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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" 

News & insights

Authorising your holding company

Publications: 16 APRIL 2021

Authorising your holding company

Certain UK incorporated holding companies of banks and investments firms will, for the first time, be required to obtain PRA authorisation in 2021. 

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Lines of coloured lights

Publications: 15 JUNE 2020

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

Looking beyond Covid-19, investors want to understand how they can reshape their private equity and illiquid asset fund portfolios. 

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Great Expectations – IBOR transition for Funds and Asset Managers

Publications: 08 JUNE 2020

Great Expectations – IBOR transition for Funds and Asset Managers

Fund and asset managers will need to carefully consider the impact of the IBOR transition on their business and take action significantly before the end of 2021 to enable them to properly prepare. 

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Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: NAV issues in open-ended real estate funds

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government lockdowns have brought intense volatility both to financial markets and the real economy, and a sharp return of challenges that confronted asset managers…

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Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

Kandidaat notaris, Netherlands, 1995

Registered foreign lawyer, England and Wales, 2009

Academic

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