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Dutch law firm AKD assists WDP (Belgium)

December 2012

Amsterdam, 13 December – Belgian real estate investment company WDP (Euronext: WDP) has strengthened its position in the Netherlands by acquiring a 30 thousand m2 warehouse in the centre of the country from Pon Onroerend Goed B.V. This strategic investment has increased WDP’s Dutch portfolio to 350 million euro and strengthened its position as market leader in the Benelux region.

Mariëtta van Wijk led the AKD team which assisted WDP in the acquisition and consisted of Willemijn Schreuder, Nico Broers, Erik Dans and Machteld de Vries.

The warehouse is located along the A1/A30 highways connecting the capital Amsterdam with neighbouring Germany. Pon, the selling party will finish renovation and construction of the facility after which an affiliate will lease the warehouse on a fifteen year contract.

About AKD:

AKD is a full-service law firm in the Netherlands offering clients the highest level of legal expertise and service across a wide range of sectors and practice areas. The firm's breadth of expertise and extensive network - its own in the Netherlands and with over 50 foreign partner firms abroad - allow it to deliver top-quality legal services to both Dutch and international clients. As one of the largest and longest-established law firms in the Netherlands, AKD has around 200 lawyers and offices in each of the four Dutch economic hubs, and an office in Brussels, Belgium, in order to keep abreast of European regulatory developments.

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