Track Record

2019

Publisher Big Balloon becomes part of Gottmer Publishers

Client
Shareholders of Big Balloon
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
March 2019
Publications
See press release Gottmer Publishers

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholders of Big Balloon with regard to the sale of the entire share capital to Gottmer Publishers. Big Balloon publishes children’s magazines, books and other products based on popular TV series such as Disney’s Frozen, Princess and Cars and My Little Pony, Peppa Pig, Teletubbies, Shimmer & Shine etc. Gottmer Publishers is an independent, general publishing company with a wide range of books and digital editions, spread over different imprints and genres, amongst which also children’s books.

Vestius advises GIGA Storage regarding partnership

Client
GIGA Storage
Lawyers
Daan van Noord
Transaction date
February 2019

Transaction

Vestius advised the partners of GIGA Storage regarding their cooperation in the joint venture in order to streamline their interests and enable accelerated growth. GIGA Storage is a game changing energy company, combining smart technology and battery storage for Europe.

Vestius advises Meewind regarding buy-out

Client
Meewind
Lawyers
Daan van Noord
Transaction date
February 2019

Transaction

Vestius advised Meewind regarding the buy-out of the other shareholders of Groen Gas Almere, thus becoming the sole shareholder of this biogas plant. The fermentation installation of Groen Gas Almere extracts gas from organic waste after which it is delivered to the natural gas network. Meewind is an investment fund that invests in sustainable energy.

Azerion and Semilo join forces

Client
Semilo
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
January 2019
Publications
See news blog on Semilo’s website and Adformatie

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding partners of Semilo regarding the sale of all the shares in the company to Azerion. Semilo is a digital media operator responsible for the commercial operation of over 120 premium (mobile-) websites and apps and specializes in online advertisement and branded content. Azerion is an online platform providing media, technology and entertainment content.

2018

ABN Amro’s ETF acquires majority stake in OrangeGas

Client
Meewind
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
December 2018
Publications
See news items on the websites of OrangeGas and Meewind

Transaction

Vestius advised Meewind regarding (i) the sale of a part of her stake in OrangeGas to ABN Amro Energy Transition Fund (which obtained a majority stake in the company) and (ii) the arrangements regarding cooperation afterwards. Meewind is an investment fund that invests in sustainable energy. OrangeGas is a company that develops and operates biogas and electric-vehicle filling stations throughout Europe.

Investment of Fly Ventures and Local Globe in Objectiv

Client
Objectiv
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
November 2018

Transaction

Vestius advised Objectiv on an investment by Fly Ventures (German) and Local Globe (British). Objectiv was founded by former co-founders of Distimo and the former head of product for Cloud9 IDE and provides an AI-driven support solution regarding strategy decisions.

Vestius advises on management buyout to Iris Ventures (Worldwide) Ltd.

Client
Not disclosed
Lawyers
Pieter Verloop and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
November 2018

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder regarding the sale of its shares in a wholly owned subsidiary to Iris Ventures (Worldwide) Ltd. The company focuses on (organization of) brand events, content creation and activations, and has a global client portfolio. Iris focuses on brand creation, advertising, content development and strategy.

Vestius advises on management buyout

Client
Not disclosed
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
October 2018

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder regarding the sale of their shares in a Dutch multimedia company. The company operates online platforms and databases of venues for parties, congresses, meetings and other events, and conducts research and development within the location industry.

Vestius advises joining manager/shareholder

Client
Not disclosed
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Sander Pieroelie
Transaction date
October 2018
Publications
See press release Nordian Capital Partners

Transaction

Vestius advised one of the key employees of an international wholesaler in the field of starter motors and alternators, regarding his participation in the share capital of the company after the company was sold to a financing fund. Furthermore, Vestius advised the new shareholder regarding his new position as manager of the company.

HS Brands Global acquires Mystery Review

Client
HS Brands Global
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Henk Brat
Transaction date
September 2018
Publications
HS Brands’ press release on PR Underground

Transaction

Vestius advised HS Brands regarding the acquisition of Mystery Review in the Netherlands. HS Brands is an industry leader in global brand protection and provides services in the field of mystery shopping, customer experience reviews, brand standard audits, franchise assurance, loss prevention programs, market research and C-Sat. Mystery Review provides similar customer experience services.

Vestius advises GreenFlux on series B investment round

Client
GreenFlux
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
June 2018
Publications
See press release GreenFlux in English and in Dutch

Transaction

Vestius advised GreenFlux and its founding shareholders regarding the investment of sustainable energy company Eneco Group and independent investment fund SET Ventures, both acquiring a minority stake of the company. First round investors BOM Brabant Ventures and ICT Group NV also participated in this investment round. GreenFlux provides an electric mobility infrastructure management platform that supports the operations of charge point operators all over the world.

IT-company Winvision becomes part of Odin Groep

Client
Founding shareholders of Winvisionx
Lawyers
Henk Brat, Paul Hendriks and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
April 2018
Publications
See press releases Winvision and Odin Groep, De TelegraafComputable and Advocatie

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholders of Winvision regarding the sale of their shares in the company to Odin Groep. Winvision specializes in Microsoft applications (Office 365, Infrastructuur, Dynamics and Azure) for mainly the healthcare industry, but also organizations in the field of education, local government and construction and infrastructure. It continues to operate under its own name and management. Odin Groep is an IT company with a strong focus on managed services, cloud and datacenter solutions and back-office support.

Montae and Söderberg & Partners join forces

Client
Shareholders of Montae
Lawyers
Henk Brat and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
April 2018
Publications
See press release Montae, IPE and InFinance

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholders of Montae regarding the sale of a portion of their shares to the Swedish company Söderberg & Partners. Montae in turn takes a stake in the new start up hub for the supply of software from Söderberg, which is tailored to the Netherlands. The transaction was preceded by an internal restructuring of the company and Vestius also provided advice on the cooperation, license agreement and services agreement between the two companies. Montae is an independent pension advisor that helps pension funds, employers, works councils and public authorities with several topics in the field of pensions. Söderberg & Partners was founded in 2004 and is one of the leading advisors and distributors of insurance and financial products in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Talpa takes over ANP

Client
V-Ventures (part of Vereniging Veronica)
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
April 2018
Publications
See press release ANP, FDBroadband TV NewsAdvocatie and Mr. Online

Transaction

Vestius advised V-Ventures on the sale of its subsidiary Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP) to Talpa Network. ANP was established in 1934 and is the largest news agency in the Netherlands. ANP supplies news items, photographs, radio bulletins and videos. ANP is also active in the field of media distribution, media monitoring, strategic analysis and content creation. Talpa is a company with a focus on media, television and radio activities.

Vestius advises Housing Anywhere on series B investment round

Client
Founding shareholder of Housing Anywhere
Lawyers
Henk Brat
Transaction date
March 2018
Publications
See FINSMES, The Pie News and Emerce

Transaction

Vestius advised the founder of Housing Anywhere regarding a € 6 million investment by the Swedish fund Vostok New Ventures and participation from existing investors Real Web and henQ. Housing Anywhere is a global housing platform where people can rent out rooms to international students. Vostok New Ventures is an investment company with the business concept of using experience, expertise and a widespread network to identify and invest in assets with considerable potential for value appreciation, with a focus on companies with network effects.

Vestius advises on partnership between TMD Security and S3 Technologies

Client
TMD Security
Lawyers
Henk Brat and Paul Hendriks
Transaction date
February 2018
Publications
See press release on Businesswire.com

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholders of TMD Security regarding a partnership with APAC based company S3 Technologies. Together they established TMS ATM Software, to help ATM deployers secure their networks, reduce operational costs and improve customer service. TMD Security provides security technology, combined with Security Management Software, against ATM explosive attacks, physical attacks, malware, top box attacks a.o. S3 Technologies is an ATM management software company with a ten-year track record that includes multi-vendor ATM management and monitoring software solutions for all major brands of ATMs, cash deposit and recycling machines.

2017

SGI Aviation receives strategic investment from FinTech Global Incorporated

Client
SGI Aviation
Lawyers
Henk Brat and Paul Hendriks
Transaction date
December 2017
Publications
See press release on Businesswire.com

Transaction

The lawyers of Vestius advised SGI Aviation on its strategic investment in its business from FinTech Global Incorporated. SGI Aviation is an independent advisor to the aviation industry, providing aircraft and engine asset management and all affiliated technical consulting and advisory services. FinTech Global is a Tokyo-listed boutique investment bank.

Axivate invests in Dealconomy

Client
Axivate Capital
Lawyers
Henk Brat
Transaction date
November 2017
Publications
See Emerce and TWiNKLE

Transaction

The lawyers of Vestius advised Axivate Capital III on its strategic investment in Dealconomy, providing Dealconomy with growth capital and enabling Dealconomy to acquire iChica (a Dutch daily-deals-website) from Netherlands E commerce Group. Axivate Capital is a private equity firm that invests in Dutch and European companies in the fields of Digital Media, e-Commerce, Internet, and Leisure. Dealconomy (formerly Buyou) is an e-commerce company which offers products and services for competitive prices.

Vestius advises Rubicon on buy outs

Client
Rubicon
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
July 2017
Publications
See press releases Paradox and Triumph Studios or watch the Announcement Stream

Transaction

Vestius advised the management of Rubicon regarding their buy-out transactions. Rubicon is a leading consultancy and technology company in the Netherlands which delivers cloud consultancy, innovative development services and cloud analytics solutions to large enterprises. It designs new or optimizes existing ICT based on Microsoft Technology.

Vestius advises on management buyout Memphis Belle

Client
Founding shareholder of Memphis Belle
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
July 2017

Transaction

Vestius advised the management of Rubicon regarding their buy-out transactions. Rubicon is a leading consultancy and technology company in the Netherlands which delivers cloud consultancy, innovative development services and cloud analytics solutions to large enterprises. It designs new or optimizes existing ICT based on Microsoft Technology.

Paradox Interactive acquires Triumph Studios

Client
Founding shareholders of Triumph Studios
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
July 2017
Publications
See press releases Paradox and Triumph Studios or watch the Announcement Stream

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholders of Triumph Studios regarding the sale of all the shares in the company to Swedish publisher Paradox Interactive. Triumph Studios is a computer game development company based in Delft, the Netherlands, founded in 1997. It has developed several games for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, such as the internationally renowned games Overlord and Age of Wonders. Paradox Interactive is a Swedish video game publisher based in Stockholm and is best known for releasing historical strategy computer games.

Vestius advises ZON regarding sale of shares and co-operation

Client
Founder/owner of ZON
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
July 2017
Publications
See press release Meewind

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder of ZON regarding the equity investment by Meewind and GreenChoice in ZON and the subsequent co-operation between the shareholders in the field of development and management of thermal energy storage projects. ZON is an independent sustainable Energy Service Company (ESCo) aiming to reduce the consumption of natural gas through Heat and Cold Storage installations in (residential) buildings.

Het Kinderhonk sold to Kindergarden

Client
Owner and founder of Het Kinderhonk
Lawyers
Daan van Noord, Pieter Verloop and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
May 2017
Publications
See press release Kindergarden

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder of child care company Het Kinderhonk on the sale of all seven locations to Kindergarden Nederland. Het Kinderhonk provides high-end child care offering many facilities which increase the comfort and luxury experience of both children and parents. Kindergarden is a professional child care company founded in 1998 in Weesp, which became part of Bright Horizons in 2011, one of the biggest child care organizations worldwide.

Davilex Software sold to Visma (Norway)

Client
Shareholder of Davilex Software
Lawyers
Daan van Noord, Pieter Verloop and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
March 2017
Publications
See press release VismaFD, Emerce and Computable.nl

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholder of Davilex Software on the sale of their shares to (the Dutch subsidiary of) Visma Software. Davilex is a Dutch company focusing on administrative software for small and medium-sized enterprises and associations. Visma provides business software solutions to various companies in Northern Europe. Its headquarter is located in Oslo, Norway. This acquisition strengthens Visma’s position within the SMB segment in the Netherlands.

Vestius advises on management buyout Tenue de Nîmes

Client
Founding shareholder of Tenue de Nîmes
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
February 2017

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder of Tenue de Nîmes with regard to a buyout. The buyout has been organized as a closed auction. Tenue de Nîmes is a young creative brand for denim with various boutique stores.

Vestius advises on restructure of digital design company

Client
The Dutch shareholders of Edenspiekermann
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
February 2017

Transaction

Vestius advised the Dutch shareholders of Edenspiekermann with regard to changes in the partner group and further integration of the Amsterdam and Berlin offices. Edenspiekermann is an agency for strategy, design and communication with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore.

2016

ANP acquires news and events calendar Zapaday

Client
V-Ventures (part of Vereniging Veronica)
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
September 2016
Publications
See press release ANP, Emerce and VillaMedia

Transaction

Vestius advised V-Ventures regarding the transfer of its shares in the share capital of Zapaday to ANP. ANP (Netherlands national news agency) is the most important news supplier in the Netherlands, and provides news coverage for the Dutch daily newspapers, radio, television and the internet. Zapaday offers a global news and events calendar and other flexible services in relation to the news.

Uitgeverij Columbus sold to New Skool Media

Client
Founding shareholders of Uitgeverij Columbus
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
September 2016
Publications
See press release New Skool Media, Adformatie and VillaMedia

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholders of Uitgeverij Columbus with regard to the sale of all the shares to New Skool Media. New Skool Media is one of the biggest publishers in the Netherlands with a focus on special interest magazines. Uitgeverij Columbus is a cross-media travel related publisher which publishes a travel magazine (Columbus Travel), administrates an online travelers’ community and exploits a (web)shop of travel guides.

Bencis Capital Partners acquires majority stake in Koninklijke Buisman

Client
Shareholders of Koninklijke Buisman
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
September 2016

Transaction

Vestius advised the shareholders of Koninklijke Buisman regarding the sale of a majority of the shares in the company to Bencis Capital Partners, an independent investment company. Koninklijke Buisman is a developer and producer of coffee and chocolate specialties and a market leader in the field of caramelised sugar and caramel ingredients for the food industry.

Vestius advises shareholder L1nda regarding investment

Client
DHG Communications Network
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
June 2016
Publications
See press release L1nda, FD, DHG and Newion Investments

Transaction

Vestius advised DHG Communications Network as investor and shareholder of L1nda with regard to a second investment and the participation of Newion Investments as a new investor and its entry as shareholder. L1nda provides an online service for employee scheduling, time registration, payrolling etc. for bars, restaurants and hotels. DHG Communications Network is an independent investment company with focus on new software, digital media, online platforms and (mobile) applications.

PropertyEuro receives growth capital from OOK Fonds

Client
PropertyEuro
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
April 2016

Transaction

Vestius advised DHG Communications Network as investor and shareholder of L1nda with regard to a second investment and the participation of Newion Investments as a new investor and its entry as shareholder. L1nda provides an online service for employee scheduling, time registration, payrolling etc. for bars, restaurants and hotels. DHG Communications Network is an independent investment company with focus on new software, digital media, online platforms and (mobile) applications.

Vestius advises shareholders of lead generation company regarding sale

Client
Not disclosed
Lawyers
Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
April 2016

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholders of a web marketing and online lead generation company regarding the sale of the whole share capital to a company engaged in data processing, hosting and related activities.

BB Capital invests in The Rent Company

Client
Founding shareholder of The Rent Company
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
April 2016
Publications
See Emerce and Investor Match

Transaction

Vestius advised the founding shareholder of The Rent Company regarding the sale of a majority of the shares in the company to BB Capital. The Rent Company is the market leader in full service rental subscriptions of laptops and provides ICT solutions to secondary education institutes. BB Capital is an investment company which not only invests capital but also knowledge and industry experts from its network.

Vestius advises Dordewar Holding regarding sale of shares in 3 PM Manufacturing

Client
Dordewar Holding
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Pieter Verloop
Transaction date
February 2016

Transaction

Vestius advised Dordewar Holding regarding the sale of the shares held in 3 P.M. Holding (sole shareholder of 3 P.M. China Manufacturing) to the other shareholder, What is Next (WIN) Hong Kong. 3 P.M. Manufacturing is one of the most experienced retail display phone manufacturers in the world with over 15 years experience.

2015

Vestius advises GreenFlux regarding investment

Client
GreenFlux
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
November 2015
Publications
See GreenFlux, Telegraaf and ICT.eu

Transaction

Vestius advised the management shareholders of GreenFlux regarding an investment of Brabantse Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij (BOM) and ICT Automatisering in the company. GreenFlux is a (service) provider of management platforms for electric charging stations for cars. GreenFlux delivers software, hardware and maintenance services.

US based Sykes acquires Qelp

Client
Sykes
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord, Sanne van de Kamp, Michiel van Haelst and Sander Pieroelie
Transaction date
July 2015
Publications
See Tech.euTampa Bay Business JournalFD.nlTelecompaper and Advocatie

Transaction

Vestius advised Sykes Enterprises with regard to the acquisition of Qelp. Sykes is a global leader in providing customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing area. Qelp is a young Dutch company which developed software used by call center employees of mobile operators, but also by consumers, for installation processes and troubleshooting on smartphones.

Vestius advises Semilo on buyout

Client
Semilo
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Sanne van de Kamp and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
July 2015

Transaction

In 2012 Vestius advised the co-founders and shareholders of Semilo in the sale and transfer of a part of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Semilo to one of the European leading companies in digital advertising. This time Vestius advised the co-founders of Semilo in the buyout procedure of its former investor. Semilo is a digital media operator responsible for the commercial operation of over 120 premium (mobile-) websites and apps and specializes in online advertisement and branded content.

Peak Capital invests in online auction house Catawiki

Client
Peak Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
September 2014 (1st round) and July 2015 (2nd round)
Publications
See Startupjuncture, TechCrunch and NOM

Transaction

Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to investments of the US based Accel Partners (as lead investor) in Catawiki. Catawiki is engaged in worldwide online auctioning that targets ‘exceptional’ items. Peak Capital is an investment fund with a focus on Telecom, media and technical companies.

Vestius advises Flinders

Client
Flinders
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
June 2015
Publications
See Emerce

Transaction
In 2013 Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to their investment in Flinders. Flinders is a (web)shop focusing on design products. This time, Vestius advised Flinders regarding the entry of another shareholder.

Trivoor sells staffing activities to Tracé

Client
Trivoor
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
April 2015
Publications
See Tracé and Bouwformatie

Transaction
Vestius has been involved as sellers’ legal advisor in the acquisition by Tracé of the outplacement/staffing activities (‘detacheringsactiviteiten’) of Trivoor. Trivoor is a Dutch company which is engaged in engineering activities and outplacement and recruitment of (interim) professionals and technical specialists. Tracé is part of The Employment Group and is a company which focuses on the training and outplacement of professionals in the field of technical services.

Vestius advises Vereniging Veronica regarding investment

Client
V-Medialab (part of Vereniging Veronica)
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
April 2015
Publications
See BRIGHTday and press release Zapaday

Transaction
Vestius has advised V-Medialab with regard to its investment in Zapaday. Zapaday offers flexible services in relation to the news, such as monitoring the news and creating a shared news and events calendar.

Mobiquity acquires Morgan Clark & Company

Client
Mobiquity
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
March 2015
Publications
See Morgan Clark news, Mobiquity newsEmerce and Advocatie

Transaction
In September 2013 Vestius was involved as seller’s legal advisor in the acquisition of Xaton by Mobiquity. This time, Vestius advised Mobiquity regarding the acquisition of Morgan Clark & Company. Mobiquity is a mobile engagement provider creating innovative solutions that drive business value. Morgan Clark is a Amsterdam-based company focused on technology-enabled business consulting.

NRC Media sold to Mediahuis, Stichting Democratie en Media and Vereniging Veronica

Client
Vereniging Veronica
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Sanne van de Kamp
Transaction date
February 2015
Publications
See Nederlands MediaNieuws and DutchNews.nl

Transaction
Vestius advised Vereniging Veronica with regard to their investment in NRC Media. NRC Media is editor of the leading (national) evening newspaper in the Netherlands, NRC Handelsblad and the morning paper nrc.next. Furthermore, NRC Media provides access to the web based news site nrc.nl and various shopping sites and apps. Vereniging Veronica is an association active in the Dutch media world.

2014

Vestius advises Vereniging Veronica regarding sale of shares in Xite

Client
V-Medialab (part of Vereniging Veronica)
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
October 2014

Transaction
Vestius advised V-Medialab with regard to its shareholding in Fortress Media (Xite). Xite is a Dutch music television channel.

Peak Capital invests in TradeCloud

Client
Peak Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Marn Vincken
Transaction date
July 2014
Publications
See TradeCloud, Sprout and Emerce

Transaction
Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to their investment in TradeCloud, a B2B cloud-platform for mid-sized wholesale and production companies which offers supply chain collaboration. Peak Capital is an investment fund with a focus on Telecom, media and technical companies.

Distimo sold to App Annie

Client
Distimo
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord en Bas Derhaag
Transaction date
July 2014
Publications
See TechCrunch, Quote and Emerce

Transaction
Vestius advised the founding shareholders of Distimo with regard to the sale of the company to App Annie. Distimo is one of the leading companies in the field of (mobile) data analyses including analytics of apps, export of app data and measuring of marketing efforts. App Annie provides data analytics services and market intelligence for app developers and other parties.

Vestius advises De Borrelfabriek

Client
De Borrelfabriek
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
May 2014

Transaction
Vestius advised De Borrelfabriek with regard to the buyout of one of the shareholders. De Borrelfabriek is a catering company which focuses on both businesses and the private market and is known for its innovative tailor-made concept catering.

2013

Vestius advises founding shareholders of WeTransfer

Client
Founding shareholder of WeTransfer
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
December 2013

Transaction
Vestius advised one of the (founding) shareholders regarding its buyout of WeTransfer. WeTransfer is a web based company which offers services to transfer files over the internet.

Peak Capital invests in Flinders

Client
Peak Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
November 2013
Publications
See Startupjuncture and press release Flinders

Transaction
Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to their investment in Flinders, an online platform and shop for design products amongst which decoration and furniture. Peak Capital is an investment fund with a focus on Telecom, media and technical companies.

VPSitex acquires AK Management from AK Management Shareholders

Client
AK Holding
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Daan van Noord and Bram de Haas van Dorsser
Transaction date
September 2013
Publications
See press release VPS Group and VPSitex news

Transaction
Vestius advised AK Holding (Anti-Kraak, AK Leegstandbeheer, AK Services and AK Tijdelijk Verhuur) during the sale of the company to VPSitex (Vacant Property Specialists). AK is one of the largest service providers in the Netherlands regarding temporary occupation of both commercial and privately owned real estate. VPS is an UK based property specialist trusted to secure, maintain and manage vacant properties on behalf of a wide range of customers around the world.

Vestius advises Notificare

Client
Notificare
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
June 2013

Transaction
Vestius advised the founding shareholders of Notificare and the associated investments. Notificare offers a powerful platform for smarter push notifications on smartphone, tablet, desktop etc. Notificare is also part of the Valley Startup Bootcamp in San Francisco.

Vestius advises Tech53 on buyout

Client
Tech53
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
February 2013

Transaction
Vestius advised Tech53 with regard to a buyout of the other shareholder in a related company. Tech53 is a digital advertising company which offers cutting edge technology, support and services to advertisers, agencies and publishers.

2012

Axivate acquires Neckermann

Client
Axivate Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
December 2012
Publications
See Emerce

Transaction
Vestius advised Axivate Capital with regard to the acquisition of Neckermann. Neckermann is an online (web based) department store. Axivate Capital is a private equity firm that invests in companies in the fields of Digital Media, e-Commerce, Internet, and Leisure.

Independent broker companies AFS and IWB merge their operations

Client
AFS
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
November 2012
Publications
See AmsterdamTrader

Transaction
Vestius advised AFS regarding the merger with IWB. AFS Group is one of the main independent broker companies within the Netherlands with its seat in Amsterdam and branch offices in Switzerland, Germany and the United Kingdom.

RedactiePartners sold to FD Mediagroep

Client
RedactiePartners
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Marije Hendrikse.
Transaction date
July 2012
Publications
See Adformatie, Mediafacts and RedactiePartners blog

Transaction
Vestius advised the founding shareholders of RedactiePartners regarding the sale of 80% of the shares to FD Mediagroep. RedactiePartners produces (online) content such as text, images, movies, apps etc. FD Mediagroep is a multimedia company including the Dutch leading financial newspaper ‘Financieele Dagblad’ and Business News Radio, and is part of HAL Investments.

Semilo takes over Hi-Media’s activities in the Netherlands

Client
Semilo
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Daan van Noord.
Transaction date
January 2012
Publications
See Emerce

Transaction
Vestius advised Semilo with regard to the purchase of the Dutch activities of to Hi-Media. Semilo is a digital media operator responsible for the commercial operation of over 150 premium (mobile-) websites and apps and specializes in online advertisement and branded content. Hi-Media is the European leader in digital advertising and guides advertisers, publishers and retailers on the development of their digital strategies.

Vestius advises purchaser Handed By (The Original)

Client
Promanum
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Monique Aykaz
Transaction date
January 2012
Publications
See Lopikerwaard

Transaction
Vestius advised Promanum in its purchase of Handed By, a Dutch company which develops, manufactures and sells original lifestyle products and home accessories, handmade, no childlabour and socially responsible, with use of recycled materials as much as possible.

2011

Audionord takes over RAF

Client
Hi-Fi Klubben
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
November 2011
Publications
See Parool and AD.nl

Transaction
Vestius advised the Danish Hi-Fi Klubben in its purchase of RAF. Hi-Fi Klubben operates shops for top-end stereo equipment, etc.

Vestius advises JUMP! Communicatie

Client
JUMP! Communicatie
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman, Michiel van Haelst and Daan van Noord
Transaction date
July 2011
Publications
See Adformatie

Transaction
Vestius advised the founding shareholders of JUMP! Communicatie regarding the sale of the company to TBWA/Worldwide (Omnicom). JUMP! Communicatie is a marketing and advertising agency.

2010

Vestius advises Spring Associates regarding participation in SkyNRG

Client
Spring Associates
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
July 2010
Publications
See Argos, SkyNRG reaction to AirportWatch and SkyNRG

Transaction
Vestius advised Spring Associates with regard to their participation in SkyNRG. SkyNRG is a company which is engaged in the development of bio fuels intended for the aviation industry.

Peak Capital invests in Cheap Cargo

Client
Peak Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
February 2010

Transaction
Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to their investment in Cheap Cargo. Cheap Cargo provides web based services regarding the transportation of cargo for the lowest price. Peak Capital is an investment fund with a focus on Telecom, media and technical companies.

2009

Peak Capital invests in NPEX

Client
Peak Capital
Lawyers
Helger Kamerman
Transaction date
October 2009
Publications
See Fondsnieuws and Property.nl

Transaction
Vestius advised Peak Capital with regard to their investment in NPEX (Nederlandse Participatie Exchange), an online trading platform for (mainly) non-listed real estate funds. Peak Capital is an investment fund with a focus on Telecom, media and technical companies.