Arnout joined Meijburg & Co in 2000, where he works in the Dutch private equity practice. He has also been a member of the Merger & Acquisitions team since 2002. Until May 2008, Arnout was seconded to KPMG UK in London, where he worked for the Private Equity Group. He has assisted with numerous mergers and acquisitions.

Arnout provided the introductory chapter on private equity for a Special Report published by Tax Planning International, and shared joint responsibility with the publisher, BNA International, for the content of this report.


  • Tax due diligence
  • Tax structuring of national and international M&A and private equity projects
  • International tax structuring/restructuring projects
  • Fund structuring

Education and memberships

  • European Fiscal Law, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • American Tax Law, Leiden University
  • Tax Law, Leiden University
  • Member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors


  • Van Gasteren, E., Haeser, A.J. & Suzuki, M. (2009). Taxation of investment funds in the Netherlands: Private Equity fund structuring. Special Report Taxation of Investment Funds. BNA International 2009.
  • Dahmen, R., Van Gasteren, E. & Haeser, A.J. (2008). European Tax Service, Hedge Funds in the Netherlands.
  • Dahmen, R., Van Gasteren, E. & Haeser, A.J. (2008). Hedge Funds; Hedge Funds in the Netherlands. Special Report Tax Planning International .
  • Haeser, A.J. (2007). Private Equity: A Technical Review, The Netherlands. Special Report Tax Planning International.