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Van Doorne advices Bisnode AB in WDM International acquisition
Van Doorne (lead counsel), Cederquist, Salans and Altius all assisted Bisnode AB with advice on the acquisition of WDM International from Greenfield Capital Partners. The value of the transaction has not been disclosed.
The Swedish company Bisnode AB is one of Europe\'s leading providers of business-to-business marketing services and the leading provider of CRM and Direct Marketing services in Scandinavia. By acquiring WDM International, Bisnode aims to make significant progress in the roll-out of its European DM strategy. WDM International has offices in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and the Nordic region. WDM International BV offers employment to some 400 people and last year\'s turnover amounted to €60 million. In October 2006, Koninklijke Wegener NV sold its Direct Marketing division to Greenfield Capital Partners and four members of the management team.
Hugo Reumkens, Pieter van den Brink and Roos van Waaij provided Bisnode AB with advice in respect of the acquisition. Stefan van Rossum and Zafer Tosun provided the Swedish Commercial Banks with advice on financing.
June 7, 2007