Chantal Presilli

Chantal Presilli

Tax Lawyer | Advocaat | Counsel


+31 20 605 64 56
+31 6 2297 8482

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Chantal’s work covers a broad area, including corporate income tax, dividend withholding tax and wage tax. Besides being a qualified tax expert, she is also a lawyer and assists clients with their objections and appeals in tax matters before the tax courts and civil courts. She has also represented clients in several cases before the Dutch Supreme Court. She advises on international restructuring projects, M&A and financing.

Chantal’s professional memberships include the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB) and the Dutch Tax Lawyers Association (NVAB). She is a member of the Tax Bills Committee of the Netherlands Bar, and serves as a deputy judge of the District Court of Noord-Holland.

Chantal is proud of Houthoff’s achievement in being named “Netherlands Tax Disputes Firm of the Year 2021”. 
  • Rising Star
    Legal 500, Tax (2023 Edition)
  • "One client said: 'Chantal Presilli is very good at acting in the sensitive environment with our shareholders, even if our interest are conflicting.'"
    Legal 500, Tax (2023 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Tax (2022 Edition)


  • LL.M. Tax Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • M.Sc. Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • LL.B. Dutch Law and Tax Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Advised European Healthcare Acquisition & Growth Company B.V., a Euronext Amsterdam-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on entering into a business combination with Croma-Pharma GmbH.

  • Advised and represented Argos Wityu on the acquisition of Schenk Tanktransport.
  • Advised Orkla with the purchase of 75% of shares in New York Pizza. New York Pizza is one of the leading pizza chains in the Netherlands.
  • Advised Platinum Equity on Landal GreenParks' sale to Roompot.
  • Assisted GEA in the sale of Royal De Boer Stalinrichtingen B.V. and Japy SAS to Mutares SE & Co. KGaA.
  • Advised Timex Group and its shareholders on the acquisition of a majority interest by The Baupost Group. The existing shareholders of Timex Group retain a substantial interest in the business. Timex Group manufactures and distributes watches under brands as Guess, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Furla and Ted Baker.
  • Represented Agilitas Private Equity Services Limited in the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Armour Holding B.V., the global leading manufacturer of lightweight survivability solutions.
  • Advised BC Partners on the acquisition of Keesing Media Group from Ergon Capital and Mediahuis.
  • Advised Keizerskroon Beheer B.V. with regard to the sale of a majority stake in Easy Sanitary Solutions B.V. (ESS) to Hansgrohe SE.
  • Advisering Keizerskroon Beheer B.V. bij de verkoop van een meerderheidsbelang in Easy Sanitary Solutions B.V. (ESS) aan Hansgrohe SE.
  • Houthoff has advised Torqx Capital Partners on its acquisition of the majority of the shares in Sonic International (Hong Kong) Limited. Sonic International (Hong Kong) Limited and its subsidiaries are active in the business of development, marketing, sale and distribution of professional hand tools and storage solutions systems.
  • Advised Strik Bedrijven Beheer B.V. on the sale of 75% of the shares in Innovative Taste B.V. to Barentz International B.V.

  • Houthoff advised the shareholders (Waterland Private Equity and management) on the sale of the Infradata group to IK Investment Partners
  • Advised Equistone Partners Europe Ltd. on the sale of MPS Meat Processing Systems, the leading company for the manufacturing of slaughtering machines, to Marel for EUR 382 million.

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