Osborne Clarke has advised activpayroll Ltd., a leading company and prominent player in the field of payrolling, human resources and global mobility services, on the purchase of the entire issued share capital of (i) LIMES international B.V. and (ii) MILES international payrolling B.V. The LIMES and MILES are known for their excellence in providing tax, compliance advice, and global mobility services and are now under the full ownership of Payroll.


The acquisition is set to bolster activpayroll's global mobility services while adding substantial expertise in tax and compliance advice. The addition of LIMES/MILES to the activpayroll group signifies a significant step in activpayroll's quest to expand its services and capabilities in the ever-evolving global human resources and mobility sector. The newly formed cooperation follows the growing demands of businesses for integrated and expert solutions in payroll management, human resources, tax compliance, and global mobility.  The synergy that this acquisition will bring, allows them to offer an even more comprehensive suite of services to clients worldwide.


The Osborne Clarke team was led by partner Geoffrey Beurskens, who was assisted by associates Angela Saldanha, Casper Schnepper and Deniz Xinyi Bussing (Corporate/M&A). Other key members of the Osborne Clarke team who assisted on the transaction are Arlette Peer and Eveline Leijen (Notarial), Juliet de Graaf, Anka Langedijk and Piet Lange (Financial Regulatory), Axel van der Staak and Marlinde Klein Ganseij (Banking & Finance), Coen Barneveld Binkhuysen, Sophie den Held, Gianna Hendriks, Philippe Helder (Tech, Media and Communications), Joanne Zaaijer, Dewi Harkink and Doddy Wolfs (Data Protection), Jim Margry, Sabine van Baren and Luuk Molendijk (Employment), Casper Bos and Loet Malcorps (Real Estate), Job van der Pol, Cees Graafland and Aram Hovanesjan (Tax) and Hadrien Chef, Tonya Aelbrecht, Karen Calvo Vleugels, Fran Claes, David Haex, Vinciane Rysselinck, Sofia Ballesteros Garcia and Florence Verhelst (all Osborne Clarke Belgium).


Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team is considered a go-to practice for many companies in the Workforce Solutions sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs. 

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