1. Eureko B.V. (“Eureko” or “Claimant”) is a Dutch private company with limited liability, having its statutory seat in Amsterdam and its head offices in Zeist, The Netherlands.
2. The group of companies headed by Eureko is a financial services group that offers a range of insurance products internationally, including health insurance, life and non-life insurance, pension products, asset management and banking. Eureko operates in the Slovak Republic through two companies: (i) Union poisova a.s. (“Union Insurance”), incorporated in 1991 by the Government of the Slovak Republic and privatised in 1992, in which Eureko acquired shares in 1997; and (ii) Union zdravotná poisova, a.s (“Union Healthcare”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Eureko incorporated in 2006 and funded by Eureko.1 This arbitration primarily concerns Eureko’s investment in Union Healthcare.
3. Eureko is represented in this arbitration by Marnix Leijten, Rogier Schellaars, Albert Marsman, and Patrick Ploeger of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V., Claude Debussylaan 80, 1082 MD Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and by René Visser and Nynke Hupkens of Eureko B.V.