Steven den Boer

Managing Associate


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General Experience

Steven mainly advises financial institutions, with a strong focus on tax transactional work in the field of structured finance, capital markets and investment funds.
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Recent Work
  • acting for various investment banks such as UBS, a major investment bank, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Banca Bilbao Vizcaya on the establishment of repackaging and securitisation programmes in the Netherlands
  • advising on the establishment of Netherlands based investment funds to major international investment banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions
  • advising on a variety of asset management agreements to pension funds and other institutional investors
  • advising the former shareholders of Essent on the €9.3bn sale of Essent to RWE. 

Steven studied fiscal economics at Tilburg University. After having completed his master degree, he joined Simmons & Simmons in 2006.

Steven has completed the post-doctoral Exec. LLM programme in International and European Tax Law at the International Tax Center Leiden (University of Leiden) in 2014.

Steven is a member of the Netherlands Association of Tax Advisors (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs).

Steven is ranked as a ‘rising star’ by World Tax 2014.

  • The Netherland as a Hub for Middle East investors to Make Investments into Europe (Tax Planning International Review) – 2015
  • Netherlands confirm favorable tax treatment of AT1s (IFLR) – 2014
  • New Rules on the Taxation of Cooperatives in the Netherlands (International Tax Journal) – 2012
  • Financial services within a group seen from a tax perspective (Onderneming & Financiering) (in Dutch) – 2012
  • Freedom of establishment versus free movement of capital: continuing uncertainty (European Taxation) - 2011