Pieter Hooghoudt is a senior associate at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and holds LLM degrees from Leiden University and New York University. He specialises in general banking and corporate financing, including bilateral and syndicated loans, asset and acquisition financing and distressed debt restructuring and also has experience in capital markets transactions. Since joining De Brauw in 2011 and before joining the finance practice in early 2013, Pieter was a member of De Brauw’s litigation practice. Pieter was seconded to the corporate affairs team of a leading Dutch bank’s legal department in early 2015 and as a finance legal counsel to a large Dutch corporate’s legal department in 2017.