DésiréeLaurens

Associate

阿姆斯特丹 + 31.20.305.4227

Désirée Laurens advises and assists clients in matters involving the full range of labor and employment issues. She is experienced in individual and collective dismissals, as well as in the employment aspects of (cross-border) transactions.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2023, Désirée served several internships with Dutch and international law firms.

经验

  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day advised WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • Valmet acquires process gas chromatography business of Siemens AGJones Day advised Valmet Oyj in the €102.5 million acquisition of the process gas chromatography business of Siemens AG.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • LyondellBasell acquires stake in Rodepa VastgoedJones Day advised LyondellBasell in the acquisition of a 50% stake in Rodepa Vastgoed B.V., the holding company of De Paauw Sustainable Resources, a plastic waste recycling company involved in the sourcing, processing and trading of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic packaging waste.
  • 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.
  • Scotch & Soda sold to Bluestar AllianceJones Day acted as administrator to Amsterdam-based Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda in its sale to Bluestar Alliance, a New York-based brand management company.