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PRIME TOWER, HARDSTRASSE 201, 8005 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 43 222 10 00
Fax:
Fax +41 43 222 15 00
Email:
Web:
www.homburger.ch

Peter Riedweg

Tel:
Work +41 43 222 10 00
Email:
Homburger

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Partner. Focus on tax law, in particular domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations, capital markets and international tax.

Career

Qualified in 1982 as Swiss Certified Public Accountant, in 1986 as Swiss Tax Expert. Became a Tax Partner in Price Waterhouse (now PwC) in 1987. Joined Homburger as a Tax Partner in 1996.

Languages

German, English.

Member

Member of tax expert group of Swiss Association of Swiss Accountants and Tax Experts. Member of different expert groups regarding Swiss Corporate Tax changes with the Swiss federal and cantonal tax authorities.


Switzerland

Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

As one of the best firms in Zurich, Homburger delivers superb work on banking and finance, corporate, M&A and capital markets law. René Bösch, Benedikt Maurenbrecher and Daniel Daeniker are the key contacts. Other prominent areas include Franz Hoffet's and Marcel Dietrich's competition practice, the dispute resolution work of Felix Dasser and Balz Gross, as well as the IP and TMT departments, led by Georg Rauber and David Rosenthal. Dieter Grünblatt and Peter Riedweg are recognised for their tax expertise.

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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Riedweg - Homburger

Within: Tax

'Knowledgeable' firm Homburger 'provides outstanding advice on all transaction-related legal areas, especially tax' and 'delivers appropriate solutions with a focus on implementation'. The practice also undertakes tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and handles contentious matters. The 'client-oriented' Peter Riedweg advised Avaloq Evolution on the tax structuring of an incoming $300m investment by Warburg Pincus, while the highly regarded Stefan Oesterhelt assisted Johnson & Johnson with the structuring and authority negotiation of its tender offer to acquire Actelion. 'Outstanding capital markets and tax expert' Dieter Grünblatt assists Nord Stream 2 with the implementation of a tax-efficient capital structure.

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