Gianluca focuses on cross-border finance transactions with particular expertise in leveraged finance and fund finance. He is often consulted for structuring and documenting of debt finance transactions with an emphasis on leveraged finance and follow-on recapitalisations and other corporate finance transactions. He represents private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, financial institutions and alternative finance providers across all tiers of the debt capital structure.

He has also worked in the firm’s London office where he mainly dealt with asset-backed and structured finance transactions.

Gianluca is recognised in his field of expertise by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe) and The Legal 500.

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Memberships

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The Dutch Bar
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Qualifications

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Post-graduate programme in Financing and Security Rights, Grotius Academy, Nijmegen, 2006/2006
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Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2000

What others say

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Gianluca Kreuze named "Key lawyer" in Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger side
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Gianluca Kreuze named "Key lawyer" in Banking and Finance: Borrower side
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Gianluca Kreuze named "Spotlight" in Transportation: Shipping: Finance
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2022)
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Market sources describe him as "a very smart lawyer who is enjoyable to work with."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2021)
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Gianluca Kreuze is a "solid partner with sector expertise," according to pleased clients. He represents a range of multinational financial institutions in asset financing matters.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2020)
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Gianluca Kreuze has a prominent practice advising investors and financial institutions on cross-border corporate and acquisition financing files.
Chambers & Partners - Global (2020)
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''Gianluca Kreuze leads the acquisition and corporate finance team, and is recommended for his structuring of transactions, particularly in leveraged finance.''
Legal 500 - EMEA (2020)
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Gianluca Kreuze stands out for his attention to client needs, and interviewees highlight that 'he puts energy into the work and is an amiable lawyer'.
Chambers & Partners - Global (2019)
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He is described as 'a very nice guy, hands-on and very fast' by clients, who also praise his technical ability: 'He is clearly on point with no unnecessary work. He is very efficient, very experienced and knows the market'.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2018)
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Gianluca Kreuze

Partner - Attorney at Law

gianluca.kreuze@loyensloeff.com

Dutch, English, Italian

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<p>Gianluca Kreuze, attorney at law, is a member of the Finance practice group. He is co-head of the Private Equity team. His work focuses on domestic and international private equity matters including secured lending.</p>

Gianluca focuses on cross-border finance transactions with particular expertise in leveraged finance and fund finance. He is often consulted for structuring and documenting of debt finance transactions with an emphasis on leveraged finance and follow-on recapitalisations and other corporate finance transactions. He represents private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, financial institutions and alternative finance providers across all tiers of the debt capital structure.

He has also worked in the firm’s London office where he mainly dealt with asset-backed and structured finance transactions.

Gianluca is recognised in his field of expertise by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe) and The Legal 500.