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Wenger & Vieli

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Zug, Zurich

Pascal Honold

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Wenger & Vieli

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial Law; Energy Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Restructuring & Insolvency; Venture Capital & Private Equity.


Pascal Honold's practice is focused on corporate and commercial law, contract law, stock exchange law and restructuring law. He advises his clients in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions transactions, private equity and venture capital investments and other international business transactions, such as joint ventures and corporate financings and restructurings.


Siince 2017, Partner at Wenger & Vieli; 2008-2016, Lawyer at Wenger Vieli; 2001-07, Lawyer at law firms in Zurich; 2000-01, Junior Lawyer at a law firm in Zurich.


German, English and French.


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); American Bar Association (ABA).


2012, Admission to New York State Bar; 2008, New York Bar Examination; 2008, Fordham University School of Law, NYC (LL.M., International Business and Trade Law); 2002, Admission to the Swiss and Zurich Bar; 2000, University of Fribourg (lic. iur., Mention in European Law).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Wenger & Vieli’s team is ‘quick, reliable and straight to the point’ and focuses on mid-cap M&A work for energy, manufacturing, private equity and venture capital clients. Wolfgang Zürcher advised Audax Private Equity Fund on the $640m sale of Laborie Medical Technologies to North American company Patricia Industries. Zug-based partners Beat Speck and Michael Mosimann are recommended; Pascal Honold made partner in 2017.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Wenger & Vieli’s ‘quality team’ is ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and offers ‘excellent value and immediate response times’. A major focus lies on the representation of creditors in contentious insolvency proceedings, while the lawyers also provide insolvency advice to financial institutions and in restructuring cases. The team is advising former board members of Swissair on the company’s insolvency and also served as administrator and then liquidator in Helvetia Wealth’s composition proceedings. The ‘patient yet determinedMartin Hess is recommended, while Georg Zondler and Pascal Honold are also noted.

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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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