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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Capital Markets

2 ranked lawyersBand 2NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-perceived practice with a notable focus on debt and securitisation. Acts for major Dutch financial institutions on international debt and structured notes programmes, as well as offering expertise in green bond offerings. Also represents Dutch corporate entities and state institutions in significant debt issuance matters. Assists with both commercial and residential mortgage-backed securitisation transactions, in addition to advising clients on mortgage lending platforms.

Strengths

The firm's pragmatism is highlighted by clients, with one praising the team as "very practical."

Work highlights

Assisted Heineken as issuer with the update of its EUR20 billion EMTN programme.

Notable practitioners

The "very knowledgeable" Jeroen Bos acts for international financial institutions as managers on mortgage-backed securitisation transactions. His accessibility as a practitioner is acknowledged by clients, one referring to him as "very approachable."

Peter Voorhees represents key domestic banks and corporate entities in issuances, including EMTN programmes and other debt instruments. Interviewees value him as a deal maker, one saying: "He runs transactions smoothly, he's good with clients and works well under pressure." He is admitted to practice in the USA and often assists Dutch clients with matters involving US elements.

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Netherlands

Capital Markets: Debt


Peter Voorhees
Band 2

Capital Markets: Securitisation


Jeroen Bos
Band 1