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Jessica Terpstra

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Jessica works at both the London and Amsterdam offices and specialises in international financial transactions, particularly in relation to project and real estate financing. She also advises clients on banking and securities law, in particular with regard to financial regulation. Jessica is a member of the International Bar Association and the Dutch Association for Securities Law.

London: Foreign firms

European firms in London: Benelux

Within: European firms in London: Benelux

Houthoff's Jessica Terpstra and investment management practice group head Oscar van Angeren divide their time between the firm's London and Amsterdam offices. Terpstra specialises in international financial transactions, particularly in relation to project and real estate financing; she also advises clients on banking and securities law. Van Angeren is focused predominantly on the establishment of investment institutions, including private equity,  hedge, real estate and retail funds, as well as funds of funds. Asset management expert Parmiss Mirshekar and banking and finance lawyer Anne Van Heijningen are experienced associates.

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Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Houthoff’s practice is a popular choice for Dutch clients active in a wide range of sectors. Jessica Terpstra advised on the $6bn financing of the merger of CB&I and McDermott. She also assisted Nexperia with refinancing its $800m acquisition financing facility. The practice is headed by the well-regarded Loet Venrooy.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Jessica Terpstra - Houthoff

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Houthoff fields 'a hands-on, practical and knowledgeable’ team, which acts for domestic and international banks. Jessica Terpstra is advising Crédit Agricole, as the lender and arranger, on the financing of the merger of CB&I and McDermott, valued at $6bn. Group head Loet Venrooy is another key name.

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Capital markets: debt

Within: Capital markets: debt

Houthoff’s practice has a strong issuer and investor client base. André de Neve advised Teekay Offshore Partners on the offering of $700m aggregate principal amount of senior notes and assisted Teekay LNG with the offering of up to €172.5m series b fixed-to-floating rate cumulative redeemable perpetual units. Jessica Terpstra is also noted.

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Project finance and PFI

Within: Project finance and PFI

Houthoff handles the financing and refinancing of large infrastructure investments, including wind power projects. Practice head Jessica Terpstra divides her time between the London and Amsterdam offices and specialises in cross-border banking and finance including acquisition and structured finance and bilateral lending. She is leading the team advising the Corneel consortium in connection with the Afsluitdijk PFI project. Michel Klijn and Loet Venrooy are senior members of a team that advised the Standard Bank of South Africa in respect of the project finance and structuring of three solar power plants in South Africa.

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