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Loyens & Loeff

FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100, 1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170, 1008 BD AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Bram Linnartz

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Loyens & Loeff

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Real Estate Practice Group

Position

Bram Linnartz MRE FRICS, attorney at law, has been managing partner of Loyens & Loeff N.V. since October 2018. Together with Thierry Charon he makes up the Executive Board of Loyens & Loeff.
Bram is a member of the Real Estate practice group. He advises on commercial property transactions throughout Europe, real estate M&A, corporate real estate, open and closed-end real estate funds, property finance, joint ventures, and project development. He combines his expertise in the field of M&A with an in-depth knowledge of property law, the property industry and the 'Real Estate Capital Markets'. He is a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, School of Real Estate. Before being appointed as managing partner, Bram served as non-executive chairman of the management board of Loyens & Loeff N.V. He is fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and member of the Master of Real Estate Alumni Association (MRE) and an alumni of the INSEAD Advance Management Programme.

Career

 

 

Languages

Dutch, English, German

Member

Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
Master of Real Estate Alumni Association (MRE)

Education

Real estate investment studies, University of Amsterdam, 2000
Corporate law, University of Nijmegen, 1997
English law, University of Kent, 1994
Dutch law, University of Amsterdam, 1992

 


Netherlands

Construction

Within: Construction

The Loyens & Loeff¬†team is noted for its 'effective communications' and¬†always 'get the job done'. Jurriaan vd Stok¬†'takes the time for critical thinking', while lead partner Bram Linnartz¬†'is dedicated, critical, and provides solutions'.¬†Timo Huisman¬†is another noted practitioner. The group brings together real estate and tax expertise on substantial development projects in the residential, commercial, and energy sectors ‚Äď it advised Astronegy on the development of a large-scale solar park including contractual and permitting issues. The group also assisted a joint venture client on a development comprising office, residential, and commercial buildings.

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Industry focus: retail

Within: Industry focus: retail

Loyens & Loeff is hailed as a 'best-in-class team with broad knowledge and the willingness to take a view'. Lonne Rooseboom, Bram Linnartz and Steven Lucas are the senior partners in the team that advises on large-scale transactions involving retail assets including shopping centre portfolios. It  assisted IEF Capital on a transaction regarding a retail portfolio consisting of 31 department stores, a matter with a price tag of some tens of billions. Other clients include the Blackstone Group, Coolblue and Nike.

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Real estate

Within: Leading individuals

Bram Linnartz - Loyens & Loeff

Within: Real estate

'A major selling point' for Loyens & Loeff¬†'is that the team is huge and has the capacity to deal with the big transactions'. The team is also acclaimed for 'the breadth of its¬†knowledge, its network, and 24/7 mentality'. Lonne Rooseboom¬†leads a practice that includes Wilfred Groen¬†and Steven Lucas, the latter is highlighted for his burgeoning practice and for 'successfully closing all transactions and winning in litigations'. Bram Linnartz, who is also the managing partner,¬† is considered a 'deal maker' and 'one of the best known real estate advisors in the Netherlands'. Linnartz led the team that advised Castlelake on the acquisition of five shopping centres throughout the Netherlands, a deal worth¬†‚ā¨156.5m.

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