Triton Partners’ Acquisition Of Royal Reesink


Clifford Chance advised River Holding B.V., an entity controlled by private equity firm Gilde Buy-Out Partners with Teslin Participaties Coöperatief U.A. and Navitas B.V. as co-investors, on the sale of Royal Reesink to an entity controlled by funds advised by private equity firm Triton Partners.

The agreement is also subject to the completion of the consultation process with Royal Reesink’s works council.

Royal Reesink is one of the largest international equipment distribution and aftermarket services platforms. The company is a long-standing partner for major A-brand OEMs and is active in the agriculture, turf care, material handling and construction industries and hydraulics business.

The Clifford Chance team consisted of Hans Beerlage (Picture), Tim Heerschop, Amir Adl Rudbordeh, Sophie Wijdeveld, Ralph van Os and Robin Traas (Corporate). Michiel Sunderman and Stern Flik advised on tax matters. Floris van de Bult, Sanne Blankestijn and Marije Senne advised on the employment aspects of this transaction. Frans Muller, Céline Vermeulen and Jurre Jurriëns advised on antitrust and compliance matters. Folko de Vries, Sarah Lewis, Victor ten Have, Noor Corsten and Merel Vermolen were involved with respect to the financing aspects of this transaction.

Involved fees earner: Amir Adl Rudbordeh – Clifford Chance; Hans Beerlage – Clifford Chance; Sanne Blankestijn – Clifford Chance; Noor Corsten – Clifford Chance; Folko de Vries – Clifford Chance; Stern Flik – Clifford Chance; Tim Heerschop – Clifford Chance; Jurre Jurriens – Clifford Chance; Sarah Lewis – Clifford Chance; Frans Muller – Clifford Chance; Marije Senne – Clifford Chance; Michiel Sunderman – Clifford Chance; Victor ten Have – Clifford Chance; Robin Traas – Clifford Chance; Floris van de Bult – Clifford Chance; Ralph van Os – Clifford Chance; Celine Vermeulen – Clifford Chance; Merel Vermolen – Clifford Chance; Sophie Wijdeveld – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: River Holding B.V.;