Clifford Chance LLP

Capital Markets Department

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What the team is known for Esteemed debt offering, regularly advising multinational corporate issuers on a range of debt products. A strong choice for highly complex and innovative regulatory issues, including hybrid bonds. Also assists with IPOs and accelerated book building transactions. Boasts a strong securities practice, advising on both residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, as well as derivatives matters. Clients include leading international and domestic banks acting as underwriters' and issuers' counsel.

Strengths One client stresses in particular that the team is "very good on bond issuances and DCM transactions," describing the lawyers as "seasoned and very familiar with the business and they know exactly what they're talking about."

Another opines that the team's "quality level is very high," adding that "the lawyers are very bright people who are close to the market with a high standard of work."

Work highlights Assisted Deutsche Telekom with several notes issuances.

Notable practitioners

Han Teerink
is admired by the market for his role assisting clients with matters relating to IPOs and share capital transactions. His clients include substantial domestic companies and international private equity houses.

Hans Beerlage
offers expertise assisting leading Dutch-based businesses with equity matters in connection with IPOs and share capital transactions. He is recognised in the market as a key figure with a substantial corporate client base.

Hugo Van der Molen
is "really approachable" and "always responds quickly," according to one happy client. He advises a host of clients, including both domestic and international financial institutions on the issuance of bonds and other debt products. He also assists multinational companies as issuers.

The "stellar"
Jurgen van der Meer
is revered by clients for his leading expertise on debt capital markets work. He advises a host of corporate clients on the placement of senior notes and hybrid bonds, as well as acting for financial institutions as arrangers' counsel.

Tineke Kothe
advises clients on debt issuances, including both fixed and floating rate senior notes. She acts for corporate clients as issuers' counsel and for financial institutions as arrangers and underwriters.