Margaretha (Greet) Wilkenhuysen

Portrait of Margaretha (Greet)
Margaretha (Greet) Wilkenhuysen is a partner with the firm and the head of NautaDutilh's Corporate practice in Luxembourg. She specialises in cross-border corporate transactions, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and international corporate restructuring.
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Margaretha also has extensive experience in corporate finance and the provision of corporate governance advice to listed companies. She represents both domestic and international clients in a wide range of high-end transactions.

  • Work highlights
    • Altisource in relation to its public offering of common stock.
    • Basecamp with the sale of its property portfolio to Xior.
    • Otis with the acquisition of the shares of listed entity Zardoya Otis and the issue of notes to finance the transaction.
    • DIC Asset AG with the acquisition of three properties in Germany.
    • Schwarz Group with the acquisition of the Luxembourg waste management group Lamesch from Suez.
  • What others say
    • ‘Margaretha Wilkenhuysen: highly competent senior partner with a human touch. Very client oriented.’ (Legal 500, 2024)
    • 'Notable practitioner' (Chambers Europe, 2024)
    • 'Turnaround & Restructuring Lawyer of the Year' (Lawyer Monthly, 2024)
    • 'She is responsive, to the point and practical.' (IFLR1000, 2023)
    • 'Highly regarded' (IFLR1000, 2023)
    • 'Woman Leader' (IFLR1000, 2023)
  • Ancillary functions

    Margaretha is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ECVA) and the Duke Alumni Association.

  • Qualifications

    Admission to the Bar

    Margaretha was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 2007.


    Margaretha is a native Dutch speaker and is fluent in English, French and German.


    Margaretha obtained her law degree from KU Leuven in 1991. She also holds a master's degree in business and tax law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1993) and an LL.M. from Duke University School of Law in North Carolina (1996). Prior to joining NautaDutilh in 1997, Margaretha practiced law for several years with another well-known law firm in Brussels.

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