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Ellen Cramer-de Jong

Partner

Amsterdam

Ellen Cramer-de Jong

Partner

Amsterdam

Ellen heads the Allen & Overy Amsterdam Investment Management team. Her main practice areas are private equity funds and other investment institutions and advising on investment and custody agreements. Ellen has a thorough background in regulatory, securities and corporate law. She specialises in the legal structuring of these funds, whether regulated or non-regulated funds, and the implementation of these structures. Ellen advises financial institutions, funds and asset management companies on the regulatory, securities and corporate law aspects of their activities.

Furthermore, she advises investors around the world on participating in private equity, infrastructure and other alternative asset class funds. Ellen and her team advised on the setting up and implementation of a market-to-market first flexible cross-border asset-pooling scheme and a landmark joint-venture between one of the largest Dutch pension funds and a global construction services enterprise. She has experience in assisting the initiators of Dutch and foreign UCITS or non-UCITS funds on obtaining the required licences from the Dutch authorities or on the notification procedure to the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. Ellen has published various articles on regulatory issues in the Dutch investment management market. She is a member of the Securities Law Association.

According to the 2019 edition of Chambers Europe Investment Funds, clients describe her as a "very practical and knowledgeable lawyer who works efficiently towards the goals" 

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Publications: 20 October 2022

Great Fund Insights: The European long-term investment fund (ELTIF) Review

A further step towards the retailisation of alternative investment funds in Europe.

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Publications: 08 December 2021

AIFMD Review - what is changing for depositaries and what has been parked for now?

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Publications: 03 December 2021

Great Fund Insights: AIFMD Review Proposal Published: What are the key takeaways for asset managers?

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Publications: 15 June 2020

Great Secondaries – Liquidity from PE and other illiquid asset fund investments

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Office

Amsterdam

Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

Civil Law Notary, Netherlands, 1995

Registered foreign lawyer, England and Wales, 2009

Academic

BBA (Nijenrode University) , Economics and Notarial law (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)