Eric Klein Hesseling Partner

Eric Klein Hesseling


  • Gymnasium β
  • Tax law, University of Amsterdam

General focus

  • M&A Tax, transaction services, transaction structuring
  • (Inter-)national reorganizations
  • Withholding tax, (corporate) income tax, real estate transfer tax
  • Outsourcing of multinational tax compliance
  • US based corporates and their US outbound activities
  • Sector focus: TMT, Sustainability, Innovation

Significant experience

  • Advised on various (cross border) mergers, joint ventures in media, technology and manufacturing
  • Advised on transfer of European HQ of a US based clothing company to the Netherlands
  • Responsible for tax due diligence investigations in private equity, media, technology, temp agencies and real estate
  • Advised on the implementation of various employee participation schemes, such as stock option plans, carried interests and stock appreciation rights
  • Advised on tax aspects of listing Dutch company on the Amsterdam stock exchange and advised its shareholders
  • Advised on the (re)structuring private equity and venture capital funds
  • Advised on (tax)structuring of start-ups in IT, Media, Telecom and Entertainment
  • Advised on the acquisition of the Dutch activities of a well-known retail company


  • Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)


  • Transaction Services Tax / M&A
  • Helping US based corporates with their fiscal needs in respect of their investments and activities outside the US
  • Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Innovation, Sustainability