Erik previously worked at ING and NIBC, where he was Head of Corporate Lending and founded the Capitalisation Advisory business. Erik joined Nielen Schuman at the beginning of 2014.
Erik advised on numerous growth and acquisition financing transactions as well as plain vanilla refinancings and more complex debt restructurings. He has arranged transactions up to an amount of EUR 1bn and has a vast experience in private placements, structured finance and commercial real estate. Recent notable transactions include the acquisition of Evenementenhal by Artexis, advisor to H2 and Parenco arranging a large capex facility for conversion of a paper machine, long term financing for Royal Doeksen for two new vessels and the refinancing of Rituals and Kendrion.
Erik received a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Groningen and a Master in International Finance from the Amsterdam Graduate Business School. Erik likes to go for long trail runs in the woods near his home and, as a father of four, enjoys preparing extensive family dinners on the weekends.