NautaDutilh as lead counsel to long-standing private equity client Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe (LLCP Europe) assisted LLCP Europe with its sixth direct investment in the Benelux through its acquisition of NMi Certin B.V. (NMi) from First Dutch Innovations (FDI). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

With its origin in the Dutch government since 1937, NMi (“het Nederlands Meetinstituut”) is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe and a trusted brand globally. NMi specializes in type approval & certification, verification & calibration and consultancy services covering a broad range of advice on complex regulations and accreditations. NMi is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has cultivated the industry’s most experienced and knowledgeable workforce.

LLCP is a Los Angeles, California based middle-market private investment firm that has managed approximately $11 billion of institutional capital since its inception across 14 investment funds and has invested in over 85 portfolio companies. LLCP invests in middle market companies located in the United States and Europe. LLCP is currently making new investments through Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, L.P., LLCP Lower Middle Market Fund, L.P., Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe II, SCSP, and Levine Leichtman Strategic Capital, LLC. LLCP has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Charlotte, Miami, London, Stockholm and The Hague.