Jessice Terpstra

Jessica Terpstra

Advocaat | Partner

Contact

+44 207 422 50 42
+44 793 250 73 92

Languages

Dutch
English

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Jessica works at both the London and Amsterdam offices and specialises in international financial transactions, particularly in relation to project and real estate financing. She also advises clients on banking and securities law, in particular with regard to financial regulation. Jessica is a member of the International Bar Association and the Dutch Association for Securities Law.

  • "Jessica Terpstra is valued by clients for her 'technical knowledge, client service and savviness.'"
    Chambers Global, Banking & Finance - Netherlands & UK (2019 Edition)
  • Foreign expert for Netherlands
    Chambers Global, Banking & Finance - UK (2019 Edition)
  • Expert based abroad in UK
    Chambers Global, Banking & Finance - Netherlands (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Banking & Finance: Borrower Side (2019 Edition)
  • Leading Individual
    Legal 500, Banking & Finance: Lender or Arranger Side (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets: Debt (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Project Finance and PFI (2019 Edition)
  • "Jessica is great: she combines strong technical legal skills with pragmatism, is always very responsive and, above all else, is a pleasure to deal with."
    Chambers Global, Banking & Finance (2018 Edition)
  • Foreign Expert for the Netherlands
    Chambers Global, UK - Banking & Finance (2018 Edition)
  • "Clients say she is 'good at overseeing the whole picture, translating that and linking the various elements together. She is loyal but not afraid to confront or challenge the position of the client'."
    Chambers Global, Europe, UK - Banking & Finance (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Banking & Finance: Borrower Side (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Banking & Finance: Lender or Arranger Side (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Project Finance and PFI (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets: Debt (2018 Edition)
  • Foreign Expert for the Netherlands
    Chambers Global, Banking & Finance - UK (2017 Edition)
  • "She is good at overseeing the whole picture, translating that and linking the various elements together. She is loyal but not afraid to confront or challenge the position of the client."
     
    Chambers Europe, Banking & Finance: Project Finance (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Capital Markets: Debt (2017 Edition)
  • "The ‘quick, practical, reliable’  Jessica Terpstra is 'particularly active in the space' of Capital Markets and she is a 'key figure in the team' of Banking and Finance."
    Legal 500, Banking and Finance (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Project Finance and PFI (2017 Edition)
  • Houthoff has advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in 2Connect and its (indirect) Romanian and China based subsidiaries from its founder.

  • Advising Van Oord on its new € 400 million revolving facility agreement.
  • Advised, jointly with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Deutsche Bank AG as administrative and collateral agent on a major syndicate refinancing for Owens-Illinois, one of the world’s leading glass-packaging manufacturer. The deal consisted of a USD 300 million revolver, a USD 600 million multicurrency revolver, a USD 600 million term loan facility, a EUR 278 million term loan facility and a USD 300 million delayed draw term loan facility.
  • Currently advising one of the consortia on its bid for the IJmuiden Sea locks PPP. The IJmuiden sea locks are the biggest sea locks in the Netherlands, providing access to the Amsterdam harbour. This project will be the first large scale wet infrastructure PPP in the Netherlands (and the world), with an expected value of roughly EUR 750 million.
  • Advising TMF on its € 65 million tap issue of its 2012 bond issuance. This notes issue consisted of € 45 million senior secured notes and € 20 million senior notes in addition to its original € 405 million notes issuance. TMF is a leading global provider of high value business services to clients operating and investing globally.
  • Advising Ardshinbank on its € 100 million high yield notes issue and credit facility.
  • Advising Motherson on its additional € 100 million high yield notes issue and several additional bilateral credit facilities.
  • Advised the OpenIJ consortium, consisting of BAM, Volker Wessels, DIF and PGGM, on the EUR480 million + financing of its successful bid for the new sealocks at IJmuiden. This matter is particularly significant because when completed, these will be the largest sealocks in the world. Also, the IJmond project is the first large infrastructure PPP project in the Netherlands to reach financial close.
  • Advised the winning bidder, consortium Noaber18, consisting of DIF and VolkerWessels on the financing of the PPS-project N18 ‘De Nieuwe Twenteroute’.
  • Advised LM Wind Power on its additional issuance of NOK475 million senior secured floating rate due 2020 and its credit facilities. These notes were issued in addition to it EUR130 million notes due March 2019.
  • Advised Goodyear on its EUR 250 million eight year high yield senior unsecured notes issuance. Goodyear is a market leader in the manufacture, distribution and sale of tires for global distribution markets and engages in automotive, vehicle parts, rubber and polymer-related businesses.
  • Advised Entertainment One on its GBP285 million senior secured notes issuance and amended credit and guaranty facility. Entertainment One is a leading international entertainment company specialising in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content.
  • Houthoff advised JAC Capital and Wise Road Capital on the financing regarding the acquisition of the Standard Products business unit from NXP.
  • Houthoff advised Stichting Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds voor de Bouwnijverheid (BpfBOUW), the fourth largest pension fund in the Netherlands, managing assets of approximately EUR 55 billion, on several legal matters concerning its relationship with APG. The advice pertained to, among other things, the legal documentation of the asset management, fund management and fiduciary and other advisory services provided by APG to BpfBOUW on an ongoing basis.
  • Advising a consortium on its bid for the Beatrixkolk riverlock PPP project. Houthoff has been actively involved in the market consultation for the locks projects in the Netherlands and has been advising on bids for the three pilot lock projects, as well as for the larger Sea lock projects such as Ijmuiden sea locks (see below). These projects are unique since it is the first time that DBFM contracts are being applied on large wet infrastructure projects.