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Wouter Jongen is an English and Netherlands law qualified finance partner at Hogan Lovells Amsterdam and has a special interest in (private equity related) acquisition and real estate financings, acting both for borrowers and lenders. During his career, he has spent several years in London (including on secondment at a large investment bank) and Amsterdam developing an in-depth knowledge of the UK and Dutch markets. Wouter frequently lectures in the LL.M. programme on international financial law at both King's College (London) and the University of Amsterdam. Wouter is listed in all relevant legal directories as a 'leading lawyer'.


LL.M, University of London, King's College, 2005 LL.M, University of Maastricht, 2004 LL.B., University of Maastricht


Dutch, English, French and German


Dutch Bar Association

Netherlands: Banking and finance

Asset finance and structured finance

Within: Asset finance and structured finance

Regarded for its ‘expertise in the industry, response time, dedication and precision’, Hogan Lovells International LLP’s finance and capital markets group often acts for Dutch and international financial institutions and corporate clients on complex structured finance transactions and securitisations. The ‘excellentRobert Masman, who is ‘well-known in the Dutch market’, advised ABN Amro and HSBC as joint lead managers on a €574m securitisation transaction by LeasePlan. Masman also led advice to Volkswagen Financial Services on the Dutch aspects of an update of a €1bn asset-backed securities transaction. Masman leads the group jointly with Wouter Jongen, who is English- and Dutch-qualified.

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Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s team is known to ‘deliver seamless service’ across a broad range of financing matters, including corporate lending. ‘Pleasant’ co-head Wouter Jongen is advising Terberg Ros Roca Group on the syndicated financing of its acquisition of Ros Roca Environment, including subsequent corporate restructuring matters. The team is also led by Robert Masman, who specialises in real estate finance transactions.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

The team at Hogan Lovells International LLP is jointly led by Wouter Jongen, who has particular expertise in acquisition financing and debt capital market transactions, and Robert Masman, who specialises in asset-backed structured and real estate financing matters. Jongen acted for Goldman Sachs on the refinancing of US private equity firm Paine Schwartz Partners’ acquisition of Suba Seeds Group. Other clients include ING, ABN Amro and Rabobank.

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Netherlands: Capital markets


Within: Debt

The ‘dedicated, precise’ team at Hogan Lovells International LLP has cross-border capabilities, and acts mostly for financial institutions. Robert Masman, who is ‘easy to work with’ and has ‘good market understanding’, leads the team jointly with Wouter Jongen; Masman advised ABN Amro and HSBC as joint lead managers on a €574m securitisation by LeasePlan Nederland.

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