The long and (un)winding road of ‘killer acquisition’ Illumina/Grail
Crystal ball gazing into prospective innovation rat races when assessing vertical mergers may soon be all in a day’s work for the European Commission. Innovation was a recurring theme in the Commission’s handling of the Illumina/Grail deal.
Deep dive into forward deals: forward funding and forward commitment
This article discusses the main considerations when considering and structuring forward deals.
On the Board room agenda: ESG & sustainability risks and opportunities throughout the supply chain
When handled properly, ESG and sustainability create opportunities for companies in the real estate sector to make their business model future proof
and to benefit the bottom line. ESG has thus become an important driver for business considerations.
Stibbe advises SOLO group
Stibbe advised SOLO Group, a network of unique brands whose common aim is to create clothing and accessories, on the financing for the acquisition of Mid Ocean Group B.V. Mid Ocean Group’s mission.
Dutch Supreme Court decides against the pledgeability of non-transferable claims
Lawyers occasionally wonder how the law ended up as it is. We had that experience after the Dutch Supreme Court’s decision of 1 July 2022 (Rabobank/Ten Berge q.q.; ECLI:NL:HR:2022:984), regarding the possibility or impossibility of pledging a claim.
Stibbe advises Brazilian shareholders of InBev
Stibbe assisted the Brazilian shareholders of InBev with the financing of their participation in the capital increase to fund its EUR 32.7 billion acquisition of Anheuser-Busch to create Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewery.
Stibbe advises leading private equity player
Stibbe advised a leading European private equity player on Luxembourg corporate and finance matters related to numerous investments.
Stibbe advises KBC, ING, Dexia and BNP Fortis
Stibbe assisted several large banks (i.e. KBC Bank, ING, Dexia and BNP Fortis) with implementing a multimillion EUR acquisition finance package for one of the bidders for its acquisition of a broadcasting company from a German mass media company.