We are committed to you

Balmer-Etienne stands for personaland committed support for companies. We maintain a holistic and interdisciplinary approach: We bring together auditors, tax experts, lawyers and accounting experts under one roof. Thanks to this large scale of knowledge and experience coupled with a high degree of flexibility demonstrated by our staff, we are able to work efficiently towards a solution tailored to your needs.

We are your specialist for medium-sized and larger companies. Despite being experts in certain areas, we keep an overview even when looking at complex issues, think holistically and, at the same time, remain focussed on essential matters.

We act as a sparring partner for owner-managed companies, covering the areas of finance, taxes and law with vision and commitment. We place particular importance on maintaining close collaboration with thecompany and the entrepreneur. This comprehensive focus is a basis for our accounting advisory services.

Andreas Glanzmann
Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law



  • Financial accounting and preparation of annual financial statements
  • Tax returns, tax optimisation and pension planning
  • Value-added tax accounting, tax representation domestic and abroad
  • Temporary management, ad interim assignments, external CFO (eCFO)
  • HR and personnel administration, payroll accounting, social security insurance and tax at source


  • Ordinary audits
  • Limited audits
  • Special audits

Tax advice

  • Tax planning and tax optimisation for entrepreneurs and companies
  • Relocations of companies and private individuals
  • Value-added tax and customs advice, VAT tax representation
  • Inter-cantonal/international tax advice and tax compliance

Legal advice

  • Mergers, business divisions and conversions
  • Contractual concepts
  • All aspects of contract and corporate law, in particular, sales, labour and joint stock corporation law
  • Legal opinions and concepts

Business advice

  • Company formations, conversions, mergers, company divisions, liquidations and restructuring
  • Purchase and sale of companies, support with negotiations
  • Due diligence audits (financial, tax and legal)
  • Company valuations

Transaction advice

  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Joint ventures and alliances
  • Strategic reviews and feasibility studies

Real estate advice

  • Appraisals
  • Purchase and sales advice
  • Legal and tax advice
  • Property development and advice for property developers