Partner, NautaDutilh N.V., the Netherlands

Erik Vermeulen specialises in banking law. He has broad experience in acquisition finance, asset based finance, real estate finance and syndicated loans. In addition, he is involved in legal matters, where (economic) calculations play an important role.

Erik has represented clients in a variety of large transactions, both domestic and cross-border. He has advised, among others, ABN AMRO, Deutsche Bank, Dexia, Fortis, GE Commercial Finance, ING, Rabobank, and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

In 1990 Erik graduated in business econometrics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, from which university he also obtained his law degree in 1992, and his doctorate in economics in 1994. He completed the Grotius Academy's postgraduate programme on finance and security rights (cum laude) in 1999 and the postgraduate programme on securities law (cum laude) in 2000.

He joined NautaDutilh in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. Erik is a member of the Dutch Association of Securities Law (Vereniging voor Effectenrecht) and of the E (Banking) and Q (Securities) Committees of the International Bar Association. Erik regularly lectures on financial topics, such as acquisition finance, syndicated loans and the security therefor, and has published on a broad range of issues. In 2006, he published his book Financiering van Overnames about acquisition finance.

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Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance
  • Education

    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Grotius Academy


    Dutch Association of Securities Law (Vereniging voor Effectenrecht), E (Banking) and Q (Securities) Committees of the International Bar Association