The market for property financing has diversified in the aftermath of the crisis. Traditionally a market dominated by the Dutch and German banks, the Dutch real estate finance market has become much more diverse. A number of loan funds have become more active in this market, providing a range of financing solutions that banks may not be able to offer, in particular with respect to real estate financing. Van Doorne’s real estate finance team acts for a number of loan funds currently active in the Dutch market and provides specialist advice matching the specific requirements of these funds. The team stands out by being result-oriented, solution driven, on the ball and by its understanding of what goes on in the Dutch and international property finance markets.
Van Doorne is a well-known name in the Dutch market when it comes to real estate transaction work and has been involved in the large majority of all larger real estate sale and purchase transactions in the Dutch market over the past few years. The team also consciously handles a large number of medium sized transactions that are often the norm in the Dutch market. Van Doorne’s full real estate team, is one of the top 3 largest teams of real estate legal and tax specialists in the Dutch market and houses the full scope of required legal expertise.
Van Doorne houses the only team of finance lawyers on the Dutch market that focusses purely on property (investment and development) financing, acting for most Dutch banks and the large majority of German banks, insurers and loan funds active in the Dutch property finance market. The team has expertise in the full range of property financing transaction work, including: syndicated and clubloans, CMBS, NPL and PL sales and acquisitions, DPO’s, refinancings and restructurings, sell-downs and security enforcement scenarios, senior, mezzanine, high yield and whole loan transactions in Dutch domestic, as well as cross-border portfolio transactions.