"Careful alignment of operational, human resources, tax and legal aspects is key to a succesful restructuring project."

Huub Pleijsier

Partner / Lawyer

Huub Pleijsier

Huub Pleijsier

Corporate restructuring | Commercial agreements / Rotterdam

Background

Huub Pleijsier works for HVG Law since 1994 and is a Partner since 2001. His clients mostly consist of multinational companies headquartered in Europe and the United States.

Expertise

Huub practices in the areas of commercial and corporate law and specialises in:

  • international corporate restructuring projects
  • joint ventures, partnerships, mergers
  • commercial contracts
  • (re)financing transactions

Huub’s clients mostly consist of multinational companies headquartered in Europe and the United States.

Recent assignments:

  • lead counsel for various multicounty operational model (supply chain) conversion projects for clients based in Europe and the United States
  • legal counsel to one of the world’s largest privately held companies regarding various worldwide restructuring projects, a/o in connection with a $4B acquisition from DuPont de Nemours
  • Lead and coordinating counsel for one of the world’s biggest steel manufacturers regarding a corporate restructuring involving fourteen countries in Europe, Africa, North and Latin America
  • legal counsel to a leading Dutch retail organisation for the controlled auction and subsequent sale to a private equity group of a number of retail subsidiaries in the Netherlands, together comprising over 1,000 store outlets
  • lead counsel responsible for the implementation of a restructuring of a major U.S. computer manufacturer involving sixty countries in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and Australia
  • lead counsel to a major provider of imaging solutions with regard to the implementation of a pan European sales and distribution network
  • implementation of European and U.S. transfer pricing structure for a major telecommunications group based in Scandinavia
  • legal counsel to one of the largest energy providers in Europe in respect of a restructuring involving various subsidiaries in Eastern Europe
  • contracts for the construction, financing and tax effective exploitation of superyachts, drilling rigs, cargo vessels and other commercial vessels
  • contracts for the implementation of global cross border transfer pricing and tax effective supply chain management structures

Additional information

Huub is a graduate of Leyden University, the Netherlands. Before he jointed HVG Law he worked for a large law firm in Boston and as a lawyer in the corporate law practice in The Hague and Amsterdam. He was seconded for a 4-year period by HVG Law to Donahue & Partners LLP in New York and Chicago where he led a team of lawyers that was co-responsible for the legal implementation and overall coordination of many global restructuring projects.

Huub is a member of the International Bar Association.



Contact information

huub.pleijsier@hvglaw.nl +31 6 52 46 59 00