Track Record

Investment round in Polarsteps (August 2017)
acting as advisor to Polarsteps on the investment round in Polarsteps by a number of successful Dutch internet entrepreneurs

DSM Ventures, Thuja Capital, BOM and Radboud umc invest in ATRO Medical BV (July 2017)
acting as advisor to the investors on the Series A investment in ATRO Medical

Innovatie- en Energiefonds Gelderland and Triodos invest in AVRI Solar (July 2017)
acting as advisor to Innovatie- en Energiefonds Gelderland (IEG) on the investment by IEG and Triodos Bank in AVRI Solar

Acquisition by CM of Dodata Payments from Ingram Micro (July 2017)
acting as advisor to CM on the acquisition of all shares in Docdata Payments from Ingram Micro

Innovation Industries on the creation of their €75m investment fund (June 2017)
acting as advisor to Innovation Industries and its fund manager on the creation of the €75m investment fund Innovation Industries Fund Coöperatief U.A., including the investments in the fund by, among others, the European Investment Fund (EIF), Pensioenfonds van de Metalektro (PME), the universities of van Twente, Eindhoven and Wageningen, PPM Oost, Topfonds Gelderland and Innovatiefonds Overijssel.

Europcar and others invest €10m in SnappCar (June 2017)
acting as advisor to SnappCar on the €10m equity investment by Europcar, AutoBinck and others

BioGeneration Ventures, INKEF Capital and OSI invest in Scenic Biotech (June 2017)
acting as advisor to Scenic Biotech on the €6.5m Series A equity investment by Biogeneration Ventures, INKEF Capital, Oxford Sciences Innovation in Scenic Biotech, a spinout from Oxford University and the Netherlands Cancer Institute

Northzone and others invest in Aidence (May 2017)
acting as advisor to Aidence on the equity investment by Northzone, Health Innovation Fund II, HENQ and others in Aidence

Oost NL and B.E. Imaging GmbH invest in SPL Medical (May 2017)
acting as advisor to Oost NL and others on the equity investment by Oost NL and B.E. Imaging GmbH in SPL Medical BV

LIOF invests in Desolenator (May 2017)
acting as advisor to Desolenator on an investment by LIOF

Sale of all shares in Wercker to Oracle (April 2017)
acting as advisor to INKEF Capital, Notion Capital, Vitulum Ventures and other shareholders of Wercker Holding BV on the sale of Wercker to Oracle Corporation

Nikkei and INKEF Capital invest in Blendle (April 2017)
acted as advisor to Blendle on the Series equity investment by Nikkei and INKEF Capital in Blendle

DSM Ventures and others invest in Nutrileads (March 2017)
acted as advisor to DSM Ventures, Thuja Capital, SHIFT Invest and PPM Oost on their Series A investment in Nutrileads

Rabobank invests in Peaks (March 2017)
acted as advisor to Rabobank HQ on Rabobank's equity investment in startup Peaks

Sale of all shares in Ojah BV to Korys (February 2017)
acted as advisor to StartGreen Ventures, PPM Oost, Holland Food Ventures, management and all other sellers on the sale of all shares in Ojah BV to Korys and the management of Ojah BV. Ojah is a pioneer in the production of the latest generation of textured meat alternatives

Tripaneer on investment by Point Nine Capital (February 2017)
acted for Tripaneer on the investment by Point Nine Capital, the Berlin-based venture capital firm

US$175 million investment round in letgo (January 2017)
acted for letgo, a Dutch BV company, as lead counsel on the US$175 million investment round by Naspers, Accel, New Enterprise Associates, Insight Venture Partners, 14W and others in letgo, the mobile classifieds app

Capital Mills invests in PressPage (January 2017)
acted for Capital Mills Invest on its investment in PressPage

Participatiemaatschappij Oost Nederland invests in Dovideq Medical (January 2017)
acted for Participatiemaatschappij Oost Nederland on its investment jointly with Zeeuws Investeringsfonds in Dovideq Medical

sale of KappersFoods to Lamex Food Group (December 2016)
acted for sellers on the sale of KappersFoods to Lamex Food Group ltd

investment in Channable (December 2016)
acted for Peak Capital on its investment in Channable

Karmijn Kapitaal and others invest €10m in Five Degrees (November 2016)
acted for Five Degrees on the investment round bij Karmijn Kapitaal, 5square and Velocity Capital in Five Degrees

investment bij large bank in start-up (completed November 2016)
acted for a large financial institution on its undisclosed investment in a start-up

Participatiemaatschappij Oost Nederland invests in VitalneXt (November 2016)
acted for Participatiemaatschappij Oost Nederland on its investment in VitalneXt

Innovatiefonds Twente invests in Security of Things Fund (October 2016)
acted for Innovatiefonds Twente on its investment in Security of Things Fund

Los Angeles-based BlackLine acquires Runbook (September 2016)
acted for PPM Oost on the sale of all shares in Runbook to BlackLine

€5m Series B investment in Mint Solutions led by BOM, LSP and Seventure (August 2016)
acted for Mint Solutions on the €5m Series B investment in Mint Solutions led by BOM, LSP and Seventure

Seed investment in Your Superfoods by 500 Startups (August 2016)
acted for Your Superfoods on the seed investment by 500 Startups (one of the leading global VC seed fund and accelerators)

Investment round in IME Technologies (August 2016)
acted for IME Technologies on certain aspects of the investment by BOM and TIIN

AVL List GmbH acquires Dacolt International (July 2016)
acted for the shareholders of Dacolt International on the sale to AVL List GmbH

Bitmain Technology acquires Blocktrail (July 2016)
acted as Dutch counsel in an international team of lawyers for Bitmain Technology, a China based operator of one of the bitcoin network’s largest mining pools, on its acquisition of Blocktrail, a Netherlands based bitcoin data and analytics startup

€25m investment in Biogeneration Ventures III (July 2016)
acted for InnovationQuarter and Topfonds Gelderland, the regional investment companies, on their investment in BioGeneration Ventures III

€12.5m Series B investment in Nightbalance led by INKEF and Gilde Healthcare (July 2016)
acted for Thuja Capital and other existing shareholders on the €12.5m Series B investment in Nightbalance led by INKEF and Gilde Healthcare

Follow-on investment round in Stroke2Prevent by PPM Oost and DFZ Participaties (June 2016)
acted for Stroke2Prevent on the follow-on (Series D) investment round in Stroke2Prevent by Participatiemaatschappij Oost Nederland and DFZ Participaties

Creation of Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund II (June 2016)
acted for Thuja Capital management on the creation of Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund II, a venture capital fund with a fund size of 34,000,000 euro

Merger letgo with Wallapop and investment round of US$100 million in letgo (May 2016)
acted for letgo on its merger with Wallapop and another investment round of US$100 million in letgo, the mobile classifieds app

follow-on investment (completed May 2016)
acted for a start-up on an undisclosed investment round by various investment funds and entrepreneurs

Series B investment (completed April 2016)
acted for a venture capital fund on an undisclosed Series B round

Series A investment round in G-Therapeutics B.V. (April 2016)
acted for G-Therapeutics B.V. on the 36,000,000 euro Series A investment round by Life Sciences Partners, INKEF Capital, Wellington Partners and Gimv

Capital Mills invests in Zipjet (April 2016)
acted for Capital Mills Invest on its investment in Zipjet, a Rocket Internet portfolio company

Forbion Closes Third Life Sciences Fund (FCF III), raising over US$200 million (April 2016)
acted for a regional investment company on its investment in Forbion Capital Fund III

US-based multinational company acquires Dutch company (undisclosed, April 2016)
acted for a US-based multinational company on its acquisition of a Dutch company active in the food sector

Investment round in Tespack (completed April 2016)
acted for Arkley VC, the Polish/US investment fund on its investment in Tespack

European Investment Fund (EIF) and PPM Oost launch DVI II, a second 200 million euro fund of fund for SMEs in The Netherlands (March 2016)
acted for PPM Oost on the launch by EIF and PPM Oost of Dutch Venture Initiative II

Series A investment round in Tiqets (March 2016)
acted for Capital Mills Invest as lead Investor on the Series A investment in Tiqets

Series A investment round in Sendcloud (February 2016)
acted for Sendcloud on the Series A investment by TIIN and BOM

Fund in fund investment in SHIFT Invest (February 2016)
acted for Topfonds Gelderland on its investment in SHIFT Invest

Fund in fund investment in SET Fund III (January 2016)
acted for BOM on its fund in fund investment in SET Fund III

Investment round in Snocom (January 2016)
acted for PPM Oost on an investment round in Snocom

Investment round in Wercker (January 2016)
acted for Wercker on the investment by INKEF Capital and Notion Capital

Investment in StuDocu (December 2015)
acted for StuDocu and its founders on investment round by Peak Capital and Point Nine Capital

Investment in SnappCar (November 2015)
acted for SnappCar on the investment by AutoBinck

Investment in Sentia (disclosed November 2015)
acted for Sentia on the investment by Waterland Private Equity

Investment in Groen Gas Gelderland (November 2015)
acted for Innovatie en Energiefonds Gelderland (IEG) on the investment by IEG and GDF Suez in Groen Gas Gelderland

Sale of IMT to Tideland Signal Corp (November 2015)
acted for PPM Oost on the sale of IMT to Tideland Signal Corp

Seed investment round in Nutrileads (November 2015)
acted for Thuja Capital, SHIFT Invest, DSM Venturing and PPM Oost on their investment in Nutrileads

Investment in LetGo (September 2015)
acted for Naspers on its US$ 100 million investment in LetGo

Investment in TechNano Fund (September 2015)
acted for Innovatiefonds Twente on its investment in TechNano Fund

Investment in AGM (September 2015)
acted for MKB Fonds on its investment in AGM

Project finance investment in Windpark Nijmegen-Betuwe (July - December 2015)
acted for Innovatie- en Energiefonds Gelderland (IEG) on its equity and debt investment in Windpark Nijmegen-Betuwe

Undisclosed Series A investment (June 2015)
acted for a listed large cap high tech company on a Series A investment

Acquisition of 75% stake in Euretco (April 2015)
acted for Euretco on the sale of 75% of its shares by Avedon to EK

Investment round in WHVV Holding (April 2015)
acted for BOM Capital on its investment through Innovatiefonds Brabant in WHVV Holding (WijHoudenVanVers.nl)

Various transactions by ING Corporate Investments (2014 - 2015)
acted for ING Corporate Investments on various undisclosed transactions

Investment round in Iceleads (March 2015)
acted for Iceleads BV and its shareholders on the investment by Vortex Capital Partners

Investment in a private equity fund (February 2015)
acted for a limited partner on an investment in a private equity fund

Investment round in Hemics (January 2015)
acted for DFZ Participaties and Thuja Capital on the Series B Investment in Hemics

Investment round in Cristal Therapeutics (December 2014)
acted for Cristal Therapeutics on certain key aspects of its €6m Series investment round

Investment round in EnCare (November 2014)
acted for Thuja Capital on certain aspects of the 5.5m Series investment round together with Index Ventures in EnCare

Investment round in Polarsteps (November 2014)
acted for Polarsteps and its founders on the investment by TMG

Investment round in Blendle (October 2014)
acted for Blendle and its founders on the investment by Axel Springer and The New York Times

Investment round in Metal Membranes (October 2014)
acted for ICOS Capital on its investment in Metal Membranes

Investment round in DCPrime (October 2014)
acted for DCPrime on the investment in DCPrime by SkylineDx

Acquisition of Hague and London Oil N.V. by Wessex Exploration plc (October 2014)
acted for Wessex Exploration plc on the acquisition of Hague and London Oil N.V.

Transaction track record of the founders prior to founding INGEN HOUSZ:

Acquisition of Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation by Medtronic (2014)
acted for Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation on certain key aspects in relation to its 150m euro acquisition by Medtronic

Fund in fund investments by Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (2014)
acted for for Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij on its fund in fund investments

Formation of Thuja Capital Healthcare Seed Fund II and Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund II (2014)
acted for Thuja Capital on various matters including the formation of their new funds Thuja Capital Healthcare Seed Fund II (TCHSF II) and Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund II (TCHF II)

Various transactions by PPM-Oost (2014)
acted for PPM-Oost on various transactions, including its investment - jointly with Truffle Capital and Shell Technology Ventures - in 2-B Energy (2014), its investment - jointly with Dutch Greentech Fund, Sirius Venture Partners and Dürr AG - in HeatMatrix (2014) and the Series C round - jointly with Health Innovation Fund - in Stroke2Prevent (2014)

Investment round in Mint Solutions (2014)
acted for Mint Solutions on its €4.425 Series A investment round led by Life Sciences Partners (LSP) and Seventure Partners

Investment round in Wercker (2014)
acted for Wercker on its Series A investment round by Notion Capital, Tola Capital and others

Various transactions by HB Capital (2013 and 2014)
acted for HB Capital (previously named Breedinvest) on various undisclosed transactions

Various transactions by ING Corporate Investments (2013)
acted for ING Corporate Investments on various transactions including its investment in Euroscan

Acquisition of Timer B.V. (2013)
acted for DFZ Participaties, Active4Care and Talant on the acquisition of Timer B.V. (Beeldhorloge)

Sale by CVC of Univeg (2013)
acted as Dutch law counsel to the purchaser on the sale by CVC of Univeg

Creation of Schooltas/PulseOn joint venture (2013)
acted for ING Corporate Investments, ThiemeMeulenhoff, Luminis, 2hold4 and Lopexs on the creation of their Schooltas/PulseOn joint venture

Investment round in Mellon Medical BV (2013)
acted for Thuja Capital, IIG (PPM-Oost), Life Sciences & Health Fund (BOM) and Mellon Medical BV on an investment round in Mellon Medical B.V.

Management buy-out of De Schutter'Neroc (DSN) Group (2013)
acted for management and buyers on the management buy-out of De Schutter'Neroc (DSN) Group from Bencis Buy-Out Fund I

Acquisition of ICTS Europe (2013)
acted for private equity house Groupe IPE as lead counsel on the acquisition of ICTS Europe, an airport security group with more than 10,000 employees

Investment round in Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation (2013)
acted for Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation on the 7.5m euro extended Series A investment by INKEF Capital

Investment round in Wercker BV (2013)
acted for Wercker BV on the investment by leading Silicon Valley VC firm Greylock Partners (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc), Shamrock Ventures and Vitulum Ventures

Acquisition of Human Inference (2012)
acted for Neopost on the acquisition of Human Inference from private equity houses including Gimv

Merger of Intres with Euretco (2012)
acted for Intres on its merger with Euretco, an Avedon portfolio company

Investment round in Paques (2012)
acted for Paques' shareholder on the investment by SKion

Spin-off of Cergentis from the KNAW (2012)
acted for Cergentis on its spin-off from the KNAW

Various M&A transactions by CM (2011-2012-2013)
acted for CM on its M&A transactions

Sale of PBG to Mediq (2011)
acted for Mentha Capital on the sale of PBG to Mediq

Sale of De Regt Marine Cables to Fugro (2011)
acted for Vision Capital on the sale of De Regt Marine Cables to Fugro

Spin-off of Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation from Philips and its Series A investment round (2011)
acted for Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation on its spin-off from Philips and the Series A investment by Wellington, Edmond de Rothschild, Life Sciences Partners and Wellcome Trust

Merger of Cheaptickets with Vliegwinkel and creation of Travix, with BCD (2011)
acted for the owners of Cheaptickets on the merger with Vliegwinkel and creation of Travix, with BCD, ING Corporate Investments, Bluefield and the owners of Beins Travel Group as shareholders

Investment round in EuroSystems (2011)
acted for EuroSystems on the investment by Main Capital

Founding partner Matthijs Ingen-Housz at INGEN HOUSZ assists with shareholders agreements in the corporate field, winning praise for his negotiation skills. His practice covers M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate matters, acting on behalf of entrepreneurs, financial institutions and multinationals. Interviewees describe him as "very sharp with a calm demeanor, and able to pick up on the little details."'

Chambers & Partners, 2016 Global edition