VIOTTA. Experienced and Effective.
Laurine van den Bos, Leo Spigt, Tom de Waard, Marius Josephus Jitta, Joost Edixhoven en Dirk de Waard form a niche law firm located in Amsterdam with direct lines of communication between clients and partners. We specialise in corporate law, insolvency law and contract law. We advise upon transactions, counsel our clients in strategic matters and conduct legal proceedings. When needed, we work together with freelancers and specialists in other areas of expertise.
We represent clients in relation to start-ups, joint ventures, investments and divestments, acquisitions, commercial contracts, restructurings and insolvency, continuity and succession issues, governance issues and board room advice, conflicts, liability issues, corporate litigation and mediation – in brief, all challenges that may occur in the life cycle of your enterprise. We offer solid and practical solutions in complex matters.
VIOTTA. Experienced and effective.
Board room ADVISOR of the American supervisory board members of Qwest in the bankruptcy of KPN Qwest
Advising a Dutch construction group on a JOINT VENTURE dispute
Handling SALE of a majority stake in Kyoto Cooling to Cloudsite
TRUSTEE in cross-border bankruptcy of Bell Group
Assisting multinational with financial RESTRUCTURING
REORGANISATION of car-wash business including 40 franchisees
Handling SALE by international energy company of its LPG daughter
LITIGATION for French seller against German purchaser about claims under guarantee with regard to Dutch holding company of casino business SALE & LEASE BACK of congress hotel to German hotel fund
Handling SALE by Propertize of a Spanish real estate project
DRAFTING standard set of asset en property management agreements for European shopping centre manager
Handling SALE of hotel portfolio to new Dutch operator
TURN-KEY ACQUISITION of new hotel formula
Setting up a JOINT VENTURE for Dutch developer in Brazil
Assisting German real estate fund with ACQUISITION and PROPERTY MANAGEMENT of Dutch real estate portfolio
mCube on acquisition of Xsense
Harbour BioMed on acquisition of Harbour Antibodies
Management and Workers on acquisition of Panteia B.V. from Stichting Panteia
MC Groep on acquisition of Slotervaart
Barclays on public bid of ABN AMRO
APG and PGGM on sale of Alpinvest to The Carlyle Group
Reliant acquisition UNA (Houston Industries)
Reliant on Divestiture of UNA to Nuon
NEA (SEP) on Divestiture of deep-sea link between Norway and the Netherlands to Tennet and Statnet
CapGemini on acquisition of Getronics
OXXIO on the acquisition of its shares
Priority Telecom on IPO on Euronext Amsterdam
KKR acquisition of Vendex
Lyondell Basel emergence from chapter 11 and completion of restructuring of the Lyondell Basel Group
Endemol Entertainment Holding N.V. on IPO
Van Ommeren NV on merger with Royal Pakkoed N.V. (VOPAK)
Ballast Nedam on acquisition by Hochtief
KNP on merger with Bührmann-Tetterode and VRG
AMRO on merger with ABN
Centrafarm Group NV on acquisition by Warburg Pincus
Scotts Branche Mine on acquisition by MAPCO Inc.
A long lasting relationship with our clients is key. Therefore, we invest time and energy in getting to know your enterprise and becoming your sparring partner.
Our aim is to unburden our clients; besides a practical, critical and pro-active approach, this requires courage and passion.
By being agile and oriented and to always bear in mind the good of the cause, we avoid unpleasant surprises.