Banking and Finance

Many of our clients, who include banks, pension funds, insurance companies, private equity houses and hedge funds, are active in the financial sector. We continuously strive to enhance our knowledge and understanding of our clients’ business activities and markets and to improve the services we offer them.

Banking and Finance Team

Our team often come from or have been seconded to exactly these kinds of businesses. So their knowledge of these businesses and their regulatory and economic systems is second to none.

The Finance team combines our expertise in specialised fields such as capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, lending, leveraged finance, banking litigation, market abuse and financial supervision and regulation.

Banking and Finance Services

Our Finance team advises on all aspects of financing transactions and financial advice, including the following:

  • Capital markets: issuing bonds, commercial papers, medium term notes, convertibles, warrants, depository receipts and other securities

  • Regulatory banking & finance: anti-money laundering, financial supervision and regulation, private and public offerings of securities, including advice on selling restrictions

  • Financial transactions: (private) bond issues, convertibles, warrants, leveraged and acquisition finance (including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt and high yield bonds), asset finance, various types and forms of derivatives (including interest rate, currency, credit, equity, commodity, insurance and other swaps and options, repos and stock lending

  • Disputes: guidance in different disputes

Banking and Finance Track Records

  • assisting with a cross-border merger of credit institutions with respect to both its regulatory and corporate aspects

  • issuing opinions relating to financial institutions’ implementation of anti-money laundering legislation

  • assisting a Dutch insurance intermediary with the regulatory aspects of setting-up and developing its activities in Belgium

  • advising financial institutions with derivatives documentation

  • advising a financial institution on its corporate structure