beat baumgartner
Partner - Attorney at law, Swiss certified tax expert

Beat Baumgartner

Beat Baumgartner, attorney at law and Swiss certified tax expert, is a partner in our Zurich office. He focuses on Swiss and international taxation, M&A, financing and capital market transactions.

About Beat Baumgartner

Beat heads our Swiss tax practice group and specialises in Swiss and international taxation, in particular tax-efficient group and investment structures, M&A, financing and capital market transactions, private equity, venture capital and structured financial instruments. Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff Beat worked at a leading Swiss law firm and a Big Four company in Zurich. His clients include multinational enterprises, private equity funds and high net worth individuals.

What others say about Beat

Chambers HNW: Beat Baumgartner specialises in Swiss and international tax. A client says Baumgartner "makes judgement calls on the basis of a technical analysis and a good understanding of the client's position." (2021)

Chambers Europe & Global: Beat Baumgartner has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses tax structuring, tax issues relating to corporate transactions, and tax litigation. Sources describe him as "very knowledgeable, responsive and creative." (2021)

Chambers Global: ''Beat Baumgartner moves up in the rankings following notable positive feedback, with clients describing him as a "personable, knowledgeable and efficient" lawyer who is "really strong technically." He assists clients with the tax aspects of reorganisations. Baumgartner also represents clients in withholding tax and income tax matters.'' (2020)


  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA), 2010
  • Swiss Bar Association, 2008
  • Zurich Bar Association, 2008


  • Certified tax expert, 2012
  • Chartered financial analyst, 2012
  • PhD, international taxation, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2010
  • Swiss Bar, 2008
  • Zurich Bar, 2008
  • Master of law, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2006
  • Business administration, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2004


  • German
  • English
  • French



T: +41434346700
E: [email protected]


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