Corporate law

Our corporate law team is specialized in mergers and acquisitions, especially in the IT market. Not only for strategic parties, but also for private equity and venture capital. We work both nationally and internationally.

Amongst others:

  • Due diligence investigations
  • Share transactions and assets/liabilities transactions
  • Investment processes
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Corporate Governance

Our lawyers Corporate law

Case – acquisition of a software enterprise

 Steps:

  • Initial commercial discussions between parties
  • Non-disclosure agreement
  • Letter of Intent
  • Due diligence investigation
    • Specific points requiring attention:
      • Dependence on suppliers and partners
      • Business model: on premise or SaaS?
      • Copyright to source and object code and technical documentation
      • Use of open source software
      • StiPP (Pension Fund for the Employment and Staffing Services Industry) and Waadi (Placement of Personnel by Intermediaries Act)
  • Share purchase agreement or asset purchase agreement
  • Works council’s advice, notification SER (Social and Economic Council) and trade union consultation
  • Notification ACM (Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets)
  • Financing by banks
  • Closing transaction