NautaDutilh assisted Randstad Holding as lead counsel in its acquisition of the general staffing activities of USG People in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg and Poland. In our position as lead counsel we instructed law firms in each of the afore-mentioned jurisdictions. We are currently working towards the satisfaction of various conditions precedent in particular obtaining the clearance of the European Commission in connection with this transaction.
The acquired activities will generate up to EUR 435 mio in revenue and are expected to benefit both clients and employees of Randstad on the said jurisdictions.
The NautaDutilh team consisted of Rogier Stevens, Helmer Klingenberg and Olaf Baks (all corporate), Barbara Nijs, Geneviève Borremans, Thomas Verstraeten and Vincent Wellens (all competition), Chris Warner and Pedro Paraguay (both tax), Diederik Vriesendorp (treasury) and Greet Wilkenhuysen and Louisa Silcox (all Luxembourg). The NautaDutilh team was headed by Leo Groothuis and Gerard Carrière who coordinated matters.