Wouter Caers, Partner Tax and Legal Advisers, KPMG in Belgium

Wouter Caers

Partner, Tax & Legal Advisers

KPMG in Belgium

Wouter has more than 20 years of experience in tax, with focus on both national and international taxation. Wouter is in charge of KPMG ‘s Belgian Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Tax practice.

In addition to domestic and international taxation, Wouter has wide experience in M&A tax, including transaction structuring, tax due diligence work, tax modelling and SPA assistance with respect to transactions of various sizes. Wouter’s experience includes tax assistance in respect of IPOs, public take-over bids, de-listings, and the set-up of joint-ventures. Wouter also assists with the structuring of management incentive schemes and carried interest. 

Wouter has a broad background in post-acquisition tax integration and optimization (including supply chain restructuring), international tax planning and intra-group reorganizations, with in-depth knowledge of tax-technical aspects of reorganizations  such as mergers and (partial) demergers.

Areas of expertise
Corporate Tax International Markets Mergers and Acquisitions National Markets Post Transaction Integration Services Restructuring Services Tax Tax Due Diligence Tax Modelling Tax Restructuring Services
Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor in Law, KU Leuven

  • Master in Taxation, KU Leuven

  • Master in Applied Economics (business engineering), KU Leuven

  • Recognized Tax Adviser – Member of the Belgian Institute for Accountants and Tax Advisers (IAB/IEC)

  • Lecturer on Mergers and Acquisitions at different University Colleges

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