor of glass packaging and laboratory equipment based in Lelystad, was acquired by Gaasch Packaging, part of the Luxembourg family holding Industrial Packaging Group (IPG) (link). In the acquisition Dijkstra Vereenigde was assisted with legal advice by Marein Smits, Tim Carapiet and Onno Cusell of Wintertaling Corporate […]

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New lawyers at Wintertaling!

Wintertaling congratulates Esra Koopman and Jordy Mesman, who were sworn in as attorneys at law at the Court of Amsterdam in August. From now on they will work as junior associates, Esra under the guidance of Marein Smits for Corporate M&A and Jordy under the guidance of Wilfred Groustra for Real Estate and Employment Law.

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Unclear legislation and regulations create difficulties in determining the UBO.

In case of private companies with limited liability (BVs) and public companies (NVs), other than those listed on a regulated market or 100% subsidiaries of such entities, a natural person who directly or indirectly holds more than 25% of the shares, voting rights or ownership interest in the company should be considered as the ultimate […]

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Wintertaling joins Capital Tour Online 2020!

Wintertaling is a proud partner to Capital Tour Online 2020! Capital Tour Online 2020 connects startups and investors, to make sure that amazing ideas can prosper! This Tuesday 30 June 2020, we will be guiding startups to meet investors. Check out the program on . Want to join? Get you tickets here:

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Workshop GO!-NH 2020: Corona-edition

On 10 June, Wintertaling, together with Rutger Kemper (cofounder of Leapfunder, managing director of Presidents Institute), participated for the fifth time in the GO!-NH accelerator programme. This time they took part in one-on-one sessions on the legal and economic aspects of start-ups and financing. This session was followed by a combined webinar, in which the […]

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DSA – Restartup – Wintertaking and Dutch Startup Association assist startups in Corona-times

Dutch Startup Association, the promoter of startups in the Netherlands, has launched ReStartup where partners of the DSA are linked to startups in need of advice in times of COVID-19. Wintertaling is pleased to give her support and to be able to provide several startups with advice. For more information on how Wintertaling can help […]

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Can you break off M&A negotiations in the Netherlands? The nuclear option

Recently, the NCC (Netherlands Commercial Court) gave a judgement on broken off M&A negotiations as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The Court denied the claim to carry on with completing the transaction and allowed the claim for the break-up fee, despite defendants invoking unforeseen (COVID-19) circumstances.  

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Emergency legislation: possible issues relating to general meetings

On 3 April last, the Ministry of Justice and Security announced emergency legislation: “to solve practical problems arising from the corona crisis.” Part of this emergency legislation is that the management board may determine that the general meeting may only be followed via livestream, subject to the condition that members and shareholders can submit questions […]

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