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Legal 500 2019: Again praise for Stek

Lawyers:
Claudia Beele
Eelco Bijkerk
Linde Bremmer
Dierik Cras
Stephanie Dielemans
Malu Dijkstra
Ruben Elkerbout
Maarten van der Graaf
Frans Haak
Jan Bart van de Hel
Max Hetterscheidt
Reijnoud Homveld
Jan Erik Janssen
Sharon Kaufmann
Laetitia Kunst
Berend Reuder
Gerben Smit
Jeroen Timmermans
Herman Wamelink

Clients and peers are full of praise for Stek in the 2019 edition of the prestigious legal directory Legal 500. Stek has again been ranked for all its practice areas and a large number of its lawyers are listed in this directory. There are listings for:
Banking & finance: Borrower side: Maarten van de Graaf, Frans […]

Stek welcomes Kersten Wierda

Lawyer:
Kersten Wierda

We are pleased to announce that Kersten Wierda joined Stek as an associate in our Finance group. Kersten advises banks and companies on financing transactions, including acquisition finance, general corporate lending and project finance. Welcome Kersten!

Stek welcomes Esin Cumert

Lawyer:
Esin Cumert

We are pleased to announce that Esin Cumert joined Stek as a professional support lawyer in our Corporate group. Esin focusses on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate law issues. She regularly works with international law firms on cross-border transactions. Welcome Esin!

Stek in Chambers Europe 2019

Lawyers:
Eelco Bijkerk
Ruben Elkerbout
Maarten van der Graaf
Frans Haak
Reijnoud Homveld
Jan Erik Janssen
Sharon Kaufmann
Laetitia Kunst
Berend Reuder
Gerben Smit
Jasper Stek
Jeroen Timmermans
Herman Wamelink

In the 2019 edition of the authoritative directory Chambers Europe clients are full of praise for Stek. Stek is described as “a particularly reliable, pragmatic, thorough and fun firm to work with,” and “provide very good value for money”.
One client enthuses: “They are excellent lawyers who are easy to reach, quick to respond and able […]

Stek advises Stedin Groep on the auction sale of Joulz to 3i Infrastructure

Lawyers:
Ruben Tros
Reijnoud Homveld
Gwenn Korteweg
Vincent van der Gaag
Paulien Boiten
Eva van Hees
Jan Erik Janssen
Herman Wamelink
Stephanie Dielemans
Patou Courtens

Stek advised Stedin Group on the sale of Joulz through a controlled auction process to 3i Infrastructure for a purchase price of EUR 310.4 million. Prior to the transaction process, a carve-out of Joulz from the Stedin Group was effected. Joulz consists of two business units, Joulz Infradiensten and Joulz Meetbedrijf. Joulz Infradiensten Infrastructure Services facilitates […]

Stek welcomes Harry Stamps

Lawyer:
Harry Stamps

We are delighted to announce that Harry Stamps joined Stek as an associate in our Corporate group. Harry advises private equity firms, corporates and financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate law issues. He regularly works with international law firms on cross-border transactions. Welcome Harry!

Stek welcomes Rim Roomberg

Lawyer:
Rim Roomberg

We are pleased to announce that Rim Roomberg joined Stek as senior associate to strenghten our Corporate group. Rim specializes in corporate law in the broadest sense. He advises corporates, private equity firms and financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and management participations. The majority of his matters are cross-border transactions or include foreign law. […]

Stek in Chambers Global 2019

Lawyers:
Maarten van der Graaf
Frans Haak
Sharon Kaufmann
Gerben Smit
Jasper Stek
Herman Wamelink

In the 2019 edition of the authoritative directory Chambers Global Stek is again recommended in its practice areas that are listed in that guide. The following lawyers are listed as “Leaders in their Field”:
Banking & Finance: Frans Haak, Sharon Kaufmann, Herman Wamelink;
Corporate/M&A Mid-Market: Maarten van der Graaf, Jasper Stek;
Dispute Resolution: Gerben Smit.
We […]

Stek advises Cape Investment Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in FoundOcean and Cape Holland

Lawyers:
Malu Dijkstra
Gwenn Korteweg
Jeroen Timmermans

Stek advises Cape Investment Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in FoundOcean and Cape Holland. Cape Holland is the world leader in offshore vibro technology, providing a cost saving and environmentally friendly solution to pile driving and pile handling with their Vibro Lifting Tools. FoundOcean is the world’s largest dedicated offshore construction grouting company […]

Stek advises TrueNoord on acquisition of 2 Embraer E195 aircraft

Lawyers:
Laetitia Kunst
Jeroen Timmermans

Stek has advised TrueNoord, an aircraft leasing company leasing various regional aircraft types to airlines in a large number of jurisdictions worldwide, on the acquisition of two Embraer E195 aircraft from CCB Aviation Corporation Limited. Both aircraft are on lease to Brazilian airline Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. Financing was provided under TrueNoord’s term loan warehouse […]

Stek “Best Dutch M&A Law Boutique” 2018

On 13 December 2018, during a festive gala, Stek was awarded the M&A Award for “Best Dutch M&A Law Boutique”.We are honored with this award and are grateful to our clients, peers and other members of the Dutch M&A community for the votes cast for us.
Click here for a list with all the […]

Stek successful for Eneco in landmark dispute with CertiQ

Lawyers:
Jan Erik Janssen
Stephanie Dielemans

Stek has successfully represented Eneco in a preliminary relief procedure before the Administrative High Court for Trade and Industry (CBb) against a decision of the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (the Minister) represented by CertiQ B.V. CertiQ had refused to accept English certificates of origin (REGO’s) in the Netherlands.
By judgment of 20 November […]

Stek again nominated as ‘Best Dutch M&A Law Boutique’

Stek has for the fourth year in a row been nominated ‘Best Dutch M&A Law Boutique’ at the M&A Awards 2018 organized by Alex van Groningen B.V. We are again grateful to our clients and peers for this nomination.
The awards will be presented at a festive ceremony on 13 December 2018. Click here […]

Stek acts for Harbert European Growth Capital

Lawyers:
Guy Pegels
Maarten van der Graaf

Harbert European Growth Capital (HEGC) provides specialty debt financing to European growth businesses, predominantly in the technology, life sciences and environmental sectors. Stek has advised HEGC on a number of such financings to Dutch businesses. HEGC is a subsidiary of a US investment management firm. Please click here for more information.

Stek edits a new database of European private enforcement case summaries on Kluwer Competition Law

Lawyers:
Linde Bremmer
Ruben Elkerbout
Gerben Smit
Jan Bart van de Hel
Max Hetterscheidt

Wolters Kluwer announced the addition of European private enforcement case summaries to its online research platform, Kluwer Competition Law. Kluwer Competition Law now offers customers a user-friendly online database of European private enforcement case summaries, including court decisions from three leading jurisdictions – Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom – in English. […]

Stek successful for Tata Steel and Vattenfall in dispute with TenneT

Lawyer:
Martha Brinkman

Stek has successfully represented Tata Steel IJmuiden B.V. and Nuon Power Generation B.V., part of Vattenfall, as complainants in a dispute resolution proceeding before the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). The complaint revolved around the question who is responsible and should bear the costs of a relocation of a connection by TenneT. By decision of […]

Stek welcomes Suzan van den Akker

Lawyer:
Suzan van den Akker

We are delighted to announce that Suzan van den Akker joined Stek as an associate in our Finance group. Suzan advises banks and companies on financial law and financial transactions. Welcome Suzan!

Stek welcomes Judith de Groot

Lawyer:
Judith de Groot

We are pleased to announce that Judith de Groot joined Stek as an associate in our Dispute Resolution group. Judith specialises in commercial and corporate dispute resolution. She advises and litigates on various commercial and corporate disputes, including issues relating to contractual liability, financial contracts and directors’ and professional liability. Before joining Stek in October 2018, […]

Stek advises Noreco on acquisition of Shell Olie- Og Gasudvinding Danmark

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Paulien Boiten

Stek advised Norwegian Energy Company ASA’s (Noreco) wholly owned subsidiary, Altinex AS, on the acquisition of the entire share capital of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s upstream assets in Denmark, Shell Olie- Og Gasudvinding Danmark B.V. for a consideration of USD 1.9 billion. Through this transaction, Noreco becomes the second largest oil and gas producer in Denmark […]

New milestones to combat climate change

Lawyers:
Jan Erik Janssen
Patou Courtens

This short article discusses a number of developments in Dutch energy and climate policy, including the consultation on the Act introducing a carbon price floor for electricity generation and the state of affairs with respect to the Climate Agreement and the Climate Act. The article was published on 22 October 2018 in the ILO series on […]

Stek in top 10 Dutch M&A deals Q1-Q3 2018

The website M&A Community (www.mena.nl) has listed Stek in the top 10 for number of deals in the Netherlands with a deal value of more than EUR 5 million for the first three quarters of 2018.
Please click here for the table with the top 10 ‘Legal Advisory 2018 Q1-Q3 […]

Stek acts for Solar Works in EDPR investment

Lawyers:
Malu Dijkstra
Maarten van der Graaf

Stek advised Solar Works! B.V. and its shareholders on the equity investment by EDPR in the company. Solar Works makes solar energy products that help people in areas to have little or no access to electricity. Solar Works was founded in 2007 in the incubator of the Technical University of Delft. EDPR is a leading renewable […]

Stek advises Limburgs Energiefonds on acquisition Mijnwater

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Paulien Boiten
Jan Erik Janssen
Martha Brinkman
Gwenn Korteweg

Stek advised Limburgs Energiefonds on the acquisition of Mijnwater from the municipality of Heerlen. Mijnwater provides for a cost effective operation and exploitation of heat and cold as a source of renewable energy by using mine water (mine passages of closed coal mines that have been filled with groundwater). Mijnwater developed innovative infrastructure for the distribution […]

Berend Reuder partner at Stek

Lawyer:
Berend Reuder

We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our practice group Competition & Regulated Markets with Berend Reuder (37) as new partner.
Berend specializes in Dutch and EU competition law and joins Stek from Houthoff. His expertise includes merger control procedures and cartel and dominance cases, representing clients in both civil and administrative […]

Stek contributes to Getting The Deal Through’s Market Intelligence series – Cartels 2018

Lawyers:
Ruben Elkerbout
Linde Bremmer
Mattijs Baneke

GTDT: Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes in major jurisdictions around the world. Through engaging, easily comparable interviews, the series provides the legal profession’s thought leaders with a platform for sharing their views on current market conditions and developments in the law. In the Cartels 2018 publication leading practitioners from […]

Stek successful for distribution companies electricity and gas in appeal poceedings against method decisions

Lawyers:
Jan Erik Janssen
Stephanie Dielemans
Jasmin Lagziel

Stek has represented the representative organisation Netbeheer Nederland and the regional distribution companies Liander, Enduris and Coteq in appeal proceedings before the Administrative High Court for Trade and Industry (CBb) against the method decisions of the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) for the regional distribution companies electricity and gas for the period 2017-2021. By judgment […]

Stek advises ABN AMRO Participaties on acquisition of majority stake in MPS

Lawyers:
Ruben Tros
Tom van den Bosch

Stek has advised ABN AMRO Participaties on its acquisition of a majority of the shares in MPS, a global provider of high-end print solutions, including labels and flexible packaging materials for the food, beverage and medical industries. ABN AMRO Participaties acquired the shares in MPS from Braver Investments B.V., Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij Oost NL B.V. and the founders […]

Stek advises all shareholders in Lagerwey Group B.V. in the sale of Lagerwey to the German wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON

Lawyers:
Dierik Cras
Malu Dijkstra

Lagerwey is a Dutch designer and manufacturer of direct drive wind turbines, most of which in house. The company has been delivering sustainable wind energy since 1979. ENERCON is a leading international wind turbine manufacturer based in Aurich, Germany and operates in more than 30 countries. With this strategic investment in Lagerwey, ENERCON strengthens its portfolio […]

Stek represents Stedin in the auction sale of Joulz Energy Solutions to Visser & Smit Hanab

Lawyers:
Ruben Tros
Reijnoud Homveld
Jan Erik Janssen

Stek represented Stedin Group with respect to the auction sale of Joulz Energy Solutions (JES). It is planned that in the third quarter of 2018 the legal ownership of JES will transfer to Visser & Smit Hanab, a subsidiary of Royal VolkerWessels Group. JES is a specialist in complex medium and high-voltage applications.
Click here […]