Sabrina Legerstee Senior Associate
Sabrina Legerstee is a senior associate in the NautaDutilh Capital Markets Group. Sabrina is involved in different equity transactions such as IPOs, SPACs, rights offerings, sell downs and follow-on offerings in Europe and the United States. She also advises on debt offerings such as high yield bond offerings, convertible bond offerings, issuing of short and long-term notes under commercial paper and EMTN programmes as well as the establishment and updating of these programmes.
Recent highlights in which Sabrina had an essential role include assisting:
FEMSA with its partial divestment of its stake in Heineken raising EUR 3.2 billion via an accelerated bookbuild offering and EUR 500 million via an exchangeable bond offering (February 2023).
FairPhone on its EUR 49 million investment round (January 2023).
Pegasus Entrepreneurs SPAC on its EUR 7.2 billion business combination with FL Entertainment (May 2022).
the underwriters in Avantium's EUR 45 million capital raise through a public offering with a priority allocation period, a retail offering and a private placement (April 2022).
the underwriters with argenx' EUR 115 million Nasdaq IPO and 6 follow-on offerings between May 2017 until March 2022, raising a total of over USD 3.5 billion.
the underwriters in Fugro's rights offering (December 2020) and its EUR 82 million offering of new depositary receipts (February 2020).
with setting up and updating various significant parties' debt issuance programmes, euro medium term notes programmes and commercial paper programmes (amongst which Prosus, NWB, Citycon and Mercedes-Benz) (since 2017).
What others say about Sabrina
In the Legal 500 EMEA, clients say "We have worked with Sabrina Legerstee for several years now and she is always a pleasure to work with. She has a commercial approach and always responds in a timely fashion". She has also been praised for her "responsive, diligent and helpful" way of working. Sabrina is ranked as 'Rising Star' in the area of Equity Capital Markets by the Legal 500 EMEA and as 'key lawyer' in the area of Debt Capital Markets since 2021.
After graduating from Leiden University in 2015 with master's degrees in both European Law and Corporate Law, she joined NautaDutilh in the same year. Sabrina spent one year (2018-2019) in the NautaDutilh London office. Sabrina was also seconded as a legal counsel to Uber in Amsterdam in 2019, thereby gaining insights to further strengthen her client focus. Sabrina completed a postgraduate course on Financial Law at the Grotius Academy in 2022.
She is admitted to the Amsterdam Bar.