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Erik-Jan Wagenvoort



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Erik-Jan Wagenvoort



Erik-Jan specialises in leveraged finance. He acts for private equity investors, debt funds and financial institutions in a wide range of domestic and cross border transactions, including broadly syndicated TLB financings and direct lending unitranche transactions.

Erik-Jan also has particular expertise in investment grade and cross over lending, asset backed financing and other structured finance solutions. Based in Amsterdam, he has also worked in the London office.

Erik-Jan has been ranked by Legal 500 as a rising star in the Netherlands for banking and finance.

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Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2009

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Financieel recht

Other noteworthy experience


  • A sponsor on the dividend recap by a unitranche provider and super senior lender.
  • Kartesia on the dividend recap and acquisition facility for HPI Group.
  • A global financial institution as super senior lender on the financing for the acquisition by Blackstone of Desotec.
  • 3i on the financing of various acquisitions in 2021.
  • Waterland on the financing of various acquisitions (club deals and unitranches).
  • Apollo and Ardian Private Debt on the refinancing of the equity bridge for the acquisition by Aquiline Capital Partners of Quintes Holding.
  • KLM on the state supported RCF by a global financial institution, ING Bank, a multinational financial institution and 8 other banks and the subordinated state loan with the Dutch State.
  • Standard Investment and Riedel on the refinancing provided by Barings and a multinational financial institution.