Marcel van den Nieuwenhuijzen


Marcel van den Nieuwenhuijzen specialises in a broad range of corporate and investment management work. He has a particular focus on the structuring and formation of private funds – including real estate funds and private equity funds – and their downstream investments and related regulatory matters. He also advises investment funds and their sponsors on reorganisations, (co-) investment vehicles, club deals and joint ventures and on fund raisings, as well as institutional investors on their investments therein.

Marcel also regularly advises on cross border structuring, including setting up and reorganising international holding structures, cross border mergers and demergers, cross border conversions and transfers of seat, and setting up joint ventures. In addition, he regularly publishes in legal journals on matters that are relevant for the investment management market. Marcel’s clients include national and international listed and privately held companies, private equity houses, investment funds and their managers and institutional investors.

Marcel’s clients include APG Asset Management, Blackrock, Stichting Pensioenfonds Achmea, Stichting Pensioenfonds Metaal & Techniek, Stichting Pensioenfonds van de Metalaktro, NIBC Bank, Avedon Capital Partners, Covestro, CNBB Equity Partners and DWS Asset Management.


Marcel is regarded in the Legal 500 as a Leading Individual in the investment management practice area and referred to as:

  • “He is doing a great job, is highly knowledgeable in the area of investment funds, also on complex technical matters. He is easy to work with, is bright, hard-working and very responsive.”
  • “I worked with Marcel van den Nieuwenhuijzen, who was a pleasure to deal with. He was very attentive to his clients, very responsive and able to get the issue at hand expertly.”
  • “Marcel van den Nieuwenhuijzen is one of a kind.”

Career to date

2017 to date: Partner, Orange Clover
2011 – 2017: Associate, then Managing Associate (Linklaters Amsterdam and London)
2007 – 2011: Junior associate, then associate De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV


Radboud University Nijmegen (Notarial Law, Research Master Company Law)


Dutch (native)
English (fluent)


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The most prominent practice areas of Orange Clover are Corporate / M&A, Private Equity, Finance, Regulatory and Investment Funds / Asset Management. Please contact any of the partners at Orange Clover to see how we can be of help and best serve your business needs.