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Jeroen Timmermans

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Jeroen specializes in corporate and finance transactions, with a special focus on (international) transactions concerning the leasing, acquisition, sale, and financing of a variety of aircraft types (commercial aircraft, business jets and helicopters). His clients include aircraft leasing companies, financiers and operators. Furthermore, Jeroen has advised on the acquisition, sale and joint ventures of a number of airlines.


2005: Partner Stek; 2002: Partner NautaDutilh.


Dutch; English


European Air Law Association; International Bar Association


University of Amsterdam (fiscal economics); University of Nijmegen (Netherlands law and notarial law)


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Noted for its β€˜excellent industry knowledge, practical, thorough advice and great value for money’, Stek’s six-partner practice β€˜never fails, even when the deadlines are very tight’. Jeroen Timmermans advised the shareholders of Nuts Groep on the sale of their 50% stake to Waterland Private Equity, and Dierik Cras assisted Simpel with purchasing all shares in Simpel held by De Hoge Dennen Capital, and selling a minority stake in Simpel to Parcom Capital.

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Within: Transport

Stek’s β€˜swift, client-focused, well-connected and trustworthy’ department provides β€˜to-the-point advice’. Aviation is its key strength: Jeroen Timmermans and senior associate Laetitia Kunst-den Teuling acted for Mass Jet Lease on its repossession of a Fokker 100 aircraft from Denim Air ACMI, and its lease of said aircraft to BEK Air.

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Netherlands: Banking and finance

Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Stek’s β€˜very responsive’ practice often handles mid-market corporate lending and acquisition financings. Highlights included advising Transdev on its refinancing transaction with ING and BNG, as well as various financing issues. The team includes Maarten van der Graaf, Sharon Kaufmann, who made partner in 2017, and Jeroen Timmermans. Clients also recommend β€˜dependable leveraged finance lawyers’ Frans Haak and Herman Wamelink.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

Rated by clients as β€˜consistent’ and β€˜good to work with’, boutique firm Stek often handles corporate lending, healthcare financings and project financings. Recent highlights include advising ABN Amro on a number of bilateral acquisition financings. Key names include Maarten van der Graaf, Jeroen Timmermans and Sharon Kaufmann.

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Netherlands: Energy


Within: Transactional

Stek’s department provides β€˜practical, thorough, to-the-point’ advice to β€˜very tight deadlines’. The β€˜amicable, thoroughly knowledgeable’ Reijnoud Homveld, who leads the practice, advised Stedin on its €610m purchase of Delta Netwerkgroep from PZEM. Jeroen Timmermans is also recommended.

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