Stephan Hitz

Certified Public Accountant

Stephan Hitz, Certified Public Accountant, founded Hitz & Partner Corporate Finance AG in 2003. He has more than 30 years of international experience in corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. On 1st March 2021, Stephan Hitz handed over the operational leadership as Managing Partner and Chairman to his successor Cédric Diego Vollmar, and is now retiring from the company at the end of March 2022. In the future, he will devote himself to other tasks, but will still be available to the company on a project basis.

Stephan started his professional career as an accountant at PwC and qualified as Swiss Certified Public Accountant in 1994. After 10 years of advising national and international clients both in audit and increasingly in Corporate Finance, he became head of M&A at the KUONI GROUP, where he lead during 5 years more than 20 cross-border transactions all over the world.

From 2001 until 2003, Stephan Hitz was Managing Partner of the Corporate Finance business unit and member of the Executive Board of EY Switzerland and served as a member of the “Global Executive Committee Corporate Finance”. Together with his team, he lead several deals of private and listed companies.

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