Mr Herman Wamelink > Stek > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Leidseplein 29
1017 PS Amsterdam
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Herman Wamelink is a Partner in Stek’s finance group, specialising in large domestic and cross-border financing transactions, acting for both financiers and borrowers. Herman has extensive experience in leveraged finance, project finance and general corporate lending in the mid-market/large corporates segment and has advised on multiple asset based financings. Key clients include ABN AMRO Bank, ING Bank, Rabobank, NIBC, BNG Bank and Deutsche Bank Nederland.


2014, Stek partner 2012, Norton Rose Fulbright, partner 2001, Allen & Overy, counsel 1997, Boekel de Nerée, associate 1995, ABN AMRO Bank


Dutch, English


Netherlands Bar, 1997


Groningen University, Grotius Law Academy

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Stek fields a ‘great’ and ‘very commercial’ team, which is best known for its work on mid-market corporate lending and acquisition financings. Recent highlights include advising Standard Investment on the financing of its acquisition of Riedel from dairy company Friesland Campina, and acting for Boels, a rental company, on its growth refinancing of €2.8m. The ‘excellentMaarten van der Graaf, Herman Wamelink, Frans Haak and Sharon Kaufmann lead the practice.

Netherlands > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Stek‘s team is ‘pro-active and cooperative‘ and ‘thinks in possibilities‘.  Core strengths include corporate lending, healthcare financings and project financings. A major client is Rabobank, which the team advised on an acquisition finance transaction for Avedon of its double acquisition of Visions Connected and Viju. Key names include Maarten van der Graaf, Herman Wamelink, Frans Haak and Sharon Kaufmann, who are heads of team.