Jan Willem Möller

Registered Foreign Lawyer


Jan Willem Möller is a Dutch lawyer who specialises in corporate and commercial work and banking and finance matters. His experience ranges from share and asset deals, joint ventures and leveraged buy-outs to different types of domestic and cross-border finance transactions and advisory with a strong focus on secured lending and leveraged finance. Jan Willem has broad international experience and exposure to a large number of high-profile international clients and deals.

Prior to joining Tanner De Witt Jan Willem was associated with a leading continental European legal and tax firm. He has practised as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong since 2012. Educated in the Netherlands and Canada, Jan Willem speaks English and Dutch and has a good grasp of French and German.

Jan Willem is a member of the Board of Directors of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the chairman of its SME Committee.

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Experience and Key Cases

  • Advising an undisclosed borrower on a EUR 480 million refinancing of a Dutch real estate portfolio
  • Advising a major Dutch construction company on a EUR 680 million forward start credit facility
  • Advising a leading international engineering firm  on the restatement of existing credit facilities and the addition of new facilities in two currency tranches valued at EUR 150 million and USD 360 million
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on the refinancing of its portfolio company Dutch supermarket chain C1000
  • Advising Shipyard De Hoop on the financing of five off-shore vessels for a Mexican oil company
  • Advising corporate services provider Intertrust on its financing arrangements in connection with the acquisition of the group by Blackstone
  • Advising Trinseo chemical group on its bank financing arrangements, bonds issuance and IPO
  • Advising Joh. A. Benckiser on the restructuring of its credit facilities
  • Advising CHC Helicopters on the refinancing of the group’s credit facilities
  • Advising a Hong Kong property developer on the issuance and listing of dim sum bonds on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Advising Shuanghui International (currently WH Group) on its USD 4 billion credit facilities in connection with the acquisition of US hog producer Smithfield
  • Advising a bidder in the controlled auction of Nuon Energy, a leading Dutch utility company
  • Advising Bain Capital in its acquisition of Dow Chemical’s Styron division
  • Advising Heineken Holding and its major shareholder, L’Arche Green (family Heineken), in the corporate restructuring of Heineken in connection with its acquisition of FEMSA Cerveza
  • Advising General Atlantic in the divestment of its majority share in GlobalCollect, a global payment services provider
  • Advising Sun Capital on the restructuring of the Neckermann Group
  • Advising Wanda Group on its EUR 1 billion acquisition of Infront Sports & Media, the international sports marketing company
  • Advising Brookfield, PSP Investments, APG Asset Management and Arcus Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition structure and financing of their EUR 3.5 billion acquisition of TDF’s telecom business in France
  • Advising RRJ Capital on its EUR 750 million pre-IPO cornerstone investment in Dutch insurer NN Group
  • Advising Anchor Equity Partners on several of its fund and deal structures
  • Advising a major Asian private equity fund on its >USD 500 million bid for a Dutch target in the automotive industry
  • Advising Baring Private Equity Asia on several of its fund and deal structures
  • Advising Baring Private Equity Asia on the acquisition of corporate services provider Vistra
  • Advising Baring Private Equity Asia on the acquisition of corporate services provider Orangefield
  • Advising KKR & Co on several of its fund and deal structures
    Advising The Carlyle Group on several of its fund and deal structures


  • International Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong – Board of Directors and Chairman of the SME Committee