An overview of noteworthy deals and cases handled by THALES

  • Thales Tax pleaded before the Court of Justice of the European Union an important case regarding the deferral of Definitively Taxed Income (DTI) in the context of mergers (Valérie-Anne de Brauwere)
  • Thales IP represented a Belgian phytopharmaceutical company in the context of a longstanding patent violation case brought against it by the patent holder. The result obtained was 30 million euros of damages for the client to be paid by the firm which supplied the products that were covered by said patent and the guarantee by the same firm of all sanctions against the client as they had resulted from the wrongful actions of the supplier (Grégory Sorreaux)
  • Thales Corporate represented Nabtesco Corporation, a listed Japanese company, and its subsidiary Pacraft, a leading manufacturer of packaging machinery in Japan, in the acquisition of Engilico Group, a provider of innovative packaging seal inspection technology in Belgium (https://www.nabtesco.com/pdf/67183655448e6ee86dd253220231fcd7.pdf , https://www.engilico.com/nabtesco-acquires-engilico-group-seal-inspection-systems-producer-for-food-pet-food-packaging/) (Alexis Wochenmarkt, Maïlys Dessain)
  • Thales HR and Corporate assisted a French company specialised in the identification and location of rightful heirs with the acquisition of its Belgian counterpart enabling the client to broaden the scope of its activities in Belgium (Olivier Scheuer, Alexis Wochenmarkt, Maïlys Dessain)
  • Thales Corporate represented the shareholders of a Belgian group specialised in the distribution of pharmaceutical products in Africa in the context of the sale of a majority participation to a French counterpart active in the same sector (Alexis Wochenmarkt)