Loyens & Loeff advised a majority group of senior secured bondholders of Hema B.V.
Conditional agreement signed for the sale of HEMA. Loyens & Loeff has, together with Kirkland & Ellis, advised a majority group of senior secured bondholders of Hema B.V. (the Ad Hoc Group) on the conditional agreement of HEMA B.V. and the Ad Hoc Group for the acquisition of HEMA B.V. by a 50/50 consortium of Parcom and Mississippi Ventures, the investment vehicle of the Dutch entrepreneurial family Van Eerd, owner of Jumbo supermarkets.
HEMA B.V. and the Ad Hoc Group reached a conditional agreement with a 50/50 consortium of Parcom and Mississippi Ventures for the contemplated sale of 100% of the outstanding shares of HEMA B.V. The consortium now has an exclusivity period of up to eight weeks in which it can complete further due diligence and obtain financing from Dutch financial institutions. An update on the transaction is expected in the first half of December. Mississippi Ventures was advised by Allen & Overy, Parcom was advised by Clifford Chance and HEMA B.V. was advised by De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.
Loyens & Loeff acted as Dutch and Luxembourg counsel to the Ad Hoc Group. The transaction was led by Dutch corporate partner Roel Fluit, together with corporate partner Antoinette van der Hauw and senior associate Gerda de Jong, the team furthermore consisted of restructuring partner Vincent Vroom, senior associate Joris Dunki Jacobs and associates Gief de Gruijter and Kim de Bruijn. The Luxembourg team was headed by corporate partners Michael Scott and Frédéric Franckx with associates Diogo Morgado Filipe and Madeleine Marques and tax advisor Charlotte Haarsma – Den Dekker.
Roel FluitPartner Attorney at law
Roel Fluit, attorney at law, is a member of the Corporate practice group in our Amsterdam office. He focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and (national and international) joint ventures. He is also a member of the Region Teams United States and Latin America.T: +31 20 578 50 05 M: +31 6 10 89 73 21 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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@example.com
Michael ScottPartner Attorney at law / Solicitor / Avocat à la Cour
Michael Scott, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office and co-heads the Luxembourg Restructuring Team. He focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings. He mainly advises US and UK based clients investing through Luxembourg to European or other target jurisdictions.T: +352 466 230 294 M: +352 691 963 026 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diogo DiasSenior Associate Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour
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Diogo Morgado FilipeAssociate Attorney at law
Diogo Morgado Filipe, associate, is a member of the Corporate practice group in our Luxembourg office and a member of the Restructuring Team. He focuses on corporate restructurings, Private Equity, M&A, Corporate Finance and general Corporate Law.T: +352 466 230 594 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Madeleine Marques, associate, is a member of the Corporate practice group in our Luxembourg office and a member of the Restructuring Team. She focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings.T: +352 466 230 211 E: Madeleine.Marques@loyensloeff.com
Charlotte Haarsma-den DekkerSenior Associate Tax Adviser
Charlotte Haarsma-den Dekker, senior associate, is a member of the Tax Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. She has been on secondment to our London office since January 2018. She focuses on advising Luxembourg entities on tax structuring and restructuring.T: +44 20 7826 3079 E: email@example.com
Vincent VroomPartner Attorney at law
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Frédéric FranckxPartner Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org