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Sharon Kaufmann

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Stek

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Finance

Position

Sharon Kaufmann is a partner in Stek's finance group. She specializes in banking and finance with a focus on hospital financing, project financing and real estate and asset based financing transactions. Key clients in this area are ABN Amro Bank, BNG, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank and Rabobank. Before she joined Stek in 2012, Sharon was an associate in the banking & finance and insolvency departments at Houthoff Buruma. Sharon regularly teaches, amongst others in the field of insolvency law.

Career

2012: Stek (partner since 1 July 2017); 2006: Houthoff Buruma

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Netherlands Bar, 2006

Education

University of Amsterdam (UvA), Grotius Law Academy (Finance and security rights)


Netherlands: Banking and finance

Asset finance and structured finance

Within: Asset finance and structured finance

At boutique firm Stek, the ‘consistently good’ and ‘pragmatic’ team specialises in asset financing transactions for domestic and foreign financial institutions and investors. Highlights included acting for Deutsche Bank and Rabobank on the asset financing of The Greenery. The team also has experience in acting for banks on hospital financing matters. Frans Haak, Herman Wamelink and Sharon Kaufmann jointly head the practice.

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Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Stek’s ‘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 ‘dependable leveraged finance lawyersFrans Haak and Herman Wamelink.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

Rated by clients as ‘consistent’ and ‘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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