Marieke Driessen

Partner

Amsterdam

T +31 20 722 2308
M +31 61 195 4470
marieke.driessen@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Marieke specialises in advising on financial transactions in the fields of capital markets, structured finance and banking. She has broad experience in managing international primary and secondary securities offerings, securitisations, repackagings and credit facilities. She also advises on derivatives, financial structures and regulatory matters. She represents large international corporations and financial institutions.

 

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Recent Work
  • advising arrangers and issuers on convertible and bond issues and programmes
  • advising several investment banks, including BBVA, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, UBS and Deutsche Bank on structured finance transactions
  • advising borrowers and lenders on syndicated credit facilities and security packages
  • advising arrangers on securitisations.
Background

Marieke obtained her Masters degree in law from Maastricht University in 1996 and her M.Jur. degree in European and Comparative law from Oxford University in 1997. She also obtained an LL.M. degree from Columbia University in New York in 2001. She has been admitted to the bar in the Netherlands since 1997 and is also admitted to the bar in Italy, New York and England. Marieke is the author of various legal publications and speaks regularly on her areas of expertise, including PRIIPS, MAR and regulatory capital. Marieke Driessen is recommended by Legal 500.