About Yves Gassler

Yves Gassler is a partner at AKD who specialises in real estate and tax. The clients he advises on the tax treatment of real estate transactions include national and international investors, developers, financial institutions, enterprises, housing associations and public authorities. These are some of the topics he advises on:

  • Real estate developments
  • Asset management
  • Real estate financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Internal restructuring operations

Over the past ten years, Yves started to focus on the development of future-proof houses. For many years, he combined his work as a tax and real estate adviser at several professional service providers with an academic career at the University of Leiden. In 2006, Yves obtained a doctorate with a thesis on the taxation of real estate transactions.

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  • 1991-1997: University of Leiden - Tax Law

  • 1995: Harvard University - English Business Communication

  • 2000-2006: University of Leiden - PhD Taxation on Real Estate Transactions

  • 2007-2009: Amsterdam School of Real Estate (UvA) – Master of Real Estate (with distinction)

  • Dutch Association of Tax Advisers [Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs (NOB)]
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors