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Europe Guide 2022
Netherlands Banking & Finance
3
Band 3

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Stek

Stek is a Dutch boutique firm which represents domestic and foreign financial institutions, as well as domestic and foreign lenders and investors, on a regular basis in mid market (club deal) in all types of financings transactions (such as acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, asset based finance and health care finance). In addition, Stek specializes in financing transactions for large corporates. The work also includes advising on restructurings of these financings (or assisting banks or corporates with financings of businesses which were the subject of a successful turn around). Finally, Stek has developed extremely close and well-established working relationships with large international law firms. As a result, Stek is the pre-eminent Dutch boutique firm active in international financing transactions.

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Netherlands
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Stek represents both borrowers and lenders on a range of financing matters. The team assists with acquisition financing, refinancing, corporate financing and COVID-19 recovery financing. The law firm has experience in a variety of financing methods, including unitranche financing, mezzanine finance, asset-backed lending, revolving credit facilities and bridge financing. Team members also have experience in project finance mandates.

Work Highlights

Provided by Stek
  • Acted for the CED group on its unitranche refinancing as part of its acquisition of Eurexo.

Notable Practitioners

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Frans Haak
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Frans Haak
2
Band 2

Frans Haak acts for borrowers on refinancing and acquisition financing transactions. He also has experience advising lenders on revolving credit facilities.

Herman Wamelink
N
Herman Wamelink
2
Band 2

Herman Wamelink assists clients with corporate and acquisition financing, frequently representing borrowers. He also offers notable experience in unitranche financing mandates. Additionally, Herman Wamelink often acts for lenders on project finance mandates in the renewable energy space.

Sharon Kaufmann
N
Sharon Kaufmann
4
Band 4

Sharon Kaufmann assists lenders with term loans and revolving credit facilities. She also acts for borrowers on corporate finance mandates and asset-based lending.

Ranked Lawyers at
Stek

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Banking & Finance

Frans Haak
2
Frans Haak
2
Band 2
Herman Wamelink
3
Herman Wamelink
3
Band 3
Sharon Kaufmann
4
Sharon Kaufmann
4
Band 4
Banking & Finance: Project Finance

Herman Wamelink
2
Herman Wamelink
2
Band 2