Aafke Pronk

Aafke Pronk

Counsel
Amsterdam

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +31 20 55 33 603

Fax +31 20 55 33 777

LanguagesEnglish, Dutch

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

As a counsel in our Corporate group, Aafke Pronk demonstrates our firm's core values through hard work, client dedication, leadership behaviour and innovative thinking. Aafke knows that a trusted advisor works with clients on all aspects of their transactional needs. That is her key to advising clients across a broad range of industries on their global corporate transactions, while maintaining a focus on the required breadth and depth of knowledge.

From life sciences to automotive and life insurance, Aafke has counselled clients on a variety of business, corporate and commercial contracting matters. Aafke focusses on global, cross border mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions, reorganisations, asset purchase and sale transactions – including blocks of insurance business – and commercial contracting.

Awards and recognitions

2018-2020

Insurance (Netherlands), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Leiden University

Memberships

Nederlandse orde van advocaten (NOvA)

Bar admissions and qualifications

Amsterdam

Related knowledge

Data Centers

Representative experience

Representation of a world leader in the manufacture and supply of aquaculture feeds on its collaboration with a leader in bacteriophage (phage) technology for livestock farming.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its issue and placement of convertible bonds in an aggregate principal amount of €225m.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its incentivized conversion and the early redemption of its senior unsecured convertible bonds in the aggregate amount of €135m.

Representation of Endemol Shine Group on the €2bn+ sale by The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. to Banijay Group.

Representation of HERE International and its shareholders on the multibillion co-investment in HERE International by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its placement of approximately €1.12m additional new bearer shares of with institutional investors by way of an accelerated bookbuild.

Representation of Dell Technologies Inc. on the US$2.075bn sale of its global RSA business to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.

Representation of a European infrastructure fund on two consecutive Dutch M&A transactions involving the acquisition of two large datacentre groups in the Netherlands.

Representation of a leading international provider of datacentre solutions on the strategic acquisition of two datacentres in the Netherlands.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its listing and admission to trading of senior unsecured convertible bonds in the aggregate amount of €135m.

Representation of SABMiller on its €2.55bn disposal of the Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime businesses to Asahi.

Representation of Fluor on its €695m acquisition of Stork Technical Services.

Representation of a UK private real estate firm on its €740 million sale of a real estate portfolio, representing 67 hotels in Germany and 19 hotels in the Netherlands, to a French hotel group.

Representation of Reinsurance Group of America and Leidsche Verzekering Maatschappij N.V. on the acquisition of the life insurance policy portfolio of PGGM Levensverzekeringen.

Representation of a Fortune 500 Company, a provider of health care products and services, on its acquisition of four distributors serving dentists and dental laboratories in Europe.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its capital increase to acquire the mail-order pharmacy Europa Apotheek.

Representation of Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on its €115m initial public offering on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

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