Kurt Moosmann
Name: Dr. Kurt Moosmann
Firm Name: Moosmann Advisors AG
Country: Switzerland
Expertise: Estate Planning Law


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Kurt Moosmann is our exclusively recommended Estate Planning Law expert in Switzerland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kurt directly using the contact details listed above.

Dr. Kurt Moosmann is an highly sought expert with more than 25 years of experience in advising business owning families, family offices and entrepreneurs across the globe.  Before establishing Moosmann Advisors in 2014, he had co-founded and successfully assumed the role as Chairman of Dara Capital, a Multi-Family Office with offices in Zurich and New York.  From 2014 – 2021 he presided over the Advisory Board of FODIS LLC, Pittsburgh, which serves global family owned business enterprises and family offices with significant direct investment holdings in US operating family businesses.  Formerly Dr. Moosmann was Managing Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Quilvest Switzerland, where he had founded and managed their Wealth Advisory Department. Before joining Quilvest, he had chaired Deutsche Bank’s International Wealth Planning Division from 1998-2004.

Today Dr. Moosmann also serves as Executive Vice-Chairman of the Elsa Peretti Holding Ltd., the single family office of the legendary late jewelry designer Elsa Peretti, and acts as Vice-Chairman of Ms. Peretti’s charitable Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation. Since 2019 he has been President of Switzerland’s Single Family Office Association (SFOA). Dr. Moosmann is also Co-Founder and Co-Chairman Emeritus of the esteemed Family Office Roundtable (FORT), a global Think-Tank for leading entrepreneurs in association with Wharton University. For many years, he also served as a Member of the University Board of the Private University of Liechtenstein (UFL) and has been an active member of the STEP.

The native Swiss-Canadian holds a Doctorate of Law from the University of Zurich. His thesis, comparing the Anglo-Saxon and Liechtenstein trust structures, with special consideration of beneficiaries’ interests, was published in 1999. He also holds an MBA in International Wealth Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business (USA) and regularly lectures on topics related to Cross-Border Estate and Tax Planning, and on generational transition and governance matters within Family Business Enterprises.

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