Loyens & Loeff advised Tristan Capital Partners on the indirect acquisition of the office building The Core in Rotterdam

News - 12 March 2020 - Netherlands

The Corona Virus and Dutch tenancy law

Governments and health authorities are doing everything in their power to stop the further spread of the corona virus.
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News - 12 March 2020 - Global

Loyens & Loeff affirms its leading position with the Chambers & Partners Europe Legal ranking 2020

Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2020. Loyens & Loeff continues its top ranking as leading business law firm.
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How we can help

To successfully close the deal in a real estate acquisition or disposal your tax and legal structure, including the financing of the transaction, needs to be impeccable. Our dedicated transaction team will advise you on every step of the way, from the first letter of intent until closing.

Our services

Our long-standing experience and full-service offering allows us to assist on all tax and legal aspects of a transaction. Our services include the following:

Acquisition phase

  • Full legal, corporate and tax due diligence & SPA negotiations;
  • Banking & financing – assist in obtaining bank financing, drafting shareholder’s loans, security packages and legal opinions;
  • Transaction structuring, including VAT and real estate transfer tax, transfer pricing, advice on optimal holding structure and international tax advice;
  • Incorporation of SPVs; and
  • Transfer of shares or assets and closing the transaction.

Holding phase

  • Drawing up of contracts for the provision of services, development agreements, lease agreements, cooperation agreements and implementation agreements;
  • Representing clients in legal proceedings in all related fields, including disputes with a seller, on construction, with tenants, local municipalities and governments, etc.; and
  • Ongoing tax advice and compliance, including annual corporate income tax returns and monthly, quarterly or annual VAT returns.

Exit phase

  • Full legal, corporate and tax vendor due diligence & SPA negotiations;
  • Advice on tax consequences of exit and optimal exit scenario;
  • Execution of sale by transfer of shares or assets; and
  • Liquidation of remaining SPVs.