Oaktree’s Acquisition of High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Oaktree's Acquisition of High Tech Campus Eindhoven

NautaDutilh assisted Marcel Boekhoorn on the deal and White & Case advised Oaktree Capital Management.

Marcel Boekhoorn and his investment vehicle Ramphastos Real Estate Investments B.V. (Ramphastos) completed the sale of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE) to funds managed by the American investment manager Oaktree Capital Management (Oaktree).

Since the acquisition of the HTCE by Marcel Boekhoorn in March 2012, the HTCE has been in continuous development. The HTCE now houses more than 235 companies and institutions employing in total approx. 12,000 researchers, developers and entrepreneurs. HTCE owns eighty thousand square meter of ground that can be used for further development. The ambition of Oaktree is to realise that development within the next five to seven years.

Oaktree Capital Management is a leading global investment manager specializing in alternative investments, with US$156 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021. Oaktree emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to credit, private equity, real assets, and listed equities investments.

The NautaDutilh team consisted of Willianne van Zandwijk (Picture), Naomi Asscheman and Jeroen Preller (Corporate M&A); Aira Scheijvens (Corporate Notarial); David Wumkes and Esther Vochteloo (Real Estate Notarial); Mark den Bleijker, Jaco Belder, Mirjam von Meijenfeldt, Else Bavinck and Harm Kerstholt (Vendor Due Diligence) and Arnout Koeman and Jasmijn van Koetsveld (Competition).

The White & Case team in London which advised on the transaction was led by partner Richard Jones, with support from associates Will Summers and Josephine Levick.

Involved fees earner: Naomi Asscheman – NautaDutilh; Else Bavinck – NautaDutilh; Jaco Belder – NautaDutilh; Mark den Bleijker – NautaDutilh; Harm Kerstholt – NautaDutilh; Arnout Koeman – NautaDutilh; Jeroen Preller – NautaDutilh; Aira Scheijvens – NautaDutilh; Jasmijn van Koetsveld – NautaDutilh; Willianne Van Zandwijk – NautaDutilh; Esther Vochteloo – NautaDutilh; Mirjam von Meijenfeldt – NautaDutilh; David Wumkes – NautaDutilh; Richard Jones – White & Case; Josephine Levick – White & Case; Will Summers – White & Case;

Law Firms: NautaDutilh; White & Case;

Clients: Marcel Boekhoorn; Oaktree Capital Management; Ramphastos Investments;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler