Tax Lawyer | Advocaat | Associate
Laurens specialises in tax law, with a focus on corporation tax and international taxation. He also advises companies on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and the Multilateral Instrument (MLI). Laurens is a member of the Netherlands Bar Association.
Qualifications & Experience
- LL.M. Tax Law (VU Amsterdam)
- LL.B. Law (VU Amsterdam)
- LL.B. Economics and Business Administration (University of Amsterdam)
Houthoff advised Redefine Properties Limited (listed on Johannesburg Stock Exchange) and European Logistics Investment B.V. (ELI) on the sale of 46.5% of the shares in ELI to Madison International Realty and 2% of the shares in ELI to Griffin Real Estate. Houthoff worked in close collaboration with Rymarz Zdort (formerly Weil, Gotshal & Manges) on this matter.
Houthoff advised, together with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Tele2 AB in connection with the exit from its joint venture with Kazakhtelecom. The net proceeds to Tele2, after deducting the existing earn-out liability, will be USD 169 million.