Choose innovative Switzerland for your gateway to the world

Why Switzerland?

Switzerland is a gateway to European, African and Middle Eastern markets thanks to its strategic location in the heart of Europe. Plus, thanks to it being a prime location for international organisations and non-governmental organisations.

The Swiss market is a good testing ground for the introduction of technology innovations, and the country is the world’s biggest spender on IT . Switzerland is also one of the most advanced countries in research and development, supported by one of the most efficient public education systems, providing the economy with highly-qualified workers.

Swiss business is very open to foreigners and, as a result, the country has a diverse population representing more than 184 countries. Here, we can officially operate in English, German, French and Italian.

Switzerland’s remarkable political stability, independence and the continuous strength of its currency – world-renowned as a safe haven investment - make it a perfect destination for investors. While it is not an official member of the European Union, it does operate a similar business environment thanks to signed agreements and treaties with the EU.

Couple this with a strong economy, low national debt, low inflation, low unemployment, efficient capital markets and a highly professional international banking system, and Switzerland is definitely a place to consider for your next strategic move.

Our core areas of expertise

TMF Switzerland provides a one-stop shop for all of your compliance needs. We can help you with everything from setting up the most appropriate type of entity, trust or foundation, to ongoing management, accounting, corporate secretarial, tax compliance, payroll and HR services.

We work from the top level right down to the basics of compliance, such as setting up compliance deadline schedules, exercising corporate health checks and helping your staff with visas and immigration. Whether you are starting out, enjoying business as usual or winding down, TMF Group can help you through your company's entire life cycle.

In addition to our core business services, our specialist private client teams create and administer solutions that will provide for extended families, manage multiple and complex cross-border assets, comply with tax and regulatory requirements and plan for estate and business succession. We have one common goal: to create and maintain solutions that protect and enhance your assets. Your personal wealth requires constant monitoring and sophisticated solutions – and that can be both time-consuming and burdensome to manage on your own.

Our in-country teams with local knowledge have the backing of a group with global reach, helping you to do business seamlessly across borders.

Our full range of services include:

  • Accounting and Tax services: We take care of local statutory bookkeeping, full consolidated accounts and management reporting to relevant local and international standards. We also help you manage your tax and reporting obligations.
  • Capital Markets Services: we provide support to capital market transactions at local level and on a global scale. We help to manage and administer a wide range of transactions, from a simple escrow to a complex multi-tranche securitization, a project finance transaction or a syndicated loan. We can also help direct lenders in need of support to administer their loan portfolio.
  • Consultancy solutions: A flexible service allowing companies to deal with complexities created by expansion into new countries or growth in existing overseas locations.
  • Corporate Secretarial services: We can take care of recurring compliance filings, manage routine corporate changes and retrieve any official corporate documents from official registries.
  • HR and Payroll services: We help you to apply and implement international policies in employment contracts and handbooks, and pay your staff in compliance with local law.
  • Private Equity Investment services: We support investment managers with bespoke back office solutions, administer complex international investment structures, and facilitate your expansion and international operations.
  • Real Estate Investment services: Our expertise covers work in multiple jurisdictions, including international holdings and administration of property companies, along with fund administration.
  • Services for Family Business Wealth: We administers services that provide for private clients and their extended families, manage multiple and complex cross-border assets, navigate tax and regulatory issues, and plan for estate and business succession.

Local services:

  • Office space rental
  • IPR , Trademark-check – TMF Services SA can help with screening, monitoring and extension to Switzerland or new registration in Switzerland.
  • Liquidation services - TMF Services SA is authorised provider of liquidation services by FINMA.

If you’d like to find out more about how TMF Group in Switzerland can help your business, please contact us.

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