Christoph Frey joined KPMG in June 2004 and leads the Real Estate Tax practice Switzerland. He is a Director in KPMG‘s corporate tax services group in Zurich and provides tax consulting to various corporate groups from different industries regarding Swiss corporate tax matters. He is mainly specialized in the real estate and financing sector and advises some of the most important Swiss real estate companies (including listed companies) and real estate funds (with direct and indirect investments), pension funds and investment foundations with real estate investments on all tax aspects.
In the past, he led several real estate transactions from a tax perspective and has a vast experience with real estate tax due diligence projects. He manages the annual audit concerning tax positions from well-known real estate companies and investment funds. This also includes tax audits of all real estate funds (with direct and indirect investments) of one of the two Swiss major banks for the last ten subsequent years.
He is lecturer at Zurich HWZ / Master of Advanced Studies in Real Estate Management and published several articles in the field of real estate taxation.