Mr Roel Botter > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
JACHTHAVENWEG 121
1081 KM AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Roel Botter photo

Work Department

Finance & Restructuring, Finance, Financial Services, Public sector funding, Financial Institutions, Financial, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Healthcare

Position

Roel has extensive experience in financial transactions. His experience includes acquisition finance, project finance, financial restructuring, structured finance, capital market transactions (debt and equity), asset-backed finance and regulatory matters.

In several independent, international surveys, Roel has been recommended as a banking and finance expert. He frequently writes about these subjects.

Career

Roel has been working at Van Doorne since 1988 and has been a partner since 1996. He managed the Van Doorne London office from 1998 to 2001.

Languages

English and Dutch.

Memberships

Roel is a member of the Dutch Association for Securities Law, the Dutch Commercial Law Association and the International Bar Association.

Education

Dutch Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Tax Law, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Project finance and PFI

Van Doorne houses a construction practice with strong PFI experience, and acts for leading consortia and lenders providing credit facilities to consortia; it also advises on the tenderer side. The group is noted for its track record in the hospital and healthcare financing sector, where practice co-head Roel Botter stands out, and also handles other private financing work for public sector bodies including housing corporations and educational institutions. Fellow practice head Angelique Thiele is recommended for German clients operating in the Dutch market, particularly pfandbriefbanks and insurers.

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Van Doorne‘s finance practice has several strong sector focuses , including healthcare and hospitals, where it is one of the market leaders, leveraged financing, and real estate finance. The firm remains popular with domestic clients, though real estate finance in particular is an area where the firm does act for substantial international clients. Roel Botter is a key contact for public sector financing work and jointly leads the team with property finance specialist Angelique Thiele.