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Loyens & Loeff

FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100, 1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170, 1008 BD AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Loyens & Loeff, Marco de Lignie, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Marco de Lignie

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Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Investment Management Practice Group

Position

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.

Languages

Dutch and English

Member

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.

Education

Tax law, University of Leiden, 1987


Netherlands

Investment funds

Within: Leading individuals

Marco de Lignie - Loyens & Loeff

Within: Investment funds

Loyens & Loeff's team has, according to one client,¬†‚Äėan¬†excellent level of expertise,¬†better connections with local tax and financial markets authorities than many others' and is 'very experienced and up-to-date on international and cross-border issues'. ¬†Marco De Lignie¬†leads the group.¬†Mark Van Dam, recently promoted partner¬†Michiel Beudeker¬†and senior associate¬†Vilmar Feenstra¬†are also noted.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Loyens & Loeff‚Äôs group is rated for its ‚Äėtop-notch Dutch tax advice‚Äô and is a key name for transactional tax matters. Marc Klerks¬†led advice to Carlyle on its acquisition, as part of a consortium, of the special chemicals division of AkzoNobel, valued at ‚ā¨10.1bn. Bartjan Zoetmulder¬†and Ynze van der Tempel¬†assisted Lone Star Funds with the tax aspects of its acquisition of a retail and residential portfolio consisting of 77 retail properties and 90 residential properties across the Netherlands from Dela Real. Other key names include¬†Harmen van Dam,¬†Marcel Buur,¬†Marco De Lignie¬†and Fred van der Leije, who advises on private wealth matters. Margriet Lukkien¬†is notable for her international tax advice.

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