Manon van Bijlevelt

Manon van Bijlevelt

Tax Lawyer | Senior Associate


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+31 6 2071 2585

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Manon is a tax advisor in Houthoff's Tax Team. Within the specialisations of value added tax (VAT) and real estate transfer tax (RETT), she focuses on national and international VAT aspects, private equity, fund structuring, mergers & acquisitions and real estate.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Executive MBA (Erasmus University)
  • LL.M. Dutch Law (Cum Laude) (Tilburg University)
  • LL.M. Tax Law (Tilburg University)
  • LL.B. Tax Law (Tilburg University)
  • LL.B. Dutch Law (Tilburg University)

  • Advised Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance Nederland on the carve-out of Findio (a provider of car finance products) out of the CACF Nederland group and the sale of Findio to FCA Bank.
  • Advised and represented Argos Wityu on the acquisition of Schenk Tanktransport.
  • Advised Stellantis N.V. on the legal merger between Peugeot Nederland N.V., Citroën Nederland B.V. and Opel Nederland B.V.
  • Advised a.s.r., a large Dutch insurance company, on the acquisition of VvAA Levensverzekeringen, the life insurance business of VvAA Groep. The life insurance portfolio comprises approximately 18,000 policies. The annual premium income is EUR 28m, and the technical provisions amount to EUR 430m. In addition to a multi-year life insurance partnership, VvAA and a.s.r. also intend to further expand the services to VvAA members.
  • Assisted Heimstaden AB with the indirect acquisition and financing of 9,544 residential units in the Netherlands at a purchase price of EUR 1.4 billion. Through this acquisition, Heimstaden has become the third largest private residential property owner in the Netherlands. This is the largest real estate transaction ever in the Netherlands in terms of the number of housing units.

  • Houthoff – together with Sidley Austin LLP – represented Wex Inc., a leading financial technology service provider, in connection with its planned acquisition of EG Group Limited’s GO Fuel Card business. The Go Fuel Card business is headquartered in Breda, Netherlands with approximately 200,000 proprietary cards in circulation across the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.


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