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Femke Bierman

Partner

Amsterdam

Bierman Femke
Femke Bierman

Partner

Amsterdam

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.

IFRS1000 ranks Femke as a Leading Lawyer.

News & insights

Covid-19

Publications: 23 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Access to new debt and equity during the corona crisis

Fundamental changes for restructuring and shareholder loans

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Polish regulator proposes stabilisation measures to support the banking sector

The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (the PFSA) has announced the so-called SIP (the Supervisory Impulses Package for the security and development of banks) aimed at supporting the banking sector facing the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The solutions that the PFSA proposed are focused on maintaining a balance between ensuring the correct financial system stability ration and upholding and supporting business activity, in particular maintaining the availability of loans for businesses.

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key considerations for corporates when considering your debt facilities

As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic deepens and a prolonged downturn in financial markets looks increasingly certain, we have been speaking to a number of corporates that are reviewing their banking facilities to ensure they have enough liquidity to weather the storm. If you are considering obtaining additional funding here are some key aspects to consider.

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Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multucurrency loan agreement

News: 12 MARCH 2020

Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multicurrency loan agreement

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of 21 lenders, including co-ordinators Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") and HSBC Bank PLC ("HSBC") on a GBP6 billion revolving credit facility for British American Tobacco ("BAT").

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Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1993

Exempt european lawyer, England and Wales, 2004

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

Academic

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 1994