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  Femke Bierman



Femke specialises in banking law with a focus on syndicated lending, corporate financing, public bid finance and leveraged finance. She has acted for both banks and borrowers and on domestic and cross-border deals. In addition, she has experience in restructuring.

Chambers Global 2017 describes her as follows: "She always tries to advise on what she thinks is best for you and her drive is fantastic."

Chambers Global 2014 describes her as follows: "Team head Femke Bierman receives outstanding feedback for her work in the finance field. Clients commend her negotiation skills, "determination to work to a solution" and knowledge of the market: "She knows all the parties and how to get the deals done." Her recent highlights include advising ING and Rabobank on the financing of Gilde's public bid for TMC Group."

IFRS1000 ranks Femke as a Leading Lawyer.

EMEA 2013 quotes: Department head Femke Bierman has ‘such broad knowledge and experience, and has the solution to the most difficult queries’.


Advising ING and Rabobank on the financing of the public bid on TMC Group N.V. by Gilde.

Advising Deutsche Bank, ING and Rabobank on the financing of the acquisition of Gusto MSC from SBM Offshore by Parcom.

Advising Gilde on the leveraged financing of the public to private of Teleplan International N.V.

Advising Jumbo Groep Holding on the financing of its acquisition of C1000 by means of a syndicated facility arranged by ING Bank, Coöperatieve Centrale Raifeissen-Boerenleenbank and ABN AMRO Bank.

Advsing Rabobank Rotterdam and Delta Lloyd Levensverzekering and ASR Levensverzekering on a EUR34m facility agreement and EUR54m facility agreement respectively, to be made available to Cogas Kabel B.V.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1993

Exempt european lawyer, England and Wales, 2004

Academic qualifications

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 1994

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