The Legal 500

Wenger & Vieli

DUFOURSTRASSE 56, 8008 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 958 58 58
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Web:
www.wengervieli.ch
Zurich, Zug

Switzerland

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  • Switzerland: Banking and finance > Zurich
  • Switzerland: Leading firms > Zurich

Switzerland

Within Capital markets, Wenger & Vieli is a second tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli’s main focus is on equity capital markets, but it also undertakes a significant amount of debt work. Its ‘level of service and industry knowledge are outstanding’. Recent work includes advising Peach Property Group on the issuance of bonds in Switzerland and Germany. Wolfgang Zürcher is the key contact.

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Within EU, competition and WTO, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli’s team is headed by Urs Weber-Stecher, and has experience in cartels, contracts and compliance programmes.

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Within Insolvency and corporate recovery, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli’s team is led by Georg Zondler. It recently represented former board members in the Swissair group insolvency, one of the largest Swiss insolvencies. It also acted for creditors of an insolvent Swiss real estate company with assets in Switzerland and Germany.

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Within Mergers and acquisitions, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli’s team is led by Beat Speck and Christoph Schmid. It advised hybris on its sale to SAP, thought to be one of the largest M&A deals in the country to date.

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Within Tax, tier 4

Wenger & Vieli has a standalone practice acting for companies and private clients, as well as providing transactional support to the wider firm. Stephan Hürlimann is the department head.

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Switzerland: Banking and finance

Within Zurich, Wenger & Vieli is a second tier firm,

Wenger & Vieliprovides excellent advice and understands the client’s business and its key drivers’. Andreas Hünerwadel, who co-heads the practice, has ‘an excellent track record as a litigator’; Martin Hess is ‘a leading specialist in securities and payment services law in Switzerland’; and Peter Altorfer is ‘highly regarded in the local legal community for his experience and understanding of legal risks’.

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Switzerland: Dispute resolution

Within Litigation, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieli handles a range of national and international cases. Michael Huber heads the team.

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Switzerland: Leading firms

Within Zurich, Wenger & Vieli is a third tier firm,

Wenger & Vieliprovides excellent advice, understands the client’s business and its key drivers, and always provides good value for money’. Peter Altorfer, Michael Huber and Andreas Hünerwadel are highly regarded for their banking and finance work.

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Legal Developments by:
Wenger & Vieli

  • Swiss Capital Contribution Principle

    As per 1 January 2011 a new regulation in the Swiss tax law concerning the tax treatment of the repayment of capital contributions enters into force. According to the new rules the repayment of capital contributions is exempt from Swiss income tax (if the shares are owned as private means) and Swiss withholding tax.
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