Advocaat | Counsel
Daan specialises in the establishment and restructuring of investment institutions and advises real estate managers, pension finds and other institutional investors on discretionary and fiduciary asset management and asset pooling. He also advises on capital market transactions involving domestic and foreign investment institutions. In addition, Daan assists foreign investment funds, asset managers and institutional investors on the laws and regulations governing financial institutions in the Netherlands.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
- LL.M Law (University of Groningen)
Houthoff advised GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on the joint venture agreement with Equinix for more than USD 1 billion to develop and operate hyperscale data centres in Europe. The joint venture will acquire two operational data centres in London and Paris and plans to futher develop data centres in Amsterdam, Frankfurt (two sites) and London. Houthoff was co-counsel to Kirkland & Ellis on this transaction.
Advised CBRE Global Investment Partners, part of one of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment companies, on setting up a Dutch fund targeting European co-investment and joint venture strategies, having raised a total of USD 840 million of equity sourced from six investors.