Osborne Clarke has advised Atradius Insurance Holding N.V. on its sale of Graydon Holding N.V. to Creditsafe Nederland BV (part of Creditsafe Group).
Graydon has been in operation for over 130 years and has been for the last 5 years a 100% subsidiary of Atradius the leading global credit in-surer. Graydon is the market leader in B2B information services in the Netherlands and Belgium, with a strong presence in the UK market as well.
Both Creditsafe and Graydon are focused on providing an integrated business information offering to accelerate the long-term growth and economic stability of their clients. Creditsafe and Graydon together will benefit, and this will drive innovation and grow customer portfolios. Through this deal, Creditsafe will combine its expertise and international coverage with Graydon’s market knowledge and value added analytical services to help both local companies and their global clients to keep on growing their business.
The team at Osborne Clarke Netherlands was led by Partner Geoffrey Beurkens and included Wouter Kok, Nick Staes , Job van der Pol, Jim Margry, Coen Barneveld, Romy van Limpt with the support of David Haex (Belgium office) and Sara Valentine (UK office).
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