Stef Plouvier counsels clients on a broad range of Dutch and international tax matters, with particular experience advising on the tax aspects of M&A, private equity, fund formation, and finance transactions. He also has experience with corporate tax planning and with advising on domestic and cross-border tax-efficient structures. Stef also assists clients with multilateral tax controversies and wider tax risk management.
His transaction experience includes: Parker Hannifin in its $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR; Newell Brands in its $16 billion acquisition of Jarden; Avient in its $1.485 billion acquisition of the DSM Protective Materials business; Wabtec in its €500 million Green Bonds Offering; and Diebold Nixdorf in its $700 million and €350 million offering of Senior Secured Notes.
Stef is very engaged in EU and OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) changes, including BEPS (base erosion and profit shifting), ATAD (Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive), State aid, and DAC6 (EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation), and proactively counsels clients on related risks and implications.
Stef teaches tax law at the "Law Firm School," a special division of the Dutch Bar. He also coauthored several articles on Dutch tax law, including on the tax aspects of private equity.
- Maastricht University (LL.M. in Tax Law/Taxation with a specialization in Direct Taxation 2016; LL.B. in Tax Law/Taxation 2014)
- Amsterdam, Netherlands