On 28 July 2022, Next.e.GO, an innovative producer of urban electric vehicles based on disruptive production systems, and Athena Consumer Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company comprised entirely of female founders, board members and other executives, announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement that would result in Next.e.GO N.V., a newly formed company, becoming a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange.
'With two de-SPAC transactions (NewAmsterdam Pharma and Next.e.GO) signed within the same week, NautaDutilh’s public M&A team underscores its leading position in this field and is off to a great start of H2 2022. We are proud to have acted alongside our friends at Sullivan & Cromwell to get to this point.', says lead partner Paul van der Bijl.
Paul van der Bijl led the NautaDutilh team which consisted of Esther Schreiber and Dirk Panis (Corporate) and Nina Kielman (Tax).