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christian.vancraeyvelt@8advisory.com


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Christian Van Craeyvelt

Partner
Tax

EDUCATION
Master in Law – University of Ghent
Specialized Master in Tax Law – University of Ghent
Post-graduate in Corporate Finance (University of Leuven)
Belgian chartered tax consultant
Languages: Dutch, English and French

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2021: Partner, M&A Tax, Eight Advisory Tax Belgium
2019-2021: Director, M&A Tax, PwC Belgium
2017-2019: Director, M&A Tax, PwC US (New York) – secondment
2011-2017: Belgian M&A tax group, PwC Belgium
2008-2011: Tax Lawyer, Laga (Deloitte Legal Belgium)

SPECIALIST SECTORS
Industrial products, IT and Telecom, Food, Transportation and shipping, Real Estate

SKILLS
Managing tax in a transaction context which includes, tax due diligence (sell-and buyside), international tax structuring, acquisition financing, tax in the SPA and ETR modelling.
Tax assistance with reorganizations, among others corporate simplification and (pre-deal) carve-outs through mergers, (partial) – demergers, asset transfers, contributions and alike.
Tax assistance on topics surrounding distressed companies (debt waivers, debt restructuring, refinancing)
Co-author of various books and articles regarding tax in an M&A context.