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  Jonathan Heeringa



Jonathan is a partner in our capital markets team based in Amsterdam. He is experienced in both debt capital markets and asset-backed financing transactions. Jonathan has published articles on the European securitisations and co-authored part of The Banking Regulation Guide 2017 (Thomson Reuters, Practical Law).

Jonathan advises across the spectrum of financial instruments, including convertible bond issues, debt programmes and drawdowns, liability management transactions (exchange offers and tender offers), securitisations, covered bond issues, corporate hybrid issues and regulatory capital issues by banks and insurance companies. Clients particularly praise his “good communication skills and experience in different topics”, asserting that “his execution is brilliant”. He is recommended in Legal 500. Jonathan is fluent in English and Dutch.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2003

Published work

Author of eAlert “EBA publishes its advice on a European framework for qualifying securitisation”.

Author of article “Liability Management” in the 2012 anniversary book for the Dutch Financial Law Society (Vereniging voor Financieel Recht).

Co-author of a section in Banking Regulation Guide 2017 (Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law).

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Experience highlights


EUR300m: Dutch insurance group asr’s Restricted Tier 1 issue 

USD800m: Aegon’s SEC-registered 30NC10 Solvency II compliant Tier 2 issue (first SEC registered Solvency II compliant tier 2)
EUR200m: NIBC Bank’s inaugural AT1 issue
EUR500m: Alliander’s refinancing of a corporate hybrid bond


Other experience

KPN on a tender offer for EUR1bn outstanding notes and a new notes issue of EUR1.25 bn.
The joint lead managers on the USD575m Tier 2 notes issuance by VIVAT.
Credit Europe Bank on its EUR150m Tier 2 notes issuance.
ABN AMRO on its divestment of a portfolio of non-performing loans to Attestor.
FrieslandCampina on the establishment of its EUR1bn Euro Commercial Paper Programme.
The joint lead managers on up to appr. 20 separate issues annually by Nederlandse Waterschapsbank under its EMTN Programme.
ING and the other joint lead managers on two separate issues by ING Groep of Tier 2 Notes, listed on Euronext Amsterdam.
Liberty Global and group companies on two issues of high yield notes.
Morgan Stanley and the other joint lead managers on the EUR1bn Additional Tier 1 Note issue by ABN AMRO.
Royal Ahold Delhaize on the establishment of its EUR1bn Euro Commercial Paper Programme.
​Royal Ahold Delhaize on its inaugural issue of EUR750m 0.875% (notes due September 2024, listed on Euronext Amsterdam).
RNTS Media on the issue by it of EUR50m 5% Senior Convertible Bonds, listed on the Frankfurter Freiverkehr Market.
Wolters Kluwer on the issue by it of EUR500m 1.500 per cent (notes due 2027, listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange).




“a standout young practitioner playing a prominent role in the debt market, advising on issuances and transactions” Chambers Europe 2017

“highly regarded for advising banks and insurance companies on convertible bond issues, debt programmes and tender offers. One commentator enthuses that he is "knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with," while another source describes Heeringa as "diligent, a clear communicator and he always understands our objectives." Chambers Europe 2018
“Highly capable and personable, very responsive to queries.” IFLR1000
“Very knowledgeable of capital markets in general.” IFLR1000

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