Loyens & Loeff advised Toyota Industries Corporation on the acquisition of Vanderlande Industries Holding
Loyens & Loeff advised Toyota Industries Corporation on the acquisition of Vanderlande Industries Holding from NPM Capital N.V. and certain minority shareholders for a purchase price of EUR 1.16 billion.
Vanderlande, the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation, has expert capabilities in material handling systems for the retail and parcel handling industries and is one of the world’s foremost companies of passenger baggage handling systems for airports. Vanderlande also develops and manufactures a full lineup of sorters, conveyors, and other materials handling equipment and software. Vanderlande has 50 sites around the world and a staff of approximately 4,500 associates experienced in providing materials handling solutions to major customers in every industry.
Loyens & Loeff acted as Dutch corporate and tax counsel to Toyota. The Loyens & Loeff team was led by corporate partner Peter Corten and the core team consisted of Wouter Kros, Antoinette van der Hauw, Lara Haanraadts and Gerda de Jong (corporate / M&A); Jan Hein Visser (corporate / notarial); Klaas Wiersma (employment law); and Marc Klerks and Louis Lutz (tax). Loyens & Loeff advised Toyota jointly with White & Case.
Antoinette van der HauwPartner Attorney at law
Antoinette van der Hauw, attorney at law, is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group. She specialises in (national and international) corporate law transactions and joint ventures. Antoinette focuses on private equity transactions and management participation. Antoinette also has extensive experience in the field of warranty & indemnity insurance.T: +31 20 578 52 29 M: +31 6 23 52 59 92 E: [email protected]
Gerda de JongSenior Associate Attorney at law
Gerda de Jong, attorney-at-law, is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group in our Amsterdam office. She focuses on (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. She is also a member of the healthcare sector team.T: +31 20 578 50 58 M: +31 6 54 90 54 18 E: [email protected]
Klaas WiersmaPartner Attorney at law
Klaas Wiersma, attorney at law, is the chairman of the Employment & Benefits practice group in the Netherlands. He has over 20 years’ all-round experience in employment law, with a particular focus on the employment aspects of, mostly international, M&A-deals, co-determination procedures, restructurings and collective dismissals, and cross-border employment.T: +31 20 578 59 60 E: [email protected]
Marc KlerksPartner Tax adviser
Marc Klerks is a partner in Loyens & Loeff’s International Tax Services practice group and heads the practice in our London office. From 1995 through to 1998 Marc worked at Loyens & Loeff’s New York office and headed the London office from 2000 to 2006.T: +44 20 7826 3090 M: +44 73 84 46 23 40 E: [email protected]