HVG Law advises on trans­ac­tion nom­in­ated for Best Deal 2023 (Mid-Cap)

Acquisition of iDEAL and Payconiq by European Payments Initiative (EPI)


A trans­ac­tion com­pleted with leg­al sup­port from HVG Law has been nom­in­ated as Best Mid-Cap Deal 2023 at the com­ing pres­ti­gi­ous Dutch M&A Awards: the acquis­i­tion of iDEAL and Pay­co­niq by European Pay­ments Ini­ti­at­ive (EPI).

HVG Law advised Cur­rence iDeal on the sale of pay­ment solu­tion iDEAL by ING, Rabobank and ABN Amro to European Pay­ments Ini­ti­at­ive. EPI is backed by BFCM, BNP Pari­bas, BPCE, Crédit Agri­cole, Deutsche Bank, DSGV, ING, KBC, La Banque Postale, Nexi, Société Générale, World­line, Belfi­us and DZ Bank. ABN Amro and Rabobank are also join­ing EPI.

This trans­ac­tion show­cases HVG Law’s fully integ­rated spe­cial­ist teams and our expert­ise in advising on com­plex M&A deals.

The HVG Law team was led by Matthijs Driedonks. The team fur­ther com­prised of Zohra Zahir and Vere Groenen (Cor­por­ate M&A), Gustave Bevers (Not­ary), Saskia Vermeer – de Jongh (Digit­al, Cyber & Pri­vacy), Jan Andringa and Niels Niggelie (Cor­por­ate), Joost Elsen­burg (Fin­an­cial Reg­u­lat­ory) and Misha Lutje Beerenbroek and Wouter Jans (Anti-trust).

The M&A Awards is the annu­al land­mark event for pro­fes­sion­als work­ing in M&A, which event will take place on 14 Decem­ber 2023. You are kindly invited to cast your vote on this trans­ac­tion here before 4 Decem­ber 2023 (free online mem­ber­ship regis­tra­tion is required for this).