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Vincent Bettonville has been a partner in the Banking & Finance section at AKD in Amsterdam since 2008. Formally the head of the Amsterdam office, Vincent leads the Finance and Structuring department since 2015. He has a broad financial practice but focuses on assisting clients in operational, asset, acquisition and project finance transactions, including LMA style (syndicated) loans and security arrangements, and on restructurings. In addition to advising on financial transactions, Vincent has a substantial corporate practice in which he advises international clients in tax-driven structures. Vincent also advises in relation to financial and corporate laws of Curacao. Vincent has over twenty years of experience (most of which were spent living and practicing law in New York) in advising international clients, in particular European, U.S. and South American clients, as well as large domestic clients. Vincent graduated from Utrecht University in private law and international law with honors (cum laude) and has followed post-doctoral training at Oxford University. Vincent is a member of AKD’s legal opinion committee, and a member of the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association. His most recent transactions include: • assisting a large group of noteholders in connection with the restructuring of a US based NYSE listed multinational that specializes in manufacturing of composite materials and coatings; • assisting a UK based and internationally active real estate investment fund in various financings and portfolio investments and divestments; • assisting a Dutch company operating in the field of logistic services in acquiring a credit facility from two internationally operating banks; • assisting a Brazil based NYSE listed multinational chemical corporation on various financings and corporate structuring operations; • assisting a large Dutch based multinational engaged in cutting and packaging of fruit and vegetables on various acquisitions, restructurings and financings; • assisting a Dutch multinational in acquiring a participation in a European construction company; • assisting a U.S. based multinational company active in the packaging industry, in obtaining an operational facility from a Dutch-lead syndicate of banks; • co-coordinating the off-shore restructuring of a U.S. based and NYSE listed company active in the field of agricultural products; • assisting a large Dutch cleaning services company in obtaining an operational facility from a syndicate of Dutch banks; • assisting a French bank, in its extension of credit to an international energy company based in the Netherlands. IFLR1000, edition 2017, recommends Vincent as Leading Lawyer. A previous edition of this legal listing of financial leading lawyers in the world stated about Vincent: "Vincent Bettonville at AKD helped us in securing a deal, it wouldn't have happened without him being involved - he was very good in highlighting danger areas, we are happy with the level of expertise at this firm.” Chambers’ edition 2017 ranks Vincent as ”Foreign legal expert”.

Vincent Bettonville

Vincent Bettonville





Lawyer; Partner

+31 88 253 5210


+31 6 46 70 07 46




Banking & Finance; Corporate / Structuring

Restructuring, financing and securities







Banking & Finance

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