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Stephan Pfenninger is the key Swiss member of Taxand’s global real estate tax team. Stephan is based in Switzerland where he is a partner at Tax Partner AG,


He has over 15 years’ experience in local and international tax. Stephan’s activities are mainly focused on real estate tax mandates.


He is a tax advisor for listed and non-listed Swiss and foreign corporate and institutional real estate investors (such as pension funds, insurance companies, investment funds, investment foundations, banks etc.) as well as for individual investors investing in Swiss and/or foreign real estate. Stephan has been involved in the planning and implementation of Swiss real estate transactions and coordinates foreign real estate transactions (member of Taxand Real Estate Desk). He is involved in the creation of tax efficient real estate investment products.


Stephan studied law at the University of Zurich and became an attorney at law. He is a speaker and lecturer at significant tax seminars, and has published various articles on international and national real estate tax during his career. Stephan is fluent in German, English and French.

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