The Dutch holding company has proven to be an ideal structure for many different ventures. The Netherlands’ laissez-faire practices give businesses little to no regulation, minimal taxation, and generally, ease the stress of many entrepreneurs. In this article, we will analyze the main characteristics and benefits of opening a Dutch holding company.
What is a Netherlands holding company?
A Netherlands holding company is a type of business with the intention to ‘hold’ the stock of other corporations with the aim of controlling and possibly even absorbing them.
A holding company achieves this by purchasing enough shares of an already existing corporation to gain voting rights, which then enables it to influence the actions of the company, if not control it completely.
What are the benefits of a Dutch holding company?
While there are many benefits to holding companies in general, they are even more uniquely advantaged when located in the Netherlands. The explainer video covers the BV incorporation requirements, as well as advantages of a Dutch holding structure. A Dutch holding structure is where you would incorporate 1 BV and 1 holding BV.