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Menno Geusens is an experienced corporate lawyer with a strong focus on multijurisdictional transactions, including M&A (private and public), joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and investment fund structuring. He also advises clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance, management participations, and employee stock option plans. Menno represents private and public companies, including private equity firms.

Recent key representations at Jones Day include: Avient on the $1.485 billion acquisition of the DSM Protective Materials business; DAS on the sale of its credit management business; Solmax on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics; Suez on the sale of its Recycling & Recovery operations; Aurelius Equity Opportunities in various controlled auctions (including sale of Getronics Group, Solidus Solutions, and Office Depot Europe); Catawiki on its €150 million investment round; Garmin on its acquisition of Tacx; and Gimv in various investments (including investments in Coolword, Joolz, and United Dutch Breweries).

Menno is a member of the Firm's LGBTQ+ Affinity Group and was one of the founders, and still serves as an advisory board member, of FORWARD, the first Legal LGBT Network in the Netherlands. He is also regularly involved in various pro bono activities and projects of the Firm.


  • Greystar launches Dutch Essential Housing VentureJones Day advised Greystar in the establishment of its Dutch Essential Housing Venture in partnership with Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP (through its asset manager, APG Asset Management N.V.).
  • 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.
  • Holland Capital completes €225 million fundraising Holland Capital Growth & Buy Out Fund VJones Day advised Holland Capital on its €225 million fundraising fifth growth and buyout fund, Holland Capital Growth & Buy Out Fund V.
  • Vibrantz completes US$140 million new STS trade receivables securitisation and €10 million trade receivables factoring programmeJones Day assisted Vibrantz Corporation in relation to a new (i) US$140 million cross-border STS trade receivables securitization transaction with ING Belgium NV/SA and NORD/LB and (ii) €10 million bilateral factoring programme with ING Commercial Finance.
  • 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.
  • SmartSD enters into strategic partnership with CobepaJones Day advised SmartSD and its longstanding stakeholders Smile Invest, co-founders and management on a strategic partnership with new majority shareholder Cobepa, a leading European private equity company.
  • Greystar acquires a 650-bed student residence in Puteaux, FranceJones Day advised Greystar in its acquisition of a 650-bed student residence in Puteaux, located in the greater Paris area, from Veld Capital and the FREO Group.
  • Climate Fund Managers forms Climate Investor ThreeJones Day advised Climate Fund Managers on the formation of Climate Investor Three, a funding platform for the purpose of investing in energy transition infrastructure companies in the green hydrogen value chain.
  • Gilde Healthcare VI raises €740 millionJones Day represented Gilde Healthcare in connection with the establishment of Gilde Healthcare Venture & Growth VI with €740 million in commitments.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • 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.
  • Sacyr Group and Marguerite Silver amend project Arlanzón finance documentsJones Day provided legal advice to consortium composed of Sacyr Group and Marguerite Silver in connection with the Spanish, English, and Dutch matters related with the modification and amendments of certain finance documents within the bond issuance scheme for project Arlanzón.
  • Riverside sells Guestline to Access GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Guestline, a UK-based provider of mission critical software for the hospitality sector, to Access Group.
  • IceLake Capital Management B.V. closes IceLake Capital Fund IIJones Day advised IceLake Capital Management B.V. on the fundraising of its second private equity fund, IceLake Capital Fund II, an investment fund for the purpose of investing in small- and medium-sized companies with sustainable competitive advantages and solid growth prospects, with a general focus on the business services and software sectors in the Benelux, closing at €315 million.
  • Hard Rock finalizes Greek joint venture with GEK TERNA S.A. to develop, own and operate Integrated Casino Resort in Athens, GreeceJones Day advised Hard Rock International in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in a joint venture partnership with GEK TERNA Group, a Greek conglomerate listed on the Athens Stock Exchange. 
  • Capital A completes fundraising of Capital A Fund IVJones Day advised Capital A Management, a specialized mid-market private equity investor, in relation to the fundraising of its Benelux focused private equity fund, Capital A Fund IV.
  • Greystar and Vía Célere create joint venture to acquire portfolio of 2,425 rental housing units in SpainJones Day advised Greystar Equity Partners Europe Fund I in relation to its joint venture with Via Célere and the related forward-purchase of a 12 project portfolio of rental housing units in Madrid, Malaga, Valencia, Seville and Bilbao from Via Célere. The Build to Rent portfolio is one of the largest in Spain and will operate under the “Be Casa Essential” brand.
  • Henderson Park sells stake in Westin Paris-Vendome to Dubai HoldingJones Day advised Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I in connection with the disposal of its stake in the iconic Westin Paris-Vendome hotel to its joint venture partner, Dubai Holding.
  • Rejuvenate acquires entire business operations of cell transplants manufacturer co.don AktiengesellschaftJones Day advised Rejuvenate GmbH, a subsidiary of ReLive Biotechnologies, in connection with the acquisition of the business operations of co.don Aktiengesellschaft ("CO.DON") (including all shares in its Dutch, UK and Swiss subsidiaries).
  • UPL sells stake in Advanta Enterprises to KKRJones Day advised UPL Limited in its $300 million sale of a 13.33% stake in its subsidiary, Advanta Enterprises Limited, to KKR.