Tag Archives: Netherlands

The More the Merrier – New FDI Control Regimes in the EU

Introduction This publication provides an overview of important additions and changes to foreign direct investment (“FDI”) control regimes in Europe, which impose regulatory obligations on M&A transactions: Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Sweden.   The number of new and revised FDI control regulations across many jurisdictions has been increasing in response to geopolitical tensions … Continue Reading

Trade Alert: New Antidumping (AD) and Countervailing Duty (CVD) Petitions on Certain Tin Mill Products from Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom

On January 18, 2023, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, filed a petition to impose (a) antidumping (AD) duties on imports of Certain Tin Mill Products from Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom; and, (b) countervailing … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Withdrawn, Deal Abandoned: NavInfo, Tencent, GIC Pte, and HERE International

Status: Withdrawn and Abandoned Acquirer: NavInfo Co., Ltd., (China); Tencent Holdings Limited (China); GIC Pte (Singapore) Acquired: HERE International B.V. (Netherlands) Value: Unknown, potentially US$330 million Industry: Technology Services; Software… Continue Reading

European Commission Considers a CFIUS-like Framework for Screening Foreign Investments

On September 13, 2017, the European Commission published the draft of the EU regulation establishing a common European framework for the review of incoming foreign direct investment (FDI), akin to the process in the US administered by Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS).… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Avast Holding and AVG Technologies

Status Update: Clearance   Acquirer:  Avast Holding B.V. (The Netherlands) Acquired: AVG Technologies N.V. (The Netherlands) Value:  Approximately US$1.3 billion Industry: Software; Cybersecurity   UPDATE:  In relation to Avast Software B.V.’s July 29, 2016 Offer to Purchase the remaining outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V., the parties reported “submitted a voluntary pre-filing draft notice to … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Beijing JianGuang Asset Management, Wise Road Capital and Nexperia Holdco Netherlands

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Beijing JianGuang Asset Management Co., Ltd. (China); Wise Road Capital LTD (China based or affiliated – see text below) Aquired:  Nexperia Holdco Netherlands B.V. (Netherlands) Value:  US$2.75 Billion Industry:  Semiconductors… Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: ASML Holding NV and Hermes Microvision, Inc.

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  ASML Holding NV (The Netherlands) Acquired:  Hermes Microvision, Inc. (Taiwan) Value:  Approx. NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion) Industry:  Semiconductors   ASML Holdings NV, a Netherlands company that manufactures “chip-making equipment,” announced on October 26, 2016, that it received all necessary regulatory clearance, including from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United … Continue Reading

Trade Talk – Week in Review (2-6 May 2016)

TPP Developments – Prospects for Congressional Action Dim.  The hostile political environment toward trade continues to dim the prospects that Congress would likely move this year on a bill to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Both leading presidential candidates – Mr. Trump and Secretary Clinton – have stated their opposition to the TPP deal.  Secretary … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Withdrawn; Abandoned: Consortium Led by GO Scale Capital and Lumileds

Status:  Withdrawn; Abandoned   Acquirer:    GO Scale Capital (China); GSR Ventures (China); Oak Investment Partners (US); Asia Pacific Resource Development (China); Nanchang Industrial Group (China) Acquired: Lumileds (Netherlands) Value: Approximately US$2.9 billion Industry: Semiconductors… Continue Reading
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