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Linklaters in the Netherlands 

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Linklaters’ Dutch practice covers a wide variety of practice areas, in Dutch, English and US law.

The Amsterdam Banking practice advises on Dutch and English law affecting a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions and on  restructuring & insolvency matters. Our Capital Markets practice also covers US law and undertakes transactional capital markets work in both equity and debt, as well as offers financial regulatory and investment management advice. Linklaters has established a strong track record in the Netherlands for a full range of domestic and cross-border corporate/M&A work including private equity; Linklaters’ Dutch corporate team, which includes legal experts in the areas of employment, competition, investment management, litigation & arbritration and tax, as well as full notarial support, is the choice of the world’s leading companies and financial institutions for their most significant transactions.

Dutch companies, multinationals, international banks and governments alike rely on Linklaters’ combination of Dutch expertise and exceptional global reach.

Recent transactions include advising

  • Air France in various ongoing Dutch private enforcement actions relating to an alleged air cargo cartel
  • Propertize (previously called SNS Property Finance) on two high-profile matters related to the wind-down of its loan and real estate portfolio
  •  a consortium of long-term investors on the €3.7bn acquisition of LeasePlan Corporation N.V.

  • Delhaize Group S.A. on its €25bn merger of equals with and into Ahold

  • NLFI on the sale by portfolio company SNS REAAL of Dutch insurance subsidiary REAAL, to Anbang Insurance Group

  • A building materials company on its €6.5bn bridge loan facilities in connection with its successful bid for certain assets being sold by the merged Holcim-Lafarge group

  • Apax Partners France with the acquisition of SK FireSafety Group from Bencis Capital Partners, Scheybeeck Investments and individual shareholders

  • a consortium of banks on the facility agreement for the Dutch department store Divisie Vroom & Dreesmann (V&D)


Linklaters LLP

World Trade Centre Amsterdam

Tower H, 22nd floor

Zuidplein 180

1077 XV Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Telephone: (31 20) 799 6200 

Fax: (31 20) 799 6300

KVK number: 34367130


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