JornMaas

Associate

Amsterdam + 31.20.305.4230

Jorn Maas focuses his practice on a wide variety of cross-border banking and securities transactions, particularly involving leveraged finance matters. He acts on behalf of lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured financing transactions; real estate, acquisition, and project financings; and asset-based lending transactions. He also has experience in restructurings.

Expérience

  • IceLake backed HeadFirst Global announces offer for Impellam Group PLCJones Day advised funds managed by Dutch PE firm IceLake Capital on the £483 million takeover of London listed Impellam Group PLC by HeadFirst Global, a company backed by funds managed by IceLake Capital.
  • ING Belgium and KBC Bank refinance Vydraulics groupJones Day acted as legal counsel to ING Belgium SA/NV and KBC Bank NV in connection with the refinancing of the Vydraulics group.
  • Monolithic Power Systems acquires Axign B.V.Jones Day represented Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a leading company in high-performance power solutions, in the acquisition of Axign B.V., a Netherlands-based fabless semiconductor startup that specializes in programmable multicore DSP (digital signal processors) that demonstrate near-zero distortion signals with significantly reduced power consumption for automotive and consumer audio systems.
  • Timken acquires LagersmitJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Lagersmit, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of highly engineered sealing solutions for demanding marine, dredging, water, tidal energy and other industrial applications.
  • ABN AMRO, Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas, and KBC Bank establish €200 million facilities agreement with Mediahuis NVJones Day acted as legal counsel to ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Belfius Bank SA/NV, BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV, and KBC Bank NV in connection with the establishment of a €200 million facilities agreement entered into with Mediahuis NV.
  • Belfius Bank, ING Belgium, and KBC Bank amend, increase, and extend existing financing to Equine Care GroupJones Day acted as counsel to Belfius Bank SA/NV, ING Belgium NV/SA and KBC Bank NV, as lenders, in connection with the amendment, increase, and extension of the existing financing granted to the Equine Care Group (an international provider of high-quality equine care through specialist equine clinics, ambulatory care and nutrition/supplements) for the purpose of, amongst others, acquiring the Irish company Thoroughbred Remedies Manufacturing Limited and the English company Equine Products U.K. Limited.
  • Mizuho Bank-led syndicate provides US$590 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility and amends and restates US$455 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility to Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse SAJones Day advised (i) a syndicate of 50 financial institutions, led by Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Paris Branch (with Rabobank as the facility agent), in connection with a new US$590 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility and (ii) in parallel, a syndicate of over 35 financial institutions in connection with the amendment and restatement of an existing US$455 million sustainability linked revolving credit facility, to Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse SA.
  • Diebold Nixdorf successfully restructures over $2.7 billion in funded debt and completes the first-ever dual proceeding under the U.S. bankruptcy code and Dutch restructuring law in 71 daysIn the first-ever cross border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement (the "Dutch Scheme") under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord ("WHOA")), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan (the "WHOA Plan"), Jones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated ("Diebold") and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries (the "Debtors") in connection with (i) the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of In re Diebold Holding Company, LLC, et al., (Case No. 23-90602-DRJ) commenced on June 1, 2023, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the "Bankruptcy Court"); (ii) the Dutch Scheme, commenced on June 1, 2023 by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the "Dutch Issuer") in the District Court of Amsterdam (the "Dutch Court"), and (iii) the chapter 15 proceedings before the Bankruptcy Court commenced by the foreign representative of the Dutch Issuer, wherein the Bankruptcy Court recognized the Dutch Scheme proceeding as a foreign main proceeding and recognized and extended comity to the WHOA Plan that was sanctioned by the Dutch Court.
  • Financial institutions provide financing for acquisition of AB&C GROEP B.V. by entity of EPSA GroupJones Day advised the financial institutions and some of their affiliates or related funds in relation to the financing of the acquisition of AB&C GROEP B.V. by an entity of the EPSA Group.
  • Syndicate of senior lenders finance Andera Partners' minority acquisition of, and refinance, Pauwels ConsultingJones Day acted as lenders' legal counsel in connection with the financing of the acquisition of a minority interest of Pauwels Consulting by Andera Partners and the refinancing of the Pauwels Consulting group.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured superpriority DIP credit facilityJones Day is representing Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (the “Company”), a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, and certain of its domestic and foreign subsidiaries (collectively, the “Debtors”) in (i) a pre-packaged chapter 11 proceeding in front of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the “Bankruptcy Court”), (ii) a scheme of arrangement by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the “Dutch Issuer”) and the related voluntary proceeding in front of the District Court of Amsterdam under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord), and (iii) an anticipated proceeding commenced by the Dutch Issuer under chapter 15 in the Bankruptcy Court, seeking recognition of such scheme of arrangement.
  • Hyster-Yale Materials amends second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreementJones Day represented Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. in connection with the first amendment to its second amended and restated loan, security and guaranty agreement, which increased the aggregate commitments of the facility pursuant to a first-in, last-out tranche of $25 million (the "FILO Tranche").