Joep focuses on investment management structures and fund formation and is active both on the GP and LP side. He represents AIFMs, fund-of-funds and other asset managers on their alternative investments which may be structured as funds, managed accounts or similar ‘tailored’ investment structures. He also has broad experience on more complex IM transactions such as continuation funds, spin-outs and acquisitions of IM groups or teams (carve-outs). On the GP side Joep represents primarily Dutch and Luxembourg based managers active in a variety of asset classes including infrastructure, real estate, renewable energy and VC. On the LP side clients include the main Dutch pension funds, multi-family offices, banks and insurance companies.

He has practised several years abroad in amongst others the Loyens & Loeff offices in New York, Luxembourg and Singapore and is a frequent speaker on the topic of investment management and is active within the Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP) and the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate (INREV).

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

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Qualifications

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Corporate law (post-graduate course), Grotius Academy, 2006
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Dutch civil law, University of Amsterdam, 1998

What others say

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"A very strong and dedicated lawyer with a healthy commercial attitude and a pragmatic approach to solutions."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2023)
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Joep Ottervanger named "Leading individual" in Investment Funds
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Joep Ottervanger named "Practice head" in Investment Funds
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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‘Joep Ottervanger: always available. Quick and sharp.'
Legal 500 - EMEA (2022)
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‘The practice leader Joep Ottervanger is one of the very best in the Dutch Investment Funds advisory business. Always available, extensive knowledge, hands on and internationally experienced, he brings the extra mile to his clients facilitating smart solutions. Under the lead of Joep Ottervanger the Investment Funds practice is a service orientated and solutions driven team with in depth knowledge on the investment funds market.’
Legal 500 - EMEA (2021)
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Joep Ottervanger

Partner - Attorney at Law

joep.ottervanger@loyensloeff.com

Amsterdam

Dutch, English

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<p>Joep Ottervanger, attorney at law, heads the Loyens & Loeff Investment Management Practice and has 20+ years’ experience in the Private Equity and PE Real Estate fund space.</p>

Joep focuses on investment management structures and fund formation and is active both on the GP and LP side. He represents AIFMs, fund-of-funds and other asset managers on their alternative investments which may be structured as funds, managed accounts or similar ‘tailored’ investment structures. He also has broad experience on more complex IM transactions such as continuation funds, spin-outs and acquisitions of IM groups or teams (carve-outs). On the GP side Joep represents primarily Dutch and Luxembourg based managers active in a variety of asset classes including infrastructure, real estate, renewable energy and VC. On the LP side clients include the main Dutch pension funds, multi-family offices, banks and insurance companies.

He has practised several years abroad in amongst others the Loyens & Loeff offices in New York, Luxembourg and Singapore and is a frequent speaker on the topic of investment management and is active within the Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NVP) and the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate (INREV).

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