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Walter Jakob, Dr. oec. HSG

Walter Jakob has more than 40 years of experience in international and national tax advisory.

He advises national and international companies on tax matters. He also advises on succession planning, acquisitions and mergers, joint ventures, reorganisations, cross border structuring, IPOs and MBOs of multinational and national companies including individual shareholders tax implications. He advices private clients on inheritance and gift taxes.

Walter Jakob was a Tax Partner and Head of Tax of EY Switzerland for over 25 years. He has many years of experience on the board of directors of various family held and of Swiss listed companies.

He was a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen for many years and publishes regularly articles in tax law. He was also a member of the faculty of the course LL.M. International Tax Law of the University of Zurich.

Practice Areas

  • Tax Law
  • Succession Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Structuring
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Mid-Sized Companies
  • Listed Companies
  • High Net Worth Individuals


  • University of St. Gallen, Dr. oec. HSG, 1983


German | English


  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Chamber of Commerce Germany-Switzerland

Contact Information

Baryon AG
Weisses Schloss
General Guisan-Quai 36
CH-8002 Zürich

Telephone: +41 44 206 20 50

Email Address:

Last Changed September 15, 2022