Clifford Chance advised KKR and Roompot on the deal. Houthoff advised Platinum Equity and Latham & Watkins LLP advised Platinum Equity’ portfolio company Awaze.
KKR and Roompot executed the acquisition of Landal GreenParks from Awaze, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity.
Landal GreenParks is part of Awaze, the largest provider of holiday parks and accommodations in Europe, with independent brands including cottages.com, Hoseasons, Landal GreenParks, James Villa Holidays and Novasol. Roompot and Landal GreenParks intend to combine their pan-European organisations to form the most attractive and most diverse selection of holiday parks in Europe. The transaction is subject to the usual conditions.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds.
The Clifford Chance core team consisted of Jan-Hendrik Horsmeier (Picture), Liesbeth Buiter, Dirk Berendsen, Katja Busuladzic, Lotte de Bruin, Merel Vermolen, Nancy Stoke and Laura Dolstra. The wider team included Jasper Wesselman, Mariam Al-Zubaidy, Mies Rijperman (Real Estate), Frans Muller (Antitrust), Floris van de Bult, Wijnanda Rutten, IJsbrand de Jong, Sanne Blankestijn (Employment), Folko de Vries, Amin Tamaddoni, Lisa Ye, Shaun Campbell (Finance), Michiel Sunderman, Stern Flik, Alec Sanderson (Tax), Mark Jan Arends, Laura Stegeman, Charlotte Horsten, Esmée Oldenkamp (Notary), Jaap Tempelman, Andrei Mikes, Sophie Wijdeveld (TMT) in Amsterdam and Jörg Rhiel, Maria-Franziska Röntsch and Iliana Diedrich in Germany.
Houthoff’s team included Jacques Kröner, Jet Stolk, Margriet Kros, Jeroen van Mourik, Brendan Moloney, Chantal Pressili, Gerrit Oosterhuis, Ageeth Panman and Daniëla van Noort.
The Latham team was led by London corporate partner Tom Evans, with associates Maarten Overmars, Antonina Semyachkova, and Zaal Cama. Advice on tax matters was provided by London partner Karl Mah and associate Ed Moberly; on antirust matters by Brussels partner Sven Völcker and associate Sebastian Sohn; and on data & technology matters by London partner Deborah Kirk and associate Victoria Wan.
Involved fees earner: Mariam Al-Zubaidy – Clifford Chance; Mark Jan Arends – Clifford Chance; Dirk Berendsen – Clifford Chance; Sanne Blankestijn – Clifford Chance; Liesbeth Buiter – Clifford Chance; Katja Busuladži? – Clifford Chance; Lotte de Bruin – Clifford Chance; IJsbrand de Jong – Clifford Chance; Folko de Vries – Clifford Chance; Iliana Diedrich – Clifford Chance; Stern Flik – Clifford Chance; Jan-Hendrik Horsmeier – Clifford Chance; Charlotte Horsten – Clifford Chance; Andrei Mikes – Clifford Chance; Frans Muller – Clifford Chance; Jörg Rhiel – Clifford Chance; Maria-Franziska Röntsch – Clifford Chance; Wijnanda Rutten – Clifford Chance; Laura Stegeman – Clifford Chance; Nancy Stoke – Clifford Chance; Michiel Sunderman – Clifford Chance; Amin Tamaddoni – Clifford Chance; Jaap Tempelman – Clifford Chance; Floris van de Bult – Clifford Chance; Merel Vermolen – Clifford Chance; Jasper Wesselman – Clifford Chance; Sophie Wijdeveld – Clifford Chance; Lisa Ye – Clifford Chance; Jacques Kröner – Houthoff; Margriet Kros – Houthoff; Brendan Moloney – Houthoff; Daniëla van Noort – Houthoff; Gerrit Oosterhuis – Houthoff; Ageeth Panman – Houthoff; Chantal Presilli – Houthoff; Jet Stolk – Houthoff; Jeroen van Mourik – Houthoff; Zaal Cama – Latham & Watkins; Tom Evans – Latham & Watkins; Deborah Kirk – Latham & Watkins; Karl Mah – Latham & Watkins; Ed Moberly – Latham & Watkins; Maarten Overmars – Latham & Watkins; Antonina Semyachkova – Latham & Watkins; Sebastian Sohn – Latham & Watkins; Sven Völcker – Latham & Watkins; Victoria Wan – Latham & Watkins;