Acquisitions guided by Pellicaan Advocaten

Acquisition of Strengholt Entertainment B.V. by Venipak

Pellicaan Advocaten advised the international parcel delivery company Venipak with the acquisition of the e-commerce wholesaler Strengholt Entertainment BV, based in the Netherlands and active throughout Europe. The transaction forms the basis for the expansion of Venipak’s full e-commerce order fulfilment in Europe.

Acquisition EMQ Logistics by Léon Vincent (LVO Group)

Pellicaan Advocaten advised the shareholders of EMQ Logistics B.V. on the LVO Group's acquisition of shares in EMQ Logistics B.V. The LVO Group is accelerating its development strategy through the acquisition by being able to offer EMQ's important branches for European logistics in Rotterdam, Schiphol and Tilburg. EMQ is an essential gateway to Europe for the geographical network the LV Overseas Group is developing. Specialising in general cargo, EMQ will be able to draw on LV Overseas' recent branches in Asia to consolidate volumes on this trade to generate synergies within the group. EMQ also has extensive experience in rail transport, allowing LVO to gain new knowledge in line with its carbon emission reduction targets.

Participation Vetipak in ECM Europe B.V.

Pellicaan Advocaten advised Vetipak on its participation in ECM Europe B.V. Vetipak from Oss in Brabant is a major player offering co-pack solutions for A-brands and private labels in the field of 'Fast Moving Consumer Goods'. ECM Europe B.V. specialises in the designing, producing and packaging of high-quality medical devices according to customer specifications and is particularly well known for medical tubing sets and medical swabs. The cooperation between both companies offers them the opportunity to both grow in size and quality.

Acquisition Plantfactory by Harmoniz

Pellicaan advised Harmoniz, an Israeli agritech company engaged in the development of greenhouse seeds, on its acquisition of Plantfactory. Plantfactory is a Dutch distributor of greenhouse seeds.

Purchase of Dutch Transport Company by Rhenus Beteiligungen International GmbH

Rhenus Beiteiligungen International GmbH acquires Nederlandse Transport Maatschappij B.V. ('NTM') from Sievert Logistik Auslandsbeteiligungen GmbH in a cross-border transaction. Sievert is a family-owned company with a history of more than 100 years. The specialist for exclusive building material and logistics solutions employs around 1,700 people at 60 locations in Germany, Europe and China. The logistics company NTM has a fleet of over 30 vehicles and can look back on almost 50 years of company history. NTM specialises in professional silo transport for dry bulk goods and warehousing. NTM's business transport network is cross-border, with strong hubs in the Benelux, Germany, northern France and Denmark. The Rhenus Group is a global logistics service provider with annual sales of €7.0 billion and 37,500 employees at 970 locations.

Acquisition of PACER by Deloitte

We advised the founder of engineering and consulting firm PACER on the sale of PACER to accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. PACER is an engineering and consulting firm working both nationally and internationally in the fields of infrastructure and investment projects. The PACER-team of about 50 consultants will work from the Deloitte office in Utrecht as of December 1, 2022. Vincent van der Meijden, founder and CEO of PACER, has become a Partner at Deloitte.

Acquisition development fire resistant materials and paint systems actvities of Dutch Marine Systems by Begonia Wanden Systems

Pellicaan Advocaten advised Dutch Marine Systems on the sale of its activities in the development and production of fire-resistant materials and paint systems to Begonia Wanden Systems. Dutch Marine Systems supplies products for the interior design of river and seagoing passenger and inland vessels worldwide. With the sale of these activities, Dutch Marine Systems will focus more on its core business.

Acquisition of Agium by Redmore

Pellicaan Advocaten advised Redmore (part of House of HR) on its acquisition of Agium. Redmore is a subsidiary of House of HR, specialising in Risk, Technology, Business, Legal and Finance services for financial service providers, business service providers and governments. Agium was founded in 2002 by Stephan Persoon and Robbert van Adrichem and specialises in Finance & Control, Recruitment Services and Finance. Redmore's group now has six labels. This has made them an even bigger player in the Dutch market, with growth ambitions abroad. With Agium, Redmore has found a partner to accelerate its growth in the Netherlands.

Sale of Timeff to SDB Ayton Group B.V.

We have advised the shareholders of Timeff B.V. on the sale of 100% of their shares to SDB Ayton Group B.V. Timeff is well known (amongst others) for software system EMMA. Emma is an innovative and dynamic Healthcare Operating System (HOS); an efficient engine of primary and secondary processes in clinics and hospitals. Timeff also develops software and offers consultancy and advice. For over forty years, SDB Group has been developing and delivering innovative and specialized ICT solutions for the healthcare sector. SDB Group collaborates with innovative software companies such as Timeff, who jointly strive to create an optimal and fully integrated software system to take administrative burden off healthcare professionals. The strategic cooperation between Timeff and SDB Group marks the next step to serve the Cure market with a joint proposition.

Purchase of baler activities under the TOMRA brand by SULO

We have advised SULO on the purchase of the activities of TOMRA. SULO is Europe's leading provider of innovative solutions in waste sorting and collection. They offer solutions in cost-efficient and sustainable waste management. TOMRA is focusing on its packaging collection business, with special focus on new markets in Europe that are opting to adopt a deposit system. With the purchase of the baler activities of Tomra, SULO is strengthening its position in the Netherlands to integrate balers in sales, rental and service in addition to the business of sales and service on 2-wheel containers, 4-wheel containers, waste bins and underground systems, among others.

Purchase of FID Service Groep B.V. by House of Covebo

We have advised House of Covebo on the purchase of 100% of the shares in FID Service Groep B.V. Covebo is a major player in the field of temporary staffing, recruitment and selection. For 20 years, Covebo has been bringing together the demand for flexibility in the Dutch labour market and the supply of Dutch and foreign jobseekers. FID mediates in waste processing, recycling and landscaping. With FID in its portfolio, Covebo acquires a strong market position in this niche market.

Acquisition of Bis People B.V. by House of Covebo

We have advised House of Covebo on the purchase of 100% of the shares in Bis People B.V. Covebo is a major player in the field of temporary staffing, recruitment and selection. For 20 years, Covebo has been bringing together the demand for flexibility in the Dutch labour market and the supply of Dutch and foreign jobseekers. Bis People mediates professionals for various clients in the construction and engineering sectors. With Bis People in its portfolio, Covebo can serve the market in the field of construction and engineering even better.

Acquisition of Sleegers Technique by Marel

We advised Mr Huub Sleegers on the sale of Sleegers Technique, a top international specialist in slicing, interleaving and modular machine construction, to Marel.

Participation of a new shareholder in MKA Klinieken B.V.

We advised MKA Klinieken with the sale of shares to a new shareholder participating in MKA Klinieken. MKA klinieken provides dental care, including oral surgery.

Acquisition of Yisp B.V. by Novoserve B.V.

We advised Netherlands based infrastructure as a service hosting provider Novoserve B.V. with the acquisition of Infrastructure as a service provider Yisp B.V. from its 100% shareholder RJA Solutions B.V.

Acquisition Zegro by Bidfood

We have advised the shareholders of Zegro on the sale of 100% of their shares to Bidfood. Zegro is a Rotterdam family business and well-known wholesaler. Bidfood has been active for many years in the South-Holland area and occupies a strong position within catering and healthcare accounts. Bidfood and Zegro will jointly serve the market even better.

Majority interest in United Fresh Services by Compagnie Fruitière Paris

In this transaction, we advised the French company Compagnie Fruitière Paris in connection with their acquisition of a majority stake in United Fresh Services B.V., a company that is focused on fruit ripening and trading. Compagnie Fruitière Paris belongs to Compagnie Fruitière Group which is a leading producer of fruits, specialised in the production, transport and distribution of fruit and vegetables.

Acquisition Robopharma by Capsa

We acted as legal advisor to the owners of NewRobo Development B.V. and its subsidiaries (known as Robopharma) in connection with the sale to the US based company Capsa Healthcare. RoboPharma is Dutch market leader in the field of pharmacy automation.

Acquisition VNOM by Covebo

We acted as legal advisor to Accent Covebo Group B.V., one of the companies within House of HR, in connection with the acquisition of all shares in its industry peer VNOM Project- & Interimmanagement B.V., a technical staff agency in Rotterdam.

Acquisition Reftrade Holding

We acted as legal advisor to the French company Groupe Petit Forestier, the European market leader in the field of rental of cooling systems, in connection with the acquisition of Reftrade Holding B.V. and its subsidiaries from the seller Liaixon Investments B.V.

Acquisition Disma travel agencies by TUI

We have advised TUI Nederland N.V. in connection with the acquisition of the Disma travel agencies in Noord-Brabant from the seller Disma Reizen Beheer B.V.

Participation in Pandriks Holding by Rinkelberg Capital

In this transaction, we carried out the legal due diligence for Rinkelberg Capital Limited, a London based private wealth management firm, in connection with their participation in Pandriks Holding B.V., which is one of the fastest growing bakery’s in Europe for over the past years.

Acquisition Felix Clercx by Forestia

In this transaction, we advised Forestia, a French group of companies specialized in the design, manufacture and distribution of landscaping products, in connection with the acquisition of Handelsonderneming van Felix Clercx B.V., a family business from Brabant and important player in the field of wood- and construction material trade within Western Europe.

Acquisition of TechMatch by Continu Group

We acted as legal advisor to Continu Group, one of the companies within House of HR, in connection with the acquisition of TechMatch. TechMatch is a technical staff agency that recruits personnel for the sectors mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, building engineering, automotive, logistics and process engineering.