Dieter
Grünblatt

Partner
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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.

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.

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.)

Dieter Grünblatt assists clients with the tax aspects of M&A transactions as well as advising on tax structuring. Interviewees highlight him for his work on bank financing mandates.

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Homburger advised Credit Suisse Group AG on the issuer substitution under seven different series of outstanding bail-in bonds

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Homburger advised Dufry on the strategic joint venture with Alibaba Group and its CHF 250 m equity investment commitment in the context of the planned CHF 700 m rights offering

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Homburger advises Credit Suisse on the envisaged merger with Neue Aargauer Bank

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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

English, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss and New York bar

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