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Helena Sprenger

Helena Sprenger

Partner

Helena Sprenger is the resident partner in Houthoff Buruma's New York office and advises clients, including many large international corporations, institutional investors and financial institutions, in the context of structured finance, corporate finance, cross border M&A transactions and international capital markets transactions. She also has a particular expertise in high-value assets financing and (the restructuring of) cross border lease transactions. Helena not only advises under Netherlands law, but also under the laws applicable in the Dutch Caribbean, including Curaçao, Aruba and Suriname. She has extensive experience in coordinating large multinational teams working together in multi-jurisdictional finance transactions. Helena was before joining Houthoff Buruma in 2012 a partner of a leading global law firm where she headed the Dutch law practice in New York until starting her own practice in 2009.

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h.sprenger@houthoff.com
New York



Recent Matters

  • Oct 2014

    Houthoff Buruma advised Trafigura on a USD 3.5 billion financing provided by a syndicate of banks led by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Societe General and Natixis.

  • Aug 2014

    Houthoff Buruma, together with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, advised JPMorgan and a syndicate of banks in a USD 2 billion aquisition finance of the entertainment group AMC Networks.

  • Jul 2014

    Houthoff Buruma advised the sellers of Polytex Environmental Inks, with factories in the US and the Netherlands, on the sale to a private equity investor.

  • Jun 2013

    Houthoff Buruma advised Wells Fargo on the asset based refinancing of the Colt Defence group, leading designer, developer and manufacturer of small arms and weapons systems for the U.S. Military.

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Chambers Global (Banking & Finance, 2014 Edition)

Helena Sprenger is a key partner at Houthoff Buruma's New York office. She advises on the Dutch legal aspects of asset finance, structured finance and corporate loan deals.


Chambers Global (USA, Banking & Finance, 2014 Edition)

Helena Sprenger of Dutch law firm Houthoff Buruma is singled out by sources for her superb talents in handling cross-border financings and leasing transactions involving both US and Dutch jurisdictions and clients. "She is a very nice person to work with," say clients, and is "very experienced."


Chambers Global (General Business Law / Curaçao, 2014 Edition)

This Amsterdam-based team is formed of partners Helena Sprenger and Oscar van Angeren, as well as senior associate Bouke Boersma. The team is best known for advising lenders on export prepayment finance agreements, assisting lenders and borrowers with syndicated credit facilities, handling investment funds and advising corporations on Curaçao corporate law. Sprenger is the main point of contact for the desk.


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