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Pestalozzi

LĂ–WENSTRASSE 1, 8001 ZĂśRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 44 217 91 11
Fax:
Fax +41 44 217 92 17
Email:
Web:
www.pestalozzilaw.com
Geneva, Zurich
Pestalozzi, Jonas Sigrist, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

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Jonas Sigrist

Tel:
Work +41 44 217 91 11
Email:
Pestalozzi

Work Department

Tax

Position

Member of the Tax group in Zurich. Practice involves a wide range of international and domestic tax matters. Particular focus on tax planning and structuring of international M&A transactions and corporate restructurings. Broad experience in acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs, reorganizations, relocations, and tax reliefs. Practice also covers international employment and employee stock and option plans. His client portfolio varies from multinationals to small and medium-sized companies in life sciences, commodities, financial services, and other sectors.

Career

Scientific assistant in corporate taxation with a Big4 Company (2006). University of Zurich (lic.iur. / Master of Law, 2009). Junior Associate at Pestalozzi (2009). Bar Admission (2012). Associate at Pestalozzi (2012). Swiss Certified Tax Expert (2016). Partner at Pestalozzi (2018).

Languages

German, English, French, Italian.

Member

Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Fiscal Association.


Switzerland

Tax

Within: Tax

The 'experienced' tax practice at Pestalozzi provides 'practical, quality advice' and covers M&A, financing and real estate transactions, as well as tax planning for corporate and private clients, including VAT, withholding and stamp taxes. Practice lead Nils Harbeke assisted with the tax aspects of the intellectual property integration arising from client Mylan's $5.3bn acquisition of Abbott's generic drug business. 'Up-and-coming' corporate tax specialist Jonas Sigrist, who acted for Resonetics on the set-up of a tax-efficient Swiss acquisition structure, financing and share remuneration, made partner in January 2018. Counsel Silvia Zimmermann is also noted.

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