Mrs Angelique Thiele > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
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Work Department

Finance & Restructuring: Finance, Loan Funds, Private Equity Real Estate; Property Financin


Angelique is part of the Financing team. Working from the Amsterdam and London offices, she assists with national and international property and project financing transactions. She also advises on the acquisition and sale of credit portfolios (commercial, ‘bad bank’) and restructuring solutions for property loans. Angelique is a highly experienced specialist in Dutch and cross-border secured financing transactions.
Angelique acts for Dutch and foreign banks and other financial institutions, (special) servicers, investors and large and medium sized companies as a legal advisor, negotiator and transaction manager on domestic and cross-border finance transactions, with an emphasis on property and project financing transactions (syndicated and clubloans, CMBS, restructurings, sell-downs, loan portfolio sales). Angelique has a PhD in Dutch, English and German banking law.


Dutch, English


Angelique has a PhD in Dutch, English and German Comparative Law, Radboud University Nijmegen, 2003 and a Master, Dutch and European Law, Radboud University Nijmegen, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

(Leading individuals)

Angelique ThieleVan Doorne

Van Doorne has a particular capability in real estate and development finance transactions, with 12 practitioners focusing on this area. Elsewhere, the firm’s workload covers leveraged finance/corporate lending, hospital financing, sub- and non-performing loan portfolio sales, asset-based lending and debt restructurings. Stefan van Rossum and Angelique Thiele jointly lead the practice, which is highly active in cross-border transactions, and generates a strong flow of work from Dutch, German, US and UK banks. It also has a strong profile among Dutch and international non-bank lenders, such as insurance companies and loan funds. Van Rossum and Anneloes van Uhm recently acted for VTB Bank as lender and arranger on the £3.7bn financing of Nova Resources’ acquisition of shares in Kaz Minerals Plc by way of a public offer.

Netherlands > Project finance and PFI

(Leading individuals)

Angelique ThieleVan Doorne

Known for project finance work related to real estate projects, Van Doorne’s experience also covers project development, construction, commercial and residential property transactions, as well as lease, tax, finance and refinance issues. The firm has a track record in transactional, advisory and disputes work in the area, as well as matters arising from zoning and environmental law. Another core strength for the practice is PPP and PFI deals. Angelique Thiele specialises in the field of real estate and development financing, and co-leads the team with Roel Botter, who focuses on public sector financings, particularly in the healthcare and education sectors.

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Complementing its work for lenders, Van Doorne generates work from borrower-side clients such as private equity houses, real estate funds and Dutch/international investors, as well as public sector entities. One of the names to note at the firm is Stefan van Rossum, whose expertise includes leveraged finance, project finance and asset-based lending. He co-heads the practice with Angelique Thiele, who specialises in real estate and development finance. In a recent highlight, Thiele led the advice to prime German real estate fund Patriza on facilities obtained from ING and other lenders for the purpose of refinancing its existing residential portfolio and an office conversion. Leveraged finance expert Roel Botter is also recommended.