Mr Marco de Lignie > Loyens & Loeff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Investment Management Practice Group


Marco J. de Lignie, tax adviser and partner, is a member of the Investment Management practice group and is actively involved in the Private Equity team of Loyens & Loeff. He is specialised in all domestic and international tax aspects of fund formation and management participation, and acts frequently as tax counsel in private equity buyout and venture capital transactions. Amongst his clients are most of the renowned Dutch private equity houses.


Dutch and English


Marco is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Bar Associations (IBA). In addition, he is counsel in tax matters to the Dutch Venture Capital Association (NVP), and is Chair of the Tax Committee of Invest Europe, where he has been an active member for many years, representing the Netherlands.


Tax law, University of Leiden, 1987

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Tax

At Loyens & Loeff, the group has a core focus on international tax services, corporate tax services, investment management, private wealth, indirect tax, and employment tax. Jan Bart Schober is a key name for employment-related taxation. Margriet Lukkien advises multinationals and sovereign wealth funds on Dutch corporate tax and dividend tax aspects. For tax matters related to real estate, Bartjan Zoetmulder is the key name to note while Marco de Lignie frequently acts as tax counsel in private equity buyout and venture capital transactions. ‘Calm expert‘ Marc Klerks is the key name for funds matters. Ynze van der Tempel, Harmen van Dam, Marcel Buur, Arco Bobeldijk and domestic tax affairs specialist Fred van der Leije are also recommended.

Netherlands > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Marco de LignieLoyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff provides a wide range of services for clients operating in the funds space, with recent instructions involving fund formation, restructuring, and fundraising. Practice head Marco de Lignie‘s practice centres primarily on the tax aspects – domestic and international – of fund formation and management. Mark van Dam is a key contact for alternative investment funds and private equity clients, with a particular focus on clients based in the US, as he is dual-qualified, while at the more junior level, fund formation and investment management arrangement specialist Vilmar Feenstra is emerging as a notable practitioner, having been made partner at the beginning of 2020.