Banking, Finance & Debt Capital Markets

Menno Stoffer
Niek Biegman
Ferdinand Hengst
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A unique selling point in multinational finance and restructuring mandates

Few firms in the Netherlands can match the quality of our people and our leading position across the full range of corporate, asset and project financing, debt restructuring, and debt capital markets. We are universally regarded as a leading finance and restructuring law firm in the Netherlands.

De Brauw London is an integrated, multidisciplinary team dedicated to the design, negotiation and documentation of both general corporate finance transactions and complex high-impact finance transactions. We offer our clients a single point of contact for both the typical finance aspects of those transactions, and on corporate reorganisations, intra-group transfers, the board’s fiduciary duties, insolvency-related advice, and stakeholder management. This integrated approach has proven a unique selling point in recent multinational finance, acquisition finance, and restructuring mandates.

By teaming up with the leading corporate and finance firms in Europe, the United States, and Asia, we offer seamless cross-border services to our clients. The breadth and depth of our legal capabilities in all relevant areas, including corporate, contract, security and insolvency law, and in regulatory matters, ensures that our finance and restructuring team is at the forefront of legal developments in the Netherlands.

Recent Matters

29 May 2021

Technip Energies issues EUR 600 million senior notes

De Brauw advised Technip Energies on the issue of EUR 600,000,000 1.125% senior unsecured notes due 2028. The offering of the Notes was more than three times oversubscribed among a large European investor base. Technip Energies intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes, including the refinancing of a €650,000,000 bridge facility made available to Technip Energies in connection with the spin-off of Technip Energies from TechnipFMC plc, which was completed on 16 February, 2021. The Notes are listed on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
20 May 2021

Novo Nordisk sets up EUR 5 billion EMTN programme

De Brauw advised Novo Nordisk on the establishment of its and its wholly-owned subsidiary Novo Nordisk Finance (Netherlands) B.V.'s EUR 5 billion EMTN programme. The EMTN programme provides a framework for issuance of senior unsecured notes up to an aggregated principal amount of EUR 5 billion.
30 September 2020

COFRA Holding acquires solar energy assets developer and owner Sunrock Investments

De Brauw assisted COFRA Holding in the acquisition of Sunrock Investments. Sunrock develops and manages solar energy projects in the Netherlands and is market leader in the large-scale roof-based solar energy segment, with a strong customer base of logistics and other business property owners. Sunrock fits well in COFRA's portfolio: it is a long-term strategic investment that fits COFRA's mission to be a force for good. The acquisition is also in line with COFRA's own ambitions for the transition to green energy and the reduction of the CO2 content of the portfolio.

The team's pragmatism is underlined by clients, with one referencing its 'evidence- and experience-based input on deal tactics and strategies to achieve our tailored needs'. Another emphasises the practice's foresight, asserting that it has 'a good understanding of the risks involved'.

Chambers Europe, 2021
Chambers Europe, 2021