Osborne Clarke’s Netherlands team has advised Infosys on a strategic partnership with ABN AMRO N.V.
As part of the announced partnership, Infosys will acquire 75% of the shares from ABN AMRO in Stater N.V., the largest mortgage service provider of the Benelux, servicing 1.7 million mortgage and insurance loans for clients in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany and front runner in digital services regarding mortgages and in developing a digital ecosystem for mortgages. ABN AMRO will continue to hold the remaining 25% of the shares in Stater and will continue to be an important client to Stater.
The partnership strengthens Infosys’ position as a leading technology and business process management provider across the mortgage services value chain, improving experience and operational efficiencies, and further enhances the company’s strategy to help clients navigate their next digital transformation journeys.
The Osborne Clarke team who advised Infosys was led by Amsterdam-based partner Herke van Hulst (Picture) and senior associate Marie-Louise Weeda and were supported by partners Job van der Pol (tax), Johannes de Jong (regulatory), Jorgo Tsiris (employment) and associates Jos Tholhuijsen, Michelle Pagie, Coen Barneveld Binkhuysen, Marleen Huisman, Ted Broekhof, Wyke Schilstra and Sophie den Held. The team was also supported by partner David Haex and associate Tonya Aelbrecht of Osborne Clarke Belgium.
Involved fees earner: Tonya Aelbrecht – Osborne Clarke; Coen Barneveld Binkhuysen – Osborne Clarke; Ted Broekhof – Osborne Clarke; Johannes de Jong – Osborne Clarke; Sophie den Held – Osborne Clarke; David Haex – Osborne Clarke; Marleen Huisman – Osborne Clarke; Michelle Pagie – Osborne Clarke; Wyke Schilstra – Osborne Clarke; Jos Tholhuijsen – Osborne Clarke; Jorgo Tsiris – Osborne Clarke; Job van der Pol – Osborne Clarke; Herke van Hulst – Osborne Clarke; Marie-Louise Weeda – Osborne Clarke;
Law Firms: Osborne Clarke;
Clients: Infosys, Ltd.;