Dieter Grünblatt

Partner

Dieter Grünblatt (born 1964) graduated from the University of Basel School of Law in 1989. He holds a doctorate (Dr. iur.) in law from the University of Basel (1994) and an LL.M. from New York University, where he completed postgraduate studies with a focus on Corporate Finance and Corporate Tax Law in autumn 1997. He was admitted to the Baselland Bar in 1996 and to the New York Bar in 1998. He has been a Certified Tax Expert since 2000. Dieter Grünblatt joined Homburger in 1997 and has been a Partner since 2005.

Dieter Grünblatt focuses on tax structuring of national and international capital market transactions, collective investment schemes, real estate investments, structured financial instruments, private equity and fund management structures. He designs acquisitions and reorganizations and advises on employee stock option plans, pension plans and social security taxes and VAT.


Dieter Grünblatt published his doctoral thesis on Non-fiscal Taxation Objectives (Basel 1994). He is co-author of the Basel Commentary on tax aspects of Corporate Divisions and Asset Transfers under the new Swiss Merger Law (Helbling & Lichtenhahn, Basel 2004) and author of the tax section on Securities Transactions in Europe (CCH, Chicago 2004), Getting the Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions 2011 - Switzerland (Getting the Deal Through, London 2011) and the tax section of Corporate Laws of the World - Swiss Country Report, 2011.

Career
  • 2005 Partner at Homburger
  • 2000 Certified Tax Expert
  • 1998 Bar admission (New York)
  • 1997 Associate at Homburger
  • 1997 New York University (LL.M.)
  • 1996 Bar admission
  • 1994 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
  • 1989 University of Basel (lic. iur.)
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts; New York
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich
P+41 43 222 16 20
F+41 43 222 15 00

Dieter Grünblatt focuses on tax structuring of national and international capital market transactions, acquisitions and reorganizations, collective investment schemes, real estate investments, structured financial instruments, private equity and employee benefit plans.

Career
  • 2005 Partner at Homburger
  • 2000 Certified Tax Expert
  • 1997 Associate at Homburger
  • 1997 New York University (LL.M.)
  • 1996 Bar admission
  • 1994 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts; New York
P+41 43 222 16 20
F+41 43 222 15 00
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich