Why Switzerland?

Switzerland consistently ranks as a favored destination for international corporations and High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs).

Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe, enjoys a very stable economy and has robust political and legal systems. It offers an excellent business environment with low tax rates and a very attractive network of double taxation agreements (over 80).

Switzerland also boasts a skilled, multilingual and motivated workforce, and it is known for its first-class infrastructures and excellent banking facilities, making the country a very attractive place to host wealth-planning structures for families worldwide.

Our Services

Our Swiss office provides a wide variety of services associated with owning, managing and preserving business and wealth, including family governance advisory, strategic estate and tax planning, fiduciary and trust services, philanthropy and relocation.

Our Office

Alpadis Group Swiss office in Zurich provides a range of services for local and international private clients and corporations.

Our multidisciplinary team covers a wide range of services, from family governance advisory, strategic estate and tax planning, to fiduciary and trust services, philanthropy and relocation, including the set-up  and administration of trusts, foundations and corporate structures.

Our office in Zurich is located in the finance center at Paradelplatz, a square at the Bahnhofstrasse in downtown Zurich, home to some of Switzerland’s leading banks, luxury brand boutiques, world-famous confectioners, restaurants and historic buildings.

We speak English, French, German and Russian.

Alpadis Trust (Switzerland) Ltd.
Waaggasse 5,
CH-8001 Zürich,
Switzerland

Tel: +41 44 215 1891 | Email: info.ch@alpadis-group.com

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Meet our Core Team

Ewald J. Scherrer

Managing Director

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Ewald J. Scherrer is the Managing Director of Alpadis Group’s swiss office. Based in Zurich, Ewald runs the wealth planning and family office services country-wide.

Ewald brings with him three decades of experience in international strategic tax planning, estate planning, family governance as well as in fiduciary and trust advisory, as well as significant leadership skills. As a swiss and US qualified lawyer, he has spent much of his career in wealth advisory for some of Switzerland’s leading private banks, family offices and fiduciary institutions. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner ( STEP) and the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA).

A Swiss national, Ewald speaks English, and German. In his spare time, he enjoys the visual arts, reads plenty of books, plays golf and skis in the winter months.

Alina Monod

Trust Officer

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Alina supports the wealth planning and family office services at Alpadis Group’s Swiss office in Zurich.

Alina brings deep knowledge and experience surrounding compliance, KYC, tax planning, administration and the coordination of complex transactions among other skills. After studying Law at university, Alina started her legal career in both Zurich and Moscow.

She specialised in tax planning and asset protection and completed her STEP Certificate in International Trust Management/Diploma in 2016. She has worked with a number of leading firms in Switzerland including Sberbank (Switzerland) AG and Corecam Services AG, before joining the Alpadis Group team in 2019.

Alina speaks Russian, English, German and French and is resident in Switzerland where she enjoys outdoor sports and plays the piano.

Accreditations and Membership

STEP
International Tax Planning
SAV FSA
Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce

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