Profession
Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in 1990
Partner since
1999
Expertise
Finance, Capital Markets, M&A
Languages
Dutch, English, French, German
Education
University of Amsterdam and New York University

Niek is resident partner of De Brauw London. He specialises in corporate finance with a particular focus on banking, restructuring, capital markets and hybrid instruments. Niek has a broad transaction experience in finance and capital markets, and regularly advises corporates, investment banks, financial institutions and private equity investors, and works with leading independent law firms on cross-border transactions. He is also a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Chambers comments: “he is excellent at mediating when there is a deadlock in negotiations. He is very diplomatic and creative in finding solutions, which is very constructive.

Niek’s recent work includes advising:

  • Fugro on its placement of EUR 190 million subordinated convertible bonds
  • Takeaway.com on its EUR 378 million IPO on Euronext Amsterdam
  • Imtech on the EUR 2.1 billion reset of terms of its credit and guarantee facilities and US private placement notes
  • Fugro on the temporary covenant reset of its EUR 775 million revolving credit facilities and USD 890 million US private placement notes
  • Rabobank Nederland on its exchange of EUR 6.4 billion Membership Certificates

'Niek Biegman gets things done.' - Legal 500