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Homburger

Tax

3 ranked lawyersBand 1SwitzerlandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading Zürich firm frequently acting for domestic and international companies on tax structuring aspects of high-profile M&A. Also highly regarded for advice on the tax elements of capital markets transactions and investments. Represents clients in withholding tax refund cases before the Swiss authorities. Additionally well placed to advise on cross-border tax restructurings. Particularly popular with clients from the financial services industry.

Strengths

One client values that the team is "well aligned," before going on to describe the lawyers as "hands-on, efficient and delivering a very high quality of work."

Sources also highlight the practice for the level of its expertise, with one interviewee enthusing that the lawyers "clearly provide outstanding advice."

Work highlights

Assisted Nord Stream 2 with a tax-efficient capital structure covered by tax rulings.

Notable practitioners

Dieter Grünblatt receives praise from one client for his "in-depth knowledge about the tax and legal side of financial instruments and capital markets-related transactions." Grünblatt assists clients with tax-efficient capital structures as well as tax structuring regarding corporate transactions.

Reto Heuberger is held in high esteem by sources, who describe him as a "good negotiator, strong in Swiss tax and keeping the overview also for international tax." He is highly regarded for advising on the tax side of high-value transactions. Interviewees also report that he "has very sound technical knowledge."

Stefan Oesterhelt rises to the top band this year after receiving impressive feedback from sources, who say he is a "very knowledgeable person and a well-recognised tax expert."He regularly acts on tax aspects of capital increases and M&A transactions. Oesterhelt also represents clients in withholding tax cases.

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Overview

The practice team provides sophisticated and comprehensive tax advice on the full spectrum of domestic and international tax laws.

Our Tax practice team consists of attorneys, economists and accountants, and are all certified tax experts or are training as tax experts. We have broad experience with giving tax advice on Swiss corporate income taxes and all other Swiss taxes, on tax structuring of complex M&A and capital markets transactions, reorganizations, corporate financings, re-domestications, private equity, employee participations and innovative structured finance products (asset backed structures, investment funds, property funds). We are regularly involved in tax-related disputes and litigation and provide elaborate tax advice to a number of high net worth individuals, family businesses, asset managers, family offices, trusts and funds.

Tax

Homburger

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Location

Prime Tower

Hardstrasse 201

Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

CH-8005

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Switzerland

Tax


Dieter Grünblatt
Band 2
Reto Heuberger
Band 2
Stefan Oesterhelt
Band 1