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Rutgers & Posch

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Managing Partner: Gerard Endedijk
Number of partners: 12
Number of lawyers: 38
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Rutgers & Posch is an independent firm located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The firm was founded by partners from leading international firms. All lawyers are recognised experts in the fields of corporate, finance and insolvency, commercial, employment and litigation. With their experience, expertise and vision, they are able to come up with real and practical solutions to the clients’ legal issues.

Main Areas of Practice:
The firm has acted for clients in the following cases:

Bank & Finance:
■ ABN AMRO Bank on €60m, €250m, €250m, €350m, €540m and other syndicated and bilateral facilities: Kees Westermann
■ BNP Paribas on various senior and mezzanine loan facilities to Dutch borrowers: Kees Westermann
■ Business Lease Group on pan-Central European €130m syndicated loan facility: Kees Westermann
Key Clients: ABN AMRO Bank, AutoBinck, BNP Paribas, Business Lease, Ford Credit Europe Bank, Icon Real Estate, KBC Bank, Lloyds Bank, Schiphol Airport, Van Lanschot Kempen
Contact: Kees Westermann
Tel: +31 20 891 3922
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets (Equity):
■ ABN AMRO Bank, Morgan Stanley and other underwriters on IPO of Basic-Fit: Robert ten Have
■ BE Semiconductor Industries on convertible bond issues: Hendrik Jan Schimmel and Robert ten Have
■ SGG as trustee on convertible bond issues by BAM and Fugro: Robert ten Have Key Clients: Besi, Euronext, ABN AMRO Bank, Morgan Stanley, SGG Contact: Robert ten Have Tel: +31 20 891 3937 Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets (Securitisation):
■ Van Lanschot Kempen on its €5bn conditional pass-through covered bond programme: Kees Westermann
■ New mortgage bank on setting up market-first covered bond programme Danish-style: Kees Westermann
■ Automotive originators on their conduit securitisations: Kees Westermann
■ Rating agencies on covered bonds and securitisations: Kees Westermann
Key Clients: BNP Paribas, Bovemij, Business Lease, DBRS, Euronext, ING Bank, Moody’s, Schiphol Airport, Van Lanschot Kempen, Van Mossel Groep
Contact: Kees Westermann
Tel: +31 20 891 3922
Email: [email protected]

■ Euronext on acquisition of minority stake in EuroCCP, The Irish Stock Exchange and majority stake in Company Webcast and iBabs: Robert ten Have
■ Veolia Environnement on acquisition of Van Scherpenzeel Groep, a recycling company: Matthijs van den Broek
■ The shareholders on sale of Assistance Software to Unit4, a portfolio company of Advent: Matthijs van den Broek
Key Clients:
E Euronext, Accell Group, Crédit Agricole, BNP Paribas, Veolia Environment, TravelBird, IPN Holdings, Bovemij Verzekeringsgroep, BE Semiconductor Industries, uniQure
Contact: Bas Visée
Tel: +31 20 891 3903
Email: [email protected]

Employment Pensions & Benefits:
■ Two major public broadcasters on employment aspects of their merger: Dirk Jan Rutgers
■ Employment agency on employees’ claims regarding salary payment during holiday: Inge de Laat
■ Various companies on remuneration and pension for top management: Tijmen Noordoven
Key Clients: Euronext, Talpa, Scholle-IPN, TMF
Contact: Dirk Jan Rutgers, Inge de Laat
Tel: +31 20 891 3942
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Healthcare & Life Sciences:
■ Zorg van de Zaak on several acquisitions in healthcare sector, including of Ra-Medical, a privately held obesity clinic: Matthijs van den Broek, Anouk Jagt
■ OLVG on corporate spin-off of laboratory business: Matthijs van den Broek and Anouk Jagt
■ Philadelphia Zorg on financing and quality of healthcare: Dirk Jan Rutgers, Anouk Jagt
■ Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis on acquisition by Erasmus MC: Dirk Jan Rutgers, Matthijs van den Broek
■ uniQure, a NASDAQ-listed biotech company, on its accelerated book build offering: Robert ten Have, Hendrik Jan Schimmel Key Clients: OLVG, Admiraal de Ruyter Ziekenhuis, Zorg van de Zaak, Philadelphia Zorg, Spaarne Gasthuis and uniQure
Contacts: Matthijs van den Broek, Anouk Jagt
Tel: +31 20 891 3907
[email protected], [email protected]

■ Chubb on insurance coverage re cross-border fraud: Gerard Endedijk and Karen Harmsen
■ Property insurers on major floods of Amsterdam hospital complex: Gerard Endedijk
■ Generali in tort litigation re spray polyurethane foam insulation: Gerard Endedijk
■ Allianz regarding various long term contracts: Gerard Endedijk
■ Allianz in various high-end insurance cases: Gerard Endedijk and Maarten Vink
Key Clients: Allianz, Generali, Atradius, Chubb, HDI-Gerling, AIG, Travelers, Atradius, Achmea, ABN AMRO Bank, ING Bank
Contact: Gerard Endedijk
Tel: +31 20 891 3902
Email: [email protected]

Investment Funds:
■ Dutch pension funds on restructuring of infrastructure fund: Lennaert Posch
■ Real estate asset manager Orange Capital Partners in setting up various investment structures: Lennaert Posch
■ Cordaid on incorporation and governance of separate investment funds: Lennaert Posch Key Client: PGGM, Orance Capital Partners, Cordaid, Anterra Capital Contact: Lennaert Posch
Tel: +31 20 891 3905
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Atradius on recovery actions: Gerard Endedijk
■ ING Bank in various recovery litigation: Karen Harmsen
Key Clients: Atradius, PPG, City of Amsterdam, SNCF, Moët Hennessy, ING Bank, Allianz
Contact: Gerard Endedijk
Tel: +31 20 891 3902
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:

■ Icon Real Estate on acquisition and sale of Atrium (Amsterdam): Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Kees Westermann
■ Icon Real Estate on acquisition of New Babylon (The Hague) and Central Post (Rotterdam): Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Kees Westermann
■ Icon Real Estate on disposal of multiple properties to, amongst others, Merin and M7 Real Estate: Hendrik Jan Schimmel
■ ABN AMRO Bank and ING Bank on €19m real estate facility: Kees Westermann
Key Clients: Victory Advisors, Icon Real Estate, Orange Capital Partners,, CERN Pension Fund, AG Real Estate, KBC Bank, ABN AMRO Bank, ING Bank
Contact: Hendrik Jan Schimmel
Tel: +31 20 890 3906
Email: [email protected]

■ European subsidiaries of US company on restructuring: Karen Harmsen
■ ING Bank and FCE Bank on client insolvency matters: Karen Harmsen
■ Dutch and international banks on restructurings of loan facilities: Kees Westermann
Key Clients: ING Bank, FCE Bank, Commerzbank, ABN AMRO Bank
Contact: Karen Harmsen
Tel: +31 20 891 3929
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring/Insolvency: Administration

�� Court appointed trustee in Indover Bank: Karen Harmsen
Contact: Karen Harmsen
Tel: +31 20 891 3929
Email: [email protected]