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AMBOS NBGO ASSISTED THROMBOGENICS IN THE WORLDWIDE BIOTECHDEAL OF 2012

The leading Belgian biotech company, Thrombogenics, was honored with the Scrip Award for the "Best Licensing Agreement of 2012" worldwide in the biotech sector. Scrip Awards are the most prestigious international awards in the biotech sector.

AMBOS NBGO ASSISTS IDEALABS WITH SET-UP OF NEW INNOVATIVE FUND STRUCTURE

Ambos NBGO advises and assists Idealabs with the set–up of an innovative fund structure that will operate as one of the first Belgian seed accelerator programs.

AMBOS NBGO ASSISTS BIEZE FOOD GROEP B.V. WITH ITS INVESTMENT IN STAR MEAL NV

Ambos NBGO assisted Bieze Food Groep B.V. with its investment in Star Meal NV, market leader in Belgium in the production and distribution of ultra fresh salads and meals to supermarkets, petrol & train stations, airports and movie theaters.

Bieze Food Groep (www.biezefoodgroep.nl) is one of the largest suppliers in the Benelux of fresh meal components such as salads, uncooked food salads, seasoning blends, dairy products, meat in sauces, allergen-free seasoning blends and potato specialties.

Ambos NBGO assists ThromboGenics in its Commercialization/Licensing Agreement for Ocriplasmin with Alcon/Novartis

Ambos NBGO has assisted ThromboGenics (www.thrombogenics.com) with the preparation and organization of its auction procedure and with the subsequent preparation, negotiation and execution of the Commercialization/Licensing Agreement entered into with Alcon/Novartis for the product Ocriplasmin.

Ambos NBGO welcomes new IP Partner - Bart Vandereeckt

Ambos NBGO is pleased to announce that Bart Vandereeckt has joined the firm. Bart is an experienced IP lawyer with more than 15 years experience. Bart is active in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyright and design rights. He also advises clients on information technology, e-commerce, privacy and market practices.
 

Successful investment and strategic partnership Option NV

Ambos NBGO has assisted Option with its $1.5 million investment and strategic partnership with San Francisco, US, based Autonet Mobile, Inc., a leading provider in in-car connectivity. The partnership will utilize Option's wireless modules and software to deliver the first mobile IP based Telematics Control Unit (TCU) for cars.

New dismissal rules

The Belgian legislator has recently substantially modified the notice periods and severance indemnities which must be observed for salaried employees.

The modifications which have been introduced by the so-called IPA-Act[1], are part of the greater goal of harmonizing the legal status of blue-collar workers and white-collar workers.

In the attached newsletter, we wish to offer you a short overview of the modifications and to reflect on the practical consequences of the new rules for your company.

Ambos NBGO assists in successful share deal

Ambos NBGO assisted a privately held company in the approximately 20,000,000.00 EUR acquisition of the shares of a company engaged in the preparation and sale of spreadable salads, sauces, certain types of ready meals and the related packing business, and the following group restructuring.

 

On Assignment acquires Valesta

Ambos NBGO has assisted On Assignment, Inc., a US based provider of professionals in the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors, with the preparation, negotiation and completion of its acquisition of the Valesta group, a privately owned provider of specialized staffing in the area of clinical research within Western Europe.

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