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Adam Abou Habaga

He proved to have mastered an understanding of our business in a short amount of time, allowing him to provide tailored advice.
Legal 500

Adam Abou Habaga concentrates on corporate and acquisition debt finance, with a strong background in structured finance and asset-based lending, particularly in transactions that integrate corporate and asset-based elements. He brings a wealth of experience as deal captain on each of these type of financing transactions, acting for all types of lenders (including traditional financial institutions and private credit funds), private equity investors and large (listed) corporates.

He has been on a client secondment with one of the leading banks in the Netherlands.

Professional QualificationsAdvocaat admitted with the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten


  • Advising HEMA’s works council in connection with the comprehensive financial restructuring to deleverage HEMA’s capital structure
  • Advising various lender groups and borrower groups on the restructuring of the existing finance package, including the introduction of (Dutch State guaranteed) GO-C Facilities in light of liquidity shortfalls as a result of COVID-19
  • Advising two Term/RCF Lenders and two ABL Lenders in connection with the acquisition/ABL financing combination provided to the Wasco group, now part of Gilde Equity Management's portfolio
  • Advising the relevant lenders in connection with the financing of the Nederlandse Energiespaarfonds, a special purpose fund set up to stimulate home owners (and related associations) taking energy reduction and sustainable measures for their respective properties in The Netherlands
  • Advising Gilde Equity Management in connection with the financing of the Actief Interim Group provided by various lenders (including various Belgian banks and institutional investors)
  • Advising HPS Investment Partners in connection with the financing of the acquisition by Bencis Capital of Fit4Free
  • Advising a consortium of three lenders in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Unica Group by Triton, as well as the subsequent add-on acquisition of Nsecure by Unica Group
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers and senior lenders in connection with the senior/mezzanine financing of the acquisition of Main Energie by Audax
  • Advising Lone Star on the acquisition, together with its consortium partner J.P Morgan, of the Dutch bank Propertize with a balance sheet of approx. EUR4 billion
  • Advising FMS Wertmanagement in connection with the sale of a cross-border loan real estate portfolio to Goldman Sachs
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Grotius Academy, 2017
  • Law Firm School, 2016
  • University of Amsterdam, Master of Laws, LLM, 2012

    University of Amsterdam, Bachelor of Laws, LLB, 2009