NautaDutilh's Finance and Capital Markets teams served as Dutch counsel to Credit Suisse in its financing of a USD 1.2 billion acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation.
The mining, industrial, and transportation conglomerate Washington Companies, run by US entrepreneur Dennis Washington, acquired Dominion Diamond Corporation, a Canadian miner and marketer of rough diamonds. The acquisition was completed on November 1, 2017. This deal will allow Washington Companies to help extend the life of Dominion's Ekati diamond mine, as well as improve their exploration program.
The NautaDutilh team consisted of Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde, Michelle van Doren, Lenneke de Baar, Antonia Netiv, Dewi Walian, Nina Kielman, Kees Koetsier, Niek de Kort, and Daan Hagelstein. Their US counsel was Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.