Swiss Companies

Investment holding, trading, patent exploitation or management companies – our proven experts can design, establish, manage and administer your Swiss company.
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What to expect from us

Thanks to its stable legal and tax environment, Switzerland enjoys an excellent global reputation as a recognised location for international portfolio, trading and holding companies. These are attractive conditions for estate planning, wealth preservation and inheritance planning for both national and international clients and families. With our strong Swiss roots, our international presence and decades of experience in Switzerland and abroad, our experts have solid, in-depth and proven experience in dealing with Swiss companies.

Services at a glance

We can support you through every single stage of your company's life cycle. 
Specifically, our modular services for Swiss companies include but are not limited to the following:

  • Establishment of the company
  • Administration and management of investment holding, trading, patent exploitation and management companies in Switzerland and abroad
  • Provision of board members and authorised signatories
  • Financial accounting including securities accounting
  • Preparation of financial data for annual CRS and FATCA reporting
  • Payroll and HR administration
  • Preparation of tax rulings in Switzerland
  • Regulatory and tax compliance
  • VAT advice and services such as registration and administration
  • Application for work and residence permits in Switzerland
  • Social security registration
  • Provision of legal domiciles for Swiss companies

What sets us apart

Life cycle guidance

To ensure that solutions remain stable in the long term, we can accompany you from the very beginning of your Swiss company setup and support you during the various steps towards achieving your goals. In this way, we ensure that the entire life cycle of your structures, from set-up to any potential liquidation, remains effective in the long term.

In-house strength

Through our multidisciplinary in-house set-up and our holistic approach, we deliver well-founded solutions and services to fully achieve your goals. You can rely on us to ensure legal and tax compliance at all times.

Substantial knowledge

You can always rely on the in-depth knowledge of our renowned, experienced and committed professionals. It requires a high level of essential expertise to react quickly and appropriately to challenges. We anticipate changes and act proactively.

Key contact

Dominik Riepl
Dominik Riepl
Partner
MBA, MSc, TEP/Dip (ITM)
T +41 58 450 59 38
Sonja Zuberbuehler
Sonja Zuberbuehler
Director
Certified Fiduciary Expert, TEP/Dip (ITM)
T +41 58 450 58 11

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Trustee, Protectorship and Board Mandates

We are at your side in word and deed to protect and expand your family assets in accordance with your aspirations for today's and future generations – be it as your trustee or protector. We can also strengthen your existing committees as a reliable and competent member of your trustee board, board of directors or foundation board.

International Trusts, Foundations and Companies

Our renowned professionals have proven and profound experience in managing family wealth wherever the family assets are located or the members of the family reside. We are at your side to structure, preserve and help expand your wealth for today's and future generations.

US Trusts

Wealth preservation, asset protection and succession planning for individuals with connections to the US require US solutions. With our domestic and international expertise, we can establish a succession planning vehicle that will fulfil your long-term plans and maximise the benefits of succession planning.

Cyprus Companies

Our experienced and proven experts will create the right Cyprus company structure for you and personally guide you to fully realise the potential of a Cypriot company.

Fund Solutions

We advise you on tailor-made fund solutions for the management of your assets for the next generation or for the growth of your assets with external investors. The decision is yours whether you prefer to have your assets managed in a structure under the KENDRIS brand or whether we develop your own customised fund solution with our fund business partners.

Trust & Fiduciary Services

We establish, manage and administer trusts, foundations and a range of company types in Switzerland and around the world. With you, we develop your roadmap to structure your family's wealth in order to lay the foundation for a smooth transition of wealth to the next generation. We deliver peace of mind in times of increasing regulatory complexities. Our expertise in wealth structuring covers both financial and non-financial assets.
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