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Capital Markets Department

Netherlands
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What the team is known for Boasts a thriving cross-border practice in conjunction with its international network, receiving particular praise for advising international financial institutions as underwriters' counsel on secured note offerings. Offers additional expertise acting for issuers of both fixed and floating rate bond programmes. Represents major listed entities in multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring matters. Also a strong choice for ECM mandates, acting as underwriters' counsel on IPOs, as well as assisting businesses with equity capital raising.

Strengths One client highlights that the team manages it resources well and adds that the lawyers "do a really good job."

Work highlights Represented ING as issuer in its offering of USD1.25 billion convertible capital securities.

Notable practitioners


Alexander Harmse
is praised by sources as "a really good ECM lawyer." He has enviable experience acting for underwriters on public equity offerings. He has additional expertise representing financial sector clients in mandates connected with convertible bonds.

Sources describe
Menno Baks
as "a rising star" in the capital markets practice. He assists a wide range of clients, including international financial institutions and businesses, with debt offers, as well as acting on IPOs and equity capital raisings.

According to clients,
Pim Horsten
is a "top choice for banks." He acts for an array of domestic and international financial institutions as underwriters and issuers on bond issuances, including assisting with green bonds.