Dr. Urs Breitenstein
Partner Corporate Finance / M&A

Dr. rer. pol



T: +41 61 485 93 06
M: +41 79 823 45 23

Languages: German, English, French


Dr Urs Breitenstein is a founding Partner of Hoffman & Partner. One of the leading valuation experts in Switzerland, he advises companies from sectors including life sciences, finance, consumer goods and manufacturing on the acquisition or disposal of companies, and on valuation issues (including assessments in line with IFRS and other accounting standards). Alongside his work for Hoffmann & Partners’ clients, Dr Breitenstein is regularly consulted as an independent valuation expert in disputes and lawsuits.

Before co-founding Hoffmann & Partner, Dr Breitenstein worked for Basler Kantonalbank, PricewaterhouseCoopers and, most recently, for Deloitte in Zurich, where he was a partner and team leader. He developed the valuation and business modelling team in Switzerland and was simultaneously responsible for the mergers and acquisitions department. Dr Breitenstein has also worked on several international projects, providing him with outstanding expertise in complex cross-border assessments and corporate transactions.

Dr Urs Breitenstein studied at the graduate school of the Swiss National Bank in Gerzensee and holds a doctorate in economics (Dr. rer. pol.) from the University of Basel.


  • M&A
  • Business evaluation
  • Interim CFO