Maarten T.De Boorder

Associate

Amsterdam + 31.20.305.4212

Maarten De Boorder focuses his practice on corporate law, advising on a wide range of Dutch and cross-border M&A, private equity, and venture capital transactions and investments, often bearing a technology angle. In addition, he advises clients on complex shareholder disputes and frequently assists them in litigating at the Dutch Enterprise Chamber. Utilizing his experience in corporate litigation, Maarten frequently advises on contested transactions. He also advises Dutch companies in investments/setting up companies in the United States (e.g. assisting Royal FrieslandCampina in setting up its joint venture with United Dairymen of Arizona).

The transactions Maarten has recently worked on include Centerbridge Partners' acquisition of Solidus Solutions from Aurelius; Gimv's leveraged buyouts of Coolworld, Snack Connection B.V., United Dutch Breweries (Oranjeboom, from Egeria), and Brakel Group (from Nordian Capital); Smile Invest's leveraged buyouts of Smart SD and Rovers Medical Services; assisting Highbrook Income Property Fund, LP in connection with the acquisition of three real estate portfolios managed by Hanzevast Capital N.V.; RPM's acquisition of Dutch coatings company SPS; and NEP Group's acquisition of Consolidated Media Industries (from Bencis Capital Partners).

Experience

  • Macquarie acquires Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management companyJones Day advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 in the acquisition of Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company.
  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day is advising PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • Smithers acquires SspJones Day advised The Smithers Group in the acquisition of Red Knot B.V. and SSP Analytical Services B.V., providers of loading and discharge supervision, weight / tallying control, sampling, sample preparation and laboratory testing and trade verification services.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • SUEZ sells its SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations to PreZeroJones Day advised the French listed company SUEZ SA in its largest sale of SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations - excluding plastic recycling and hazardous waste treatment activities - in four continental Europe countries: the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, and Poland to PreZero, the environmental division of Schwarz Group.
  • J.F. Lehman acquires Global Marine GroupJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government, and environmental sectors, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Global Marine Group.
  • GeneoDx invests in PathoFinderJones Day represented Shanghai GeneoDx Biotech Company Limited, a subsidiary of Sinopharm Group, a leading pharmaceutical company in China, in connection with its investment in PathoFinder Holding B.V. (PFH), which is engaging in molecular diagnostics for the detection of pathogens causing an infectious disease in the Netherlands, by way of purchasing a majority stake in PFH.
  • Network B.V. sells majority stake in VONQ to capital DJones Day advised The Network B.V. in the sale by founders via The Network B.V. of a majority stake in VONQ, a European smart recruitment technology leader, to capital D.
  • FrieslandCampina partners with United Dairymen of Arizona in dairy ingredientsJones Day advised FrieslandCampina in forming a joint venture with United Dairymen of Arizona to bring lactoferrin to the market.
  • AURELIUS sells Solidus Solutions for €330 million (US$375.6 million)Jones Day advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the full shop auction sale of the Solidus Solutions group to funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
  • Gimv invests in Coolworld RentalsJones Day advised Gimv in its acquisition of a majority shareholding in fast-growing Coolworld Rentals, a full-service renter of cooling and heating equipment.
  • Mitsui Chemicals establishes new polypropylene compounds company in NetherlandsJones Day advised Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. in the establishment of Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe B.V. in the Netherlands.
  • Smile Invest Management Company acquires majority stake in Rovers Medical DevicesJones Day represented Smile Invest Management Company NV in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Rovers Medical Devices, a global market leader in development and production of medical cell-sampling devices.
  • Smile Invest acquires SmartSDJones Day represented Smile Invest Management Company in connection with its acquisition of SmartSD, a distributor of products and services in the area of video surveillance, burglary and fire protection and access control for the professional market.
  • Private shareholders sell Velosophy (Babboe) to Accell GroupJones Day advised private shareholders on the sale of cargo bike specialist Velosophy (Babboe) to Accell Group.
  • Genpact sells part of its Netherlands operations to managementJones Day advised Genpact Resourcing Services B.V. and Genpact Consulting Services B.V. in its sale of shares of part of its Netherlands operations to its management.
  • AURELIUS sells Getronics Group for €220 million (US$251.3 million)Jones Day advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the sale of its subsidiary Getronics to strategic investor Bottega Invest Co S.à.r.l. for €220 million (US$251.3 million) (enterprise value).
  • Gimv invests in Snack ConnectionJones Day represented Gimv N.V. in connection with its investment in Snack Connection B.V., a Dutch company specialized in purchasing, processing, mixing and packing nuts, kernels, seeds, subtropical fruits and related products.
  • RPM acquires leading Dutch coatings company, SPS GroupJones Day advised RPM International Inc. in its acquisition of SPS Group, a Dutch decorative and specialty coatings company.
  • Highbrook Income Property Fund acquires three real estate portfolios managed by Hanzevast Capital N.V. in the NetherlandsJones Day represented Highbrook Income Property Fund, LP in connection with the acquisition of three real estate portfolios managed by Hanzevast Capital N.V. in the Netherlands.