Robert Masman | Amsterdam | Hogan Lovells

Robert Masman

Partner Corporate & Finance

Languages

English, Dutch

Masman Robert

Robert Masman
Masman Robert
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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‘The team is greatly involved with the relevant case at hand. They look to cooperate with all parties involved but always keep the interest of the client in mind. Their people skills are exceptional. The team’s combined knowledge makes them a leader in this field.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - CAPITAL MARKETS: DEBT

Robert is a finance lawyer with extensive knowledge in asset and portfolio based finance and structured finance, secured lending and capital markets transactions. He also focuses on restructurings of all types of secured and structured financings. Clients include corporates, financial institutions, asset managers and institutional investors. Robert is involved in various finance industry working groups and alternative lending initiatives.

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‘Robert Masman is an excellent lawyer. Very knowledgeable, works fast and concise, whilst having a good commercial understanding of our needs.‘

Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - Banking and finance: asset finance and structured finance

Representative experience

Advised ABN AMRO Bank N.V. in relation to the refinancing of Hiltermann Lease Group B.V.’s revolving credit facility.

Advised ING Bank N.V. as issuer drafting counsel in relation to the issue of covered bonds under ING’s €30,000,000,000 Hard & Soft Bullet Covered Bond Programme.

Advised ING Bank N.V. as issuer drafting counsel in relation to the update of ING’s €45,000,000,000 Retained Covered Bond Programme 2.

Advising Apollo Management International LLP as drafting counsel in setting up a €364,900,000.00 public RMBS Transaction for Athora Lux Invest.

Advising Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. as review counsel in relation to the update of Rabobank's €25,000,000,000 Covered Bond Programme.

Advising Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. and ABN AMRO Bank NV as joint lead managers with respect to the inaugural public financial autolease transaction set up by the Hiltermann Group.

Advised Royal Schiphol Group N.V. as issuer counsel in relation to the update of Royal Schiphol Group N.V. ‘s €5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme as guaranteed by Schiphol Nederland B.V.

Credentials

Education
  • Leiden University, 1999
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Amsterdam
Court admissions
  • Dutch Courts

Recognition

Robert Masman is well known for advising clients on large covered bond programmes and also assists with securitisation transactions. He has particular experience in RMBS and buy-to-let mortgage loan deals, representing issuers, investors and arrangers.

Chambers Global

2023
Leading individuals - Netherlands > Banking and finance: asset finance and structured finance

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Banking and finance: asset finance and structured finance - Netherlands

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Banking and finance: Borrower side - Netherlands

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - Netherlands

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Capital markets: debt - Netherlands

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Insurance – Netherlands

Legal 500 EMEA

2023
Robert Masman is well known for advising clients on the creation of securitisation programmes and the issuance of covered bonds

Chambers Global

2022
Robert Masman has in-depth knowledge of the market and finance law in general. He seeks to cooperate with all parties within a transaction to obtain the best possible outcome for his client

Legal 500 EMEA

2022
The team is greatly involved with the relevant case at hand. They look to cooperate with all parties involved but always keep the interest of the client in mind. Their people skills are exceptional. The team’s combined knowledge makes them a leader in this field.

Legal 500 EMEA

2022
Banking and finance: Asset Finance and Structured Finance, Netherlands, Recommended

Legal 500 EMEA

2022
Clients appreciate that Masman has the ability to act very practically and quickly while remaining precise.

Chambers Global

2021
Banking and finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Netherlands, Recommended

Legal 500 EMEA

2020
Banking and finance: Asset Finance and Structured Finance, Netherlands, Leading Individuals

Legal 500 EMEA

2020
Capital Markets: Debt, Netherlands, Recommended

Legal 500 EMEA

2020