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JB Law

Global 2022
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Number of partners: 9
Number of associates: 9
Languages: Dutch, English

Firm Overview:
JB Law is an independent boutique law firm. Founded in 2006, over the last decade JB Law became one of the go-to firms for transactional work and related litigation for the larger midmarket deals and governance issues and disputes. The team provides pragmatic solutions, and has a personal approach. What makes the team unique is that they are able to manage large, high profile deals in a boutique firm setting, often facing one or more of the large national or international law firms, to the full satisfaction of their clients. Clients include private equity funds, family offices, venture capital firms, corporates and family-owned businesses.

Main Areas of Practice:  

6 partners, 8 associates
■ Representation of the shareholders in B-Lay, a Dutch provider of software asset management advisory and managed services for SAP and Oracle solutions, on the sale of B-Lay to SoftwareONE, a Switzerland-based and stock-listed global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions.
■ Representation of the shareholders in Hyperion Technologies, a Dutch manufacturer of components for satellites, on the sale of Hyperion to AAC Clyde Space, a Sweden-based and stock-listed small satellite builder.
■ Representation of Penta Datacenter Holding B.V. on the acquisition of Beheersgroep Fryslan B.V., a data center service provider such as collocation services, from Beheersgroep Fryslan B.V.
■ Representation of Auxilium Capital on its acquisition of Zorro International B.V., a Dutch media company developing, producing and selling TV formats and films for corporates.
■ Representation of based in Sweden, a portfolio company of Cinven, in respect of its acquisition of the entire share capital of Hostnet B.V. (a webhosting provider in the Netherlands).
■ Representation of Royal Barenbrug Group, a Dutch based company, on its acquisition of Jacklin Seed USA from J.R. Simplot Company.
■ Representation of the shareholders in one2many, a cell broadcast technology leader enabling a unified public warning platform to combat the COVID 19 Pandemic globally, on the sale of one2many to Everbridge, a US listed company.
■ Represention of WTS Energy on the sale of The Sniffers B.V., a company active in the field of emission management and pipeline integrity services for the oil and gas industry to Intero Integrity Services, a portfolio company of US based private equity group First Reserve.
■ Representation of the founders of CompaNanny, an international childcare corporation, on the sale of a large minority stake to Ergon Capital, a Belgian private equity firm.
■ Representation of Mentha Capital, a Dutch private equity firm on its acquisition of Rapid Circle, a Microsoft cloud-specialist.
Contact: Malu Dijkstra
Tel: +31 20 3039 419
Email: [email protected]

2 partners, 3 associates
■ Representation of Amvest Development Fund, one of the largest real estate developers in the Netherlands market, on the refinancing of the their development fund in respect of new residential projects and development prospects in the Netherlands.
■ Representation of Mentha Capital on the acquisition financing of the acquisition by Mentha Capital of Blijgewerkt and Paradigma Group, large players in the field of employment health and safety service in the Netherlands.
■ Representation of Sunrock, a large developer of rooftop solar systems on industrial sites in the Netherlands with the mezzanine financing of their rooftop solar project portfolio with Meewind Fund.
■ Representation of Van Mossel Automotive Group, a leading Netherlands based automotive group on the refinancing of their dealerships structure and further development of the second hand centres in the Netherlands and Belgium.
■ Representation of Mentha Capital on the acquisition financing of the acquisition by Mentha Capital of Serac and Xperi, large players in the field of Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing in the Netherlands.
■ Representation of Penta Infrastructure Fund on the project financings of the Datacenter development sites that Penta has acquired and is developing in Düsseldorf and Leipzig, Germany.
■ Representation of Primevest Capital Partners in the Netherlands on a project financing of the development and the construction of its fibre to home network in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Contact: Oscar Pfeiffer
Tel: +31 20 3039 415
Email: [email protected]

1 partner, 3 associates
■ Representation of mid-size and large corporates in post M&A disputes, governance issues and commercial contract disputes
■ Representation of directors and officers in alleged mismanagement disputes and proceedings
■ Representation of shareholders in shareholder disputes, buy-out proceedings and proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal
Contact: Melanie Janssens
Tel: +31 20 3039 416
Email: [email protected]

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Provided by JB Law

Netherlands - Head office

JB Law rankings

Global Guide 2022
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Band 3
Barbara van Hussen
Band 2
Jeroen Bleeker
Band 4