Ten reasons to choose for the Netherlands
The Netherlands: the best alternative for asset management
1. Well-established asset management industry
2. Excellent fiscal regime
3. Reliable legal regime
4. Pro-active authorities
5. Financially sound country
6. Low cost of doing business
7. A great place to live
8. Gateway to Europe
9. English spoken
10. Expert business services industry
The Netherlands is a great place to work, live, visit and to do business. Savings and investments are the national character of the Dutch so it is the perfect place for asset management. The Netherlands has a large, professional business services industry employing highly educated people fluent in English. This industry not only provides for all necessary services to the asset management industry at a high level of expertise but it also provides for ‘substance’. The cost of doing business are generally lower than elsewhere in Europe.
The Dutch fiscal climate is flexible and provides competitive reliefs and ruling facilities for the asset management industry, its people (including ex-pats) and its structures. The Dutch tax treaty network is one of the best in the world. The Netherlands also provides a reliable and attractive regime for (re-) domiciliation as a gateway to Europe under the AIFMD.
The Netherlands is situated in the heart of western Europe and is perfectly connected with the other major financial centres. Companies like Aegon, APG, AlpInvest, ING, PGGM, Rabobank, Robeco and Transtrend are all domiciled and headquartered in the Netherlands.