Enhancing financial markets offering in Amsterdam

02 May 2017

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded its financial markets group with the addition of Jan-Joost Van Rijsbergen who joins the firm’s Amsterdam office as a partner.*

Jan-Joost joins from Clifford Chance on 01 May 2017. He has experience in debt financing, ranging from corporate loans to leveraged finance and structured finance. He specialises in real estate finance and related areas such as hotel finance, student housing and healthcare finance.

René van Eldonk, head of the firm’s financial markets group in Amsterdam, said: "Jan-Joost appointment demonstrates our continued investment in Europe and the ongoing plans to expand our Dutch practice."

Jonathan Hammond, head of the firm’s international financial markets group, commented: "we are pleased to welcome Jan-Joost to our financial markets group. In under a year we have grown the practice by hiring three dedicated financial markets partners and we continue to invest further in this area."

Erwin Bos and Jeroen Bos were both appointed as partners to the firm’s financial markets group in Amsterdam of last year.

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