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.
Allen & Overy LLP
1077 AB Amsterdam
Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2003
Advising NIBC Bank’s inaugural AT1 issue.
Advising Dutch insurance group ASR’s Restricted Tier 1 issue.
Advising Alliander’s refinancing of a corporate hybrid bond.
Advising Aegon’s SEC-registered 30NC10 Solvency II compliant Tier 2 issue (first SEC registered Solvency II compliant tier 2).
A standout young practitioner playing a prominent role in the debt market, advising on issuances and transactions.
Chambers Europe 2017
Highly capable and personable, very responsive to queries.
Very knowledgeable of capital markets in general.
Highly regarded for advising banks and insurance companies on convertible bond issues, debt programmes and tender offers.
Chambers Europe 2018
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).
News & insights
News: 07 JANUARY 2020
Allen & Overy has advised JP Morgan and Banca IMI and the other bookrunners on a EUR1.679bn issue of four series of landmark project bonds.Read more
News: 06 JANUARY 2020
Christensen moves to the U.S. after 7 years in A&O’s Australian officesRead more
News: 17 DECEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of 25 lenders, including co-ordinators Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") and Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Designated Activity Company ("Bank of America"), on a USD10 billion revolving credit facility for Royal Dutch Shell PLC ("Shell").Read more
News: 04 DECEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers in connection with the offering of USD6 billion sovereign bonds by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China.Read more