Kester Capital invests in Factory CRO

We advised the founders and shareholders of Factory CRO in the investment by Kester Capital in Factory CRO. Factory CRO has grown to become a leading CRO in the medical device sector. Headquartered in Bilthoven, the Netherlands, Factory CRO conducts trials for its international customer base across the globe. Kester Capital became a significant shareholder in Factory CRO and will support the business’ growth, both organically and by acquisition, as it looks to build on its unique expertise and impressive track record.

Villebois SAS acquires Holding Fournier SAS

Charles Eijsbouts advised Villebois SAS (France) in the acquisition (together with IDIA Capital Investissement, Unigrains et Carvest) of Holding Fournier SAS (France), one of the largest producers of Sauvignon Blanc in the Sancerre region.

Restructuring ING Groep

Charles Eijsbouts assisted as interim in-house legal counsel ING Groep N.V. with respect to the sale of its South American insurance business to the Colombian Grupo Sura, the IPO of its US insurance business (Voya) and the sale of ING Direct Canada to Scotiabank.