Swisscanto Fund Management Co. Ltd.’s investment fund restructurings


Pestalozzi advised Zürcher Kantonalbank and Swisscanto on investment fund restructurings

Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) is a leading universal bank, and one of the three biggest Swiss banks.

Swisscanto is the investment fund products, pension products and asset management arm of ZKB.

Pestalozzi acted as lead counsel in this multi-jurisdictional engagement and advised on transaction taxes in the context of a number of restructurings of investment fund investments involving institutional investors.

ZKB is the custodian bank and Swisscanto is the fund management company of the funds concerned.

Pestalozzi advised on the deal with a team led by Nils Harbeke (Partner – Tax, in picture) and Urs Kloeti (Partner – Financial Services), assisted by Noëlle Mathis (Senior Associate – Tax).

Involved fees earner: Nils Harbeke – Pestalozzi; Urs Kloeti – Pestalozzi; Noëlle Mathis – Pestalozzi;

Law Firms: Pestalozzi;

Clients: Swisscanto Holding Ltd.; Zürcher Kantonalbank;