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Jesler Hartman Kok

Jesler Hartman Kok


Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English, German

Jesler Hartman Kok is an advocaat in our Banking & Finance Practice Area Group. Jesler specialises in corporate finance, asset finance and all aspects of ship finance. He advises banks, private equity funds and corporate borrowers.​

Jesler is personally recommended for shipbuilding, ship finance and maritime asset transactions in the Legal 500 directory (2017).

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Jesler Hartman Kok is strong on asset finance, particularly ship finance, and is handling several of the firm's domestic mandates in this area. Rising Star in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Jesler Hartman Kok is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Jesler Hartman Kok is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Relevant experience

  • Represented German lenders in respect of a EUR 137,000,000 real estate portfolio club deal.
  • Represented a Dutch lender in connection with a hybrid corporate and fleet financing for a shipowner in the offshore tug market
  • Represented Dutch senior and junior lenders on the refinancing of a 10 vessel foreign fleet
  • Represented the borrower and taking a lead documentation role with respect to a EUR 66,000,000 newbuild financing for a special project LNG tanker on a private placement basis
  • Represented a U.S. bank in the pre-delivery construction financing of a Dutch registered EUR 220,000,000 superyacht
  • Represented Dutch and Chinese lenders in a club deal for a EUR 70,000,000 lease finance facility with a EUR 30,000,000 accordion feature
  • Represented the borrower in respect of a EUR 60,000,000 asset lease financing facility
  • Represented a Swiss lender in respect of a USD 150,000,000 financing, sale & purchase and delivery of 6 highly advanced anchor handling tugs for a Dutch shipping company
  • Represented a U.S. bank in the EUR 65,000,000 pre-delivery financing for the construction of a Dutch registered superyacht
  • Represented the borrower as lead documentation counsel in respect of a EUR 1,200,000,000 senior multipurpose and multicurrency revolving credit facility with a EUR 100,000,000 accordion feature
  • Represented a Chinese foreign investment bank in relation to a USD 1,000,000,000 revolving credit facility for a Brazilian offshore oil & gas company
  • Represented a pool of lenders in respect of the restructuring and the refinancing of numerous bilaterally financed investment vehicles, funds and single ship companies and the implementation of pooling structures for a vessel pool for a Dutch shipping company in the multipurpose market with a transaction value in excess of USD 800,000,000
  • Represented a Dutch lender in relation to the EUR 50,000,000 financing of an expansion of the fleet of a dry bulk carrier shipping company
  • Represented a Dutch lender in the restructuring of the EUR 60,000,000 financing of part of the fleet of a German shipping company  
  • Represented a U.S. private equity firm in respect of the restructuring, sale & purchase, refinancing and offshore warehousing of a small fleet of distressed dry bulk cargo vessels
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  • postgraduate specialisation course financial law , Grotius Academy
  • Master of Laws, Radboud University
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