Jan Ole Luuk
lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Certified VAT Expert

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Jan Ole Luuk is counsel in the Tax Team. He is an indirect tax specialist with a focus on Swiss and EU value added tax (VAT) and related customs and excise matters. He speaks and publishes regularly in the field of indirect taxation.

Born in 1971, Jan Ole Luuk was educated at the Free University Berlin (First State Law Exam 1996) and the University of London (LL.M. 1997). He continued his legal education at the Court of Appeal Berlin (Second State Law Exam 2000). He graduated as a Certified Tax Lawyer in Germany (2003) and as a Certified VAT Expert in Switzerland (2005). Prior to joining Walder Wyss he worked as senior tax consultant for a "Big Four" firm in Berlin.

Jan Ole Luuk speaks German and English. He is admitted to the Berlin Bar and registered as a German lawyer with the Lawyers’ Supervisory Authority in the Canton of Zurich.

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Jan Ole Luuk
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 12


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Jan Ole Luuk
lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Certified VAT Expert

Jan Ole Luuk is counsel in the Tax Team. He is an indirect tax specialist with a focus on Swiss and EU value added tax (VAT) and related customs and excise matters. He speaks and publishes regularly in the field of indirect taxation.

Born in 1971, Jan Ole Luuk was educated at the Free University Berlin (First State Law Exam 1996) and the University of London (LL.M. 1997). He continued his legal education at the Court of Appeal Berlin (Second State Law Exam 2000). He graduated as a Certified Tax Lawyer in Germany (2003) and as a Certified VAT Expert in Switzerland (2005). Prior to joining Walder Wyss he worked as senior tax consultant for a "Big Four" firm in Berlin.

Jan Ole Luuk speaks German and English. He is admitted to the Berlin Bar and registered as a German lawyer with the Lawyers’ Supervisory Authority in the Canton of Zurich.

 
 
 
 
 

Jan Ole Luuk
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 12

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Deals and Cases

Spirig Pharma completed the sale of its Cosmosphere business to Omya

On 30 November 2018, Spirig Pharma, a Nestlé subsidiary, completed the sale of its Cosmosphere business in Egerkingen to Omya. 

Walder Wyss advised Spirig Pharma with respect to this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was composed of Nicolas Iynedjian (Corporate/Real Estate), Jan Ole Luuk (Tax) and Hugh Reeves (IP/IT).


AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2018-2

On 19 November 2018, AMAG Leasing AG closed its fourth Swiss auto lease securitization transaction involving the issuance by Swiss Car ABS 2018-2 AG (the Issuer) of CHF 250,000,000 Asset-Backed Notes with a coupon of 0.22 per cent, due in 2028.

The Notes issued are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and are backed by a portfolio of Swiss auto lease assets originated by AMAG Leasing AG and transferred to the Issuer. The Notes are rated «AAA sf» by Fitch. UBS AG acted as Joint Arranger, Sole Lead Manager and Sole Bookrunner, StormHarbour Securities LLP as Joint Arranger and Credit Suisse AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank acted as Co-Managers.

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on the overall structuring and all Swiss legal, tax and VAT aspects of the transaction (transaction counsel). The Walder Wyss team included Lukas Wyss (Partner, Finance), Johannes A. Bürgi (Partner, Finance), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), Thomas Müller (Partner, Finance), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, VAT), Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance), Rafal Szala (Associate, Finance) and Azar Sang Bastian (Trainee, Finance).


Spirig Pharma completed the sale of its industrial site in Egerkingen to Omya

On 9 October 2018 Spirig Pharma, a Nestlé subsidiary, completed the sale of its industrial site in Egerkingen to Omya. 

Walder Wyss advised Spirig Pharma with respect to this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Nicolas Iynedjian (Corporate/Real Estate) and Jan Ole Luuk (Tax).


Stenprop sells its real estate portfolio to real estate investment fund Helvetica Swiss Commercial

Walder Wyss advised UK listed Stenprop (www.stenprop.com) in the course of the sale of its real estate portfolio to the real estate investment fund helvetica Swiss Commercial. The 7 properties are situated at good locations in the Greater Zurich Area, Central Switzerland, Greater Basel area, Western Switzerland and Ticino. The transactions closed through sale of assets as well as in the course of a share deal.

Walder Wyss advised Stenprop in all legal matters. The team was led by Francis Nordmann (Partner, Real Estate) and Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax) which were assisted by Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, Tax), André Kuhn (Associate, Real Estate), Daniel Donauer (Associate, M&A) and Ursina Gremminger (Associate, Tax).


Sale of ASIC Robotics AG and Reinvestment

Paragon Partners GmbH with its registered seat in Munich, Germany, acquired from the three former shareholders, Evoco AG, STS Management AG and Renaissance PME fondation suisse de placement, all Shares in ASIC Robotics AG with its registered seat in Burgdorf, Switzerland. On 12 July 2018 the Share Purchase Agreement was successfully completed. The former shareholders STS Management AG and Renaissance PME fondation suisse de placement reinvested in ASIC Robotics AG as part of the transaction. ASIC Robotics AG develops and manufactures custom-built machines for production, assembly and testing processes for a wide variety of industries e.g. med-tech automotive watchmaking and electronics.

Walder Wyss acted as advisor for the three former shareholders, Evoco AG, STS Management AG and Renaissance PME fondation suisse de placement, in this transaction. The Walder Wyss team included Stefan Knobloch (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Dario Galli (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Christine Leuch (Associate, IP/IT), Manuel Bigler (Associate, IP/IT), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, VAT), Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax).


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