Robert Masman

Robert Masman

Partner
Amsterdam

Email robert.masman@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +31 20 55 33 747

Fax +31 20 55 33 777

LanguagesEnglish, Dutch

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Robert Masman acts for clients on securitisation matters, asset-based finance and structured finance transactions and covered bonds issuances. Clients appreciate that he is "knowledgeable and easy to reach" and praise his pragmatic approach.

Chambers Europe 2018 - Capital Markets: Securitisation

Robert is a finance lawyer with extensive knowledge in asset based 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 instituional investors. Robert is involved in various finance industry working groups and alternative lending initiatives.

Awards and recognitions

2020

Banking and finance: Asset Finance and Structured Finance, Netherlands, Leading Individuals
Legal 500 EMEA

2019-2020

Banking and finance: Asset Finance and Structured Finance, Netherlands, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

2019-2020

Banking and finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Netherlands, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

2020

Clients laud Robert Masman as very accurate, very calm in discussions and very pragmatic.
Chambers Global

2019

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s ‘extremely knowledgeable’ practice is headed by Robert Masman and Wouter Jongen. The team specialises in structured finance work, including securitisation, covered bonds, trade receivables financing, asset-based finance and real estate finance and finance linked-derivatives.
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Banking & Finance
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Capital Markets: Debt
Legal 500 EMEA

2019

Robert Masman is praised for his expertise in asset-backed securitisation and covered bonds. According to clients, he is pragmatic, hands-on and technically very good. Another interviewee appreciates that he is easy to approach, adding: He knows market practices and offers great client service.
Chambers Global

2018

The ‘excellent’ Robert Masman, who is ‘well-known in the Dutch market’, advised ABN Amro and HSBC as joint lead managers on a €574m securitisation transaction by LeasePlan. Masman also led advice to Volkswagen Financial Services on the Dutch aspects of an update of a €1bn asset-backed securities transaction.
Legal 500 EMEA

2018

Robert is an expert in his area with outstanding legal skills and industry knowledge. He's provided remarkable service, redefining the meaning of 24/7 availability. He is also a very pleasant person to work with.
IFLR1000

2015

Securitisation, Up and Coming
Chambers Europe

2015

Asset Finance and Structured Finance, The Netherland
Legal500

2016

Securitisation Up and Coming
Chambers Global

2019-2020

Capital Markets: Debt, Netherlands, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions

Education

Leiden University, 1999

Bar admissions and qualifications

Amsterdam

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