Paine Schwartz Partners’ Investment in Hendrix Genetics

De Brauw and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Paine Schwartz Partners. Loyens & Loeff advised Hendrix Genetics.

Paine Schwartz Partners, LLC (PSP), a US private equity firm and global leader in sustainable food chain investing, will make a strategic investment in Hendrix Genetics, a Netherlands-based multi-species animal genetics company.

PSP and its affiliated co-investors will hold 50% ownership in Hendrix and investment firm NPM Capital, a shareholder in Hendrix since 2015, will sell its minority interest. Hendrix Genetics’ Co-Founders, Thijs Hendrix and Antoon van den Berg, will also maintain a 50% ownership position in Hendrix.

The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2022, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. De Brauw and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to PSP.

The De Brauw team included Arne Grimme, Bart de Rijke, Ferdinand Hengst, Henk van Ravenhorst, Mark Rebergen, Tobias Cohen Jehoram, Etiënne Dijkhorst, Peter Nolten, Yi Duan, Ana Morales Ramos, Annelieke Anbeek,
Bas Boutellier, Han Shi Chen, Jasper van Uden, Laura Stiekema, Manon de Cooman, Peter Spijker, Abe Stegenga, Hein Koster, Laura Plomp, Mattheus Schmidhammer, Max Lamb, Max van Geest, Sophie Rasing, Stijn Winters.

The Loyens & Loeff team included Herman Kaemingk, Victor van Nuland, Ivar van der Mark, Freek Hilberdink, Pleuni Visser, Marco de Lignie, Sadaf Elyaci, Amit Havenaar, Louis Lutz, Marc Wiggers, Klaas Wiersma, Anke van Holthe tot Echten, Antoinette van der Hauw.

Involved fees earner: Annelieke Anbeek – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Bas Boutellier – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Han Shi Chen – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Tobias Cohen Jehoram – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Manon de Cooman – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Bart de Rijke – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Etiënne Dijkhorst – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Yi Duan – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Arne Grimme – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Ferdinand Hengst – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Hein Koster – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Max Lamb – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Ana Morales Ramos – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Peter Nolten – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Laura Plomp – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Sophie Rasing – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Mark Rebergen – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Mattheus Schmidhammer – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Peter Spijker – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Abe Stegenga – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Laura Stiekema – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Max van Geest – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Henk van Ravenhorst – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Jasper van Uden – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Stijn Winters – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Marco de Lignie – Loyens & Loeff; Sadaf Elyaci – Loyens & Loeff; Robert Fröger – Loyens & Loeff; Amit Havenaar – Loyens & Loeff; Freek Hilberdink – Loyens & Loeff; Herman Kaemingk – Loyens & Loeff; Louis Lutz – Loyens & Loeff; Antoinette van der Hauw – Loyens & Loeff; Ivar van der Mark – Loyens & Loeff; Anke van Holthe tot Echten – Loyens & Loeff; Victor van Nuland – Loyens & Loeff; Pleuni Visser – Loyens & Loeff; Klaas Wiersma – Loyens & Loeff; Marc Wiggers – Loyens & Loeff;

Law Firms: De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Loyens & Loeff;

Clients: Hendrix Genetics BV; Paine Schwartz Partners;

Naoual Sadouqi

Author: Naoual Sadouqi