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Switzerland – a favourable location for managers of hedge fund and private equity fund structures


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  • Switzerland – a favourable location for managers of hedge fund and private equity fund structures
  • Global employer services
  • January 2010
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Background

For fund managers looking for greener pastures, Switzerland may be an obvious answer.

Key findings

  • Switzerland is an onshore location with low taxation
  • Switzerland provides a stable economic and political environment and a high quality of life.
  • Switzerland understands the importance of the hedge fund/private equity industry for the financial sector
  • Tax free carried interest and low taxation of performance fees are possible under proposed new regulations
  • Advance ruling practice provides certainty regarding the tax treatment of structures and individuals
  • Tax friendly environment and business minded tax authorities allow for tailor made solutions
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