Jan Willem Möller

Solicitor

Profile

Jan Willem Möller is a Dutch and Hong Kong qualified lawyer who specialises in corporate and commercial work, banking and finance matters and regulatory advisory. His experience ranges from share and asset deals, joint ventures and 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 European legal and tax firm in the Netherlands and Hong Kong. He has been working and living 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. Jan Willem also sits on the Board of Directors of the European Chamber of Commerce.

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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

Memberships

  • The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • The Dutch Bar Association
  • The International Bar Association
  • The Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • The Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (member of the Board of Directors)
  • The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (member of the Board of Directors)