We provide perspective in complex money cases dealing


Lenders and borrowers face a constantly evolving and increasingly complex debt and financial market, with stricter capital requirements, European regulations and codes of behaviour posing new challenges.

BarentsKrans’ Finance practice group is well-recognised and counsels a diversified group of national and international clients in the financial sector, including financial institutions, banks, insurance companies, private equity houses, hedge funds, debt funds and other investors, as well as large multinationals and corporations, as well as (family-owned) companies and start-ups.

We capitalise on our years of experience and are able to assist across almost the full legal spectrum of finance and financial restructuring matters, including the following:

  • Acquisition / leveraged finance

    Our finance team advises on a range of (international) transactions and are well-experienced in assisting in all forms of financing arrangements. Our deep understanding of our clients’ business and the integrated cooperation with our M&A team gives us a strong position to support our clients in their particular financial needs.

  • Asset-based finance

    Our finance team assist clients in complex (international) asset-based financing and leasing structures. Our practice focusses on the financing of specific assets as well as the financing of asset portfolios.

  • Debt capital markets

    Our finance team regularly advises clients to raise funds through the trade of debt securities, such as corporate bonds (whether investment grade or high-yield). Clients benefit from our extensive experience in assisting them in achieving financing for all types of businesses.

  • Financial regulation

    BarentsKrans’ finance team guides clients through the many regulatory, risk management and compliance issues they may encounter in a growingly complex financial market. We have ample experience in advising clients on all areas of business that may be affected by financial supervision and regulation.

  • Financial restructuring

    Our finance and restructuring team provides financial restructuring advice, namely in national and international debt restructuring, security enforcements, distress debt plans and insolvencies. Read more on our page for restructuring and insolvency.

  • Fund finance

    Our team is very experienced in assisting in a wide range of issues related to financing of investment funds. The team has represented lenders and borrowers on a full spectrum of fund finance products and have a deep understanding of the legal issues in fund finance transactions.

  • Project finance

    Our team has collaborated with our clients on a number of projects. We guide our clients through the project process from planning, contracting and financing. The team offers first-rate counsel and legal services to lenders, borrowers and sponsors and fully understand the commercial and legal opportunities and risks shaping the project finance sector.

  • Real estate finance

    Our finance team works closely with our real estate division and has advises both lenders and borrowers in a wide range of property investment and development financings. The team has advised on complex national and international transactions where security over real estate was created.

  • Transportation finance

    Our finance team is highly experienced in guiding clients through (international) financing issues regarding transportation means, such as ships, aircrafts and rolling stock. With our teams understanding of the industry and the underlying assets, they are able to offer tailored advice and solutions for their clients.

Our work ranges from (ad-hoc) legal advice and providing legal opinions, to assisting our clients through (international) finance transactions and restructurings.

Our approach

Because of the combination of legal and notarial expertise, we are able to offer our clients integrated and tailored solutions. Furthermore, in adjacent legal matters our team can rely on BarentsKrans’ other practice groups.

With applying our expertise, we always take into account your economic context. We provide you that align the objectives of your company.

Cross-border partnerships

We often work in close partnership with firms in various other countries. The international nature of our practice makes us an attractive partner for international financing matters involving Dutch law aspects.

Covid-19 team

To assist our clients on any questions they may have in the light of the measures against COVID-19, we have assembled a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including on the topic of financing. If you have any queries in that regard, please visit our COVID-19 page for more information.

Do you need advice or assistance on (international) financing or financial restructuring? For those and all other financing issues, you can come to us. Get in touch with one of our legal specialists and we will be happy to assist you.


‘The hands-on approach together with their up-to-date knowledge of the market.’Legal 500, 2022

‘Thorough legal knowledge applied to the case.’Legal 500, 2022

‘Great team around banking and finance partner Jason van de Pol. Dedicated team, very thoughtful and detail oriented but at the same time super practical and responsive. Real deal makers, love to work with them. You always feel like first priority!’ – Legal 500, 2021

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