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Wenger & Vieli LTD

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Zug, Zurich

Pascal Honold

Work +41 58 958 58 58
Wenger & Vieli LTD

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


Pascal Honold practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, contract law, stock exchange law and restructuring law.

With his many years of experience, Pascal Honold has extensive expertise in business law in general and M&A practice in particular. He advises primarily on national and international business transactions in the areas of M&A, private equity and venture capital.

He supports his clients in M&A transactions, private equity and venture capital investments, corporate restructuring and financing rounds.

His clients include national and international medium-sized companies, groups and startups, entrepreneurs, investors, investment funds and family offices.

In 2008, he earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business and Trade Law from the Fordham University School of Law, New York. In the same year he passed the bar examination of the US State of New York, where he has been admitted to the bar since 2012. Pascal Honold has been admitted to the bar in Switzerland since 2002.


Since 2017, Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2008-2016, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2001-2007, Lawyer at law firms in Zurich; 2000-2001, 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 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 LTD's 'down-to-earth, fast-thinking and interdisciplinary' team 'gives clear and efficient advice' while applying 'an honest and transparent' approach to business. With strength in the energy and manufacturing industries, it focuses specifically on private equity and venture capital, as well as mid-market M&A transactions. Zug-based Beat Speck assisted an international consortium of investors with the CHF700m structured sale of a Swiss utility out of a hydro power-plants portfolio, and also advised the company behind the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project on a CHF400m EU fundraising. Pascal Honold is another key partner in the team.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

The insolvency department at Wenger & Vieli LTD focuses on contentious matters for creditors, debtors and banks, as well as international restructuring actions. Pascal Honold assists P & R Equipment & Finance Corp with the restructuring of its business in Switzerland as a consequence of the insolvency of the German group companies. Georg Zondler represents a Swiss supplier in the insolvency proceedings of kitchen manufacturer Bruno Piatti. Financial services expert Martin Hess is also noted.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

With offices in Zurich and Zug, Wenger & Vieli LTD has strength in fintech and capital markets matters, corporate and M&A, as well as competition, healthcare and life sciences law. Wolfgang Zürcher, Martin Hess, Urs Weber-Stecher, Michael Tschudin, Frank Scherrer and Pascal Honold are the names to note.

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  • 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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