Joris Falhaber

Joris Falhaber is an attorney-at-law specialising in Company law and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Joris specializes in corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He is mainly concerned with advising and coordinating national and international transactions, on both the buyer’s and seller’s side. His day-to-day activities mainly consist of drafting and negotiating transaction documentation and conducting and coordinating due diligence investigations. In addition, he is regularly involved in more general corporate law matters, such as drafting shareholder agreements or (employee) participation schemes.

Before Joris joined Clairfort, he worked for several years as an M&A lawyer at a large accountancy firm.

Track Record M&A

The overview below shows a selection of recent transactions in which Joris was involved.

AVerest Capital, a Dutch private capital firm, has acquired a 70% majority stake in Stegman, a Dutch seller of business gifts and Christmas care packages. AVerest Capital wants to help Stegman grow. The private equity fund is aiming to do so through a buy-and-build strategy and focussing on e-commerce. Clairfort assisted AVerest Capital in this transaction.

Year: 2021

A Dutch private equity investor takes a majority stake in a childcare and day care facility. Clairfort assisted the shareholders of the childcare provider in this transaction.

Year: 2021

An international healthcare franchisor takes over one of its franchisees in the Netherlands. Clairfort assisted the shareholders of the franchisee in this transaction.

Year: 2021

Software Improvement Group (SIG), a Dutch software company, has acquired EXIN, a Dutch exam and certification institute for IT professionals. EXIN offers a range of current and in-demand certifications that cover a broad spectrum of specialisms in IT, including Service Management, Agile, and Security as well as Data Center Management. With the acquisition, EXIN adds the certification of people to SIG’s services for assessing and certifying software technology and development processes. Clairfort assisted EXIN in this transaction.

Year: 2021

Songtradr, a US-based music licensing and rights company, has acquired MassiveMusic, a business-to-business music licensing marketplace. MassiveMusic has 85 employees worldwide in Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, New York and Tokyo. Clairfort assisted the shareholders of MassiveMusic in this transaction.

Year: 2021

nGAGE Specialist Recruitment, a UK-based recruitment group that supports and steers some 15 specialist recruitment companies which operate under the nGAGE umbrella, has acquired 10 Select. nGAGE employs over 800 people worldwide and is a portfolio company of Graphite Capital, a UK-based mid-market private equity company. 10Select is a technical recruitment agency with offices in Breda, the Netherlands and Antwerpen, Belgium. The founders/management of 10 Select co-invest alongside nGAGE in the transaction. Clairfort assisted the shareholders of 10 Select in this transaction.

Year: 2021

Onemed has acquired Fysiosupplies, a Dutch total supplier for physiotherapy. OneMed is a Swedish provider of services, support systems and medical supplies to healthcare providers across Europe. Clairfort assisted the shareholders of Physiosupplies in this transaction.

Year: 2021

Gilde Buy Out Partners, a Dutch private equity firm, has acquired a stake in EDCO, a Dutch distributor of value- and branded non-food FMCG products to a wide variety of retailers. The Adriaanse family will maintain a significant interest in the Group and will continue to run the business together with the support of the current management team. Clairfort assisted the management team in this transaction.

Year: 2021


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