Weteringschans 24, 1017 SG Amsterdam
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Matthijs Wierenga


Matthijs is an all-round tax lawyer who specializes in corporate and personal income tax. He has in-debt knowledge and a proven track record in fund formation and (international) carried interest programs.

His clients include (international) private equity houses and corporations (mainly private equity-owned) with a presence in the Netherlands. Clients describe Matthijs as hands-on, knowledgeable, creative and pragmatic.

Matthijs has recently been involved in:

  • Acquisitions by Standard Investment (Staples, Riedel add-ons)
  • The establishment of Quadrum Investment Fund III (EUR 250 million)
  • The acquisition of Celestia Technologies Group by Waterland Private Equity Investments

Matthijs studied Corporate Law at Utrecht University and Tax Law at the University of Amsterdam. He is a member of the Tax Committee of the NVP (the Dutch private equity and venture capital association) and is also a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (NOB). He is a Board member of the Balsewa Foundation, a non-profit foundation that operates a school in Nepal. In 2018 and 2019 he was nominated by Alex van Groningen for “Best M&A Tax Advisor”. In addition, Matthijs is mentioned by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 as notable tax practitioner.

Joined Atlas in 2015


Corporate Law, Utrecht University

Tax Law, University of Amsterdam


Dutch, English, German


Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (NOB)
Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the NVP Tax Committee
Board member of Balsewa Foundation