Okuma’s Acquisition Of Gelderblom CNC Machines B.V.


CMS advised Okuma on the deal.

The European subsidiary of Japanese CNC machine tool maker Okuma has acquired Dutch company Gelderblom CNC Machines B.V. The current Gelderblom site in Houten, the Netherlands, will manage all of Okuma’s restructured sales and service processes in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The parties agreed not to disclose details of the purchase price.

A CMS team headed by Dr Malte Bruhns (Picture) advised Okuma Europe GmbH on all legal aspects of the cross-border transaction supported by Laura Christin Stein, Senior Associate, Co-Lead, Philipp Kunick, Associate, all Corporate/M&A, Kai Neuhaus, Partner, Competition & EU. A team led by Christian Delgado from CMS Amsterdam covered the Dutch aspects of the transaction with the help of Isabelle van den Hoogen, Bob van Zijl, all Corporate/M&A, F. van Assendelft de Coningh, P. B van den Bos, N.P.C. Henssen, J. Noordermeer, T.M. Penninks, L.J. Pronk, B.H.F. Veldmaat, S.M. van Berkel-van de Meer.

Involved fees earner: Christian Delgado – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Fleur van Assendelft de Coningh – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Isabelle van den Hoogen – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Bob van Zijl – CMS Derks Star Busmann; Malte Bruhns – CMS Hasche Sigle; Philipp Kunick – CMS Hasche Sigle; Kai Neuhaus – CMS Hasche Sigle; Laura Stein – CMS Hasche Sigle;

Law Firms: CMS Derks Star Busmann; CMS Hasche Sigle;

Clients: Okuma;