FlorisPierik

Partner

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Floris Pierik acts for a range of financial sponsors and corporate clients. Complex M&A and private equity transactions including buyouts and corporate carve-outs are central to his work. Some of his major deals include targets with operations on a European or global scale, often with a significant U.S. connection.

Floris regularly advises on technology and energy transition M&A transactions and transactions in the manufacturing, chemicals, life sciences, and consumer goods industries.

Key note transactions at Jones Day include advising: Arsenal Capital Partners on the controlled auction sale of IGM Resins group to Astorg; Gimv on multiple mandates including the investments in UDB, Joolz, and Snack Connection and the acquisition and controlled auction sale of Coolworld Rentals; Smile Invest on the acquisitions of SmartSD and Rovers Medical Devices; Aurelius Equity Opportunities on the €220 million controlled auction sale of Getronics Group, the €330 million controlled auction sale of Solidus Group to funds managed by Centrebridge Partners, and the controlled auction sale of Office Depot Europe in seven countries to RAJA SA; CDPQ, Fonds FTQ, and Solmax on the successful controlled auction bid for Ten Cate Geosynthetics; Fortino, Ventech, and other sellers on the sale of customer community platform InSided to Vista Equity Partners portfolio company Gainsight; Eurobio Scientific on the successful auction bid for GenDX; Fleetcor Technologies on the acquisitions of Plugsurfing from Fortum and PayByPhone from Volkswagen; and Climate Fund Managers on its investment in Release by Scatec.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Floris was a counsel at a leading international law firm.

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  • 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.
  • AURELIUS acquires The Body ShopJones Day advised private equity investor AURELIUS on its acquisition of The Body Shop from Natura & Co S.A.
  • 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.
  • Koch reaches agreement to acquire Wever fertilizer plant from OCI GlobalJones Day is advising Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC, an affiliate of Koch Industries, Inc., in the $3.6 billion acquisition of Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCO) from OCI N.V., a Netherlands-based producer and distributor of hydrogen products.
  • FLEETCOR acquires PayByPhoneJones Day advised FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of PayByPhone, a global provider of digital parking payment solutions.
  • 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.
  • Adelie Capital invests in LandytechJones Day advised Adelie Capital in the $12 million Series B financing of Landytech.
  • FLEETCOR acquires Global Reach GroupJones Day advised FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of Global Reach Group, a UK-based cross-border payments provider.
  • Eurobio Scientific acquires GenDxJones Day advised Eurobio Scientific SA in the acquisition and financing of the Dutch company Genome Diagnostics BV (GenDx) from its founder and its shareholders for €135 million (net of adjusted cash).
  • Aurelius acquires three European paper mills from Sappi Limited in complex pan-European carve-out transactionJones Day is advising Aurelius in the acquisition of three European paper mills from Sappi Limited.
  • FleetCor acquires PlugsurfingJones Day advised FleetCor Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of Plugsurfing, a leading European electric vehicle (EV) software and network provider.
  • Fortino Capital, Ventech, henQ and founders sell inSided B.V. to Vista portfolio company Gainsight Inc.Jones Day advised Fortino Capital, Ventech, henQ and founders in the sale of inSided B.V. to Vista Equity Partners portfolio company Gainsight Inc.
  • Fragbite acquires Lucky Kat B.V.Jones Day advised Fragbite Group AB, a global esports and gaming company, in the acquisition of Lucky Kat B.V.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company acquires Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc.Jones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Seal For Life Industries of Mascoat Ltd. and Verdia, Inc., both privately owned specialty industrial coatings companies.
  • Aurelius sells remaining Office Depot Europe business to strategic buyer RAJA GroupJones Day advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities in the sale of Office Depot Europe, which includes the remaining Viking and Office Depot Europe activities to strategic buyer RAJA Group.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • 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.
  • Ace Management participates in €20 million Series C financing round of EclecticIQJones Day advised Ace Management in connection with its lead participation in the €20 million Series C financing of EclecticIQ, a global threat intelligence, hunting and response technology provider.