JonasVan den Bossche

Of Counsel

Bruxelles + 32.2.645.14.12

Jonas Van den Bossche has more than 10 years of extensive experience in complex domestic and cross-border M&A deals, joint ventures, and real estate. He also advises clients on general civil, commercial, corporate governance, and corporate law issues. Jonas has been with Jones Day since 2008 and also spent 18 months in the Firm's London Office, where he has advised on cross-border M&A, capital markets, and private equity transactions.

Recent representative transactions include Arsenal Capital's acquisition of HistoGeneX, HRH Prince Abdullah's acquisition of Belgian football club Beerschot, and Astellas Pharma's €800 million acquisition of Ogeda SA, a privately owned Belgian drug discovery company.

Other major companies Jonas has advised include Barco, Bridgestone, Diebold, Ferrostaal, Global City Holdings N.V., Hansteen, Heidrick & Struggles, Hexagon, International Automotive Components Group, Macquarie Bank, MasterCard, Mitsui Chemicals, Pioneer, Procter & Gamble, SGC Group, Solvay, Starwood Corporation, Segro, Suez, Toyota Motor Corporation, Wabtec Corporation, and Van Hool.

Expérience

  • De Neef family sold majority stake in De Neef Chemical Processing NV to Soudal group (Swerts family)Jones Day represented the De Neef family in its sale of a majority stake in De Neef Chemical Processing NV to the Soudal group (Swerts family).
  • Hansteen sells Belgian portfolio to Belgian real estate investorJones Day assisted Hansteen Holdings PLC in the sale of its Belgian real estate portfolio to a Belgian real estate investor.
  • BLACKB sells Darts-ip to Clarivate AnalyticsJones Day represented the various shareholders of BLACKB in the sale of all their shares to the Belgian subsidiary of the U.S. listed company Clarivate Analytics (US) LLC.
  • Société Générale sells Societe Generale Serbia and Sogelease Serbia to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of 100 percent of the shares in its subsidiary Societe Generale Serbia (SGS) and Sogelease Serbia to OTP Bank Nyrt., including the indirect sale of 100 percent of the shares in SG Leasing (SGS' wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to leasing activities).
  • Modern Media Acquisition completes merger agreement with Akazoo Ltd.Jones Day advised Modern Media Acquisition Corp. ("MMDM"), a special purpose acquisition company, in its business combination with Akazoo Limited, a U.K.- based digital music streaming platform specializing in emerging markets.
  • 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.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires HistoGeneX and Caprion BiosciencesJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on major investments in HistoGeneX and Caprion Biosciences and the subsequent combination of the two businesses.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Mobiasbanca Societe Generale (Moldova) to OTP Bank Nyrt, the leading Hungarian bank.
  • 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.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.Jones Day advised Société Générale in the sale of its majority stake in Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank.
  • Société Générale sells its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP BankJones Day advised Société Générale in its sale of its majority stakes in Societe Generale Expressbank AD and Sogelife Bulgaria IJSC to OTP Bank.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires consumer health business of Merck KGaAJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) in its €3.375 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA.
  • Hexagon Intergraph acquires Belgian-based BricsysJones Day advised Hexagon Intergraph AB in its acquisition of Belgian-based Bricsys group, including Chapoo NV and Amelia NV.
  • HRH Prince Abdullah and DCA NV take over Belgian Proximus League Football Club Beerschot-WilrijkJones Day advised HRH Prince Abdullah bin Mosa'ad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in his joint investment with Belgian construction company DCA NV in the Belgian Proximus League Football Club Beerschot-Wilrijk.
  • Bridgestone sells Mecamold to New Mold InternationalJones Day represented Bridgestone Europe in connection with its sale of Mecamold S.A., a Herstal, Belgium-based tire mold manufacturer, to New Mold International SAS.
  • Owens Corning acquires Paroc Group, a leading European mineral wool manufacturer, for approximately €900 million (US$1.04 billion)Jones Day advised Owens Corning in its acquisition of Paroc Group, a leading producer of mineral wool insulation for building and technical applications in Europe, from CVC Capital Partners for an enterprise value of approximately €900 million ($1.04 billion).
  • Sterigenics International acquires Toxikon Europe NVJones Day represented Sterigenics International LLC, the world’s leading, fully integrated protector of global health, in connection with its acquisition of Belgian-based Toxikon Europe NV, the European subsidiary of Toxikon Corporation, a Bedford, Massachusetts-based preclinical contract research organization.
  • Hexagon acquires Luciad from GIMVJones Day represented Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that drives productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, in connection with its acquisition of Belgian-based Luciad, a leading provider of 5D visualization and analysis solutions, from GIMV.
  • Chemical company harmonizes working conditions following acquisitionsJones Day advised a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions following its acquisition of local companies on its framework for the regularization and harmonization of working conditions, employment contracts, and work rules.
  • Interventions

    • January 15, 2019
      ELSA Maastricht lecture on "Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions in Practice - A Perspective of Law and Business"
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