A team of specialists of LXA, led by Herman Knotter, advised Prijsvrij on its acquisition of D-reizen.
D-reizen, with 285 travel agencies and over 1,100 employees one of the largest travel organizations in the Netherlands, was declared bankrupt last month. LXA supported Prijsvrij in the successful negotiations with the receivers in the liquidation of D-reizen. Prijsvrij acquires a large part of D-reizen, resulting in a partial restart of an important part of the D-reizen group.
LXA advised Aisler B.V. with the investment of KATEK SE. Aisler received an investment by KATEK SE to further expand their manufacturing service and build on their proven customer service. The strategic partnership will allow projects to scale to infinite demand.
LXA advised (the shareholders of) Oot, a company that develops and sells healthy granola and breakfast cereals, on an investment by Lotus, resulting in a strategic investment with an option to take over the company at a later stage.
LXA advised Synthesis on its Series A round by a group of 26 investors, including drafting and negotiating deal terms and the setup of a governance structure with a steward ownership council. Synthesis is active in the emerging psychedelic market. This cross-border transaction concerns the United States, Canada and various other jurisdictions.
MOOvement, an agricultural technology company developing GPS cattle tracking (founded within a startup acceleration programme at Rabobank), received a Series A preferred equity investment from Future Food Fund, to broaden customer offering and accelerate growth. LXA acted as advisor to all parties involved (“transaction lawyer”).
M&A specialists Carel Henderson and Marlijn Tacke advised the board and shareholders of Brecon Group B.V. on the sale of all shares in WERO Specialised Cleaning to CWS International GmbH.
LXA advised Capital Mills on their investment in SiteManager. SiteManager is a collaborative cloud web design platform that unifies designers, coders and end clients and that builds low-code and no-code cloud web design technology to scale web design businesses around the world. Capital Mills is a Dutch venture capital firm founded in 2015 and backed by experienced entrepreneurial investors. Focused on long-term collaboration and active support, it invests in fast-growing B2C tech startups and B2B SaaS companies.
M&A specialists Carel Henderson and Marlijn Tacke advised the management and shareholders of AUTHOR! et al B.V. on the sale of their company to the Dutch subsidiary of Certara, Inc.
LXA advised Van de Vooren Beheer B.V. on the sale of their shares in HMS to buyer Soleo Groep. HMS is a multichannel contact center specialized in B2B outbound telemarketing and inbound customer care with years of experience working for Dutch and foreign companies.
LXA has successfully assisted one its clients in the healthcare sector in legal proceedings relating to the alleged infringing use of a trade name. The court in first instance had ruled that there would exist a likelihood of confusion between the parties, on the basis of which the client was ordered to change its trade name. LXA has appealed against the decision of court in first instance and has successfully argued that the limited territorial scope and reach of the trade name rights at stake in combination with the lack of coinciding areas of work would not lead to any risk of confusion. Deciding anew, the court of appeals has refused all claims and requests of the opponent.