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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

15BIS RUE DES ALPES, PO BOX 2088, 1211 GENEVA 1, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 22 707 80 00
Fax:
Fax +41 22 707 80 01
Email:
Web:
www.swlegal.ch
Geneva, Singapore, Zurich

Jean Jacques Ah Choon

Tel:
Work +41 22 707 8000
Email:
Web:
www.swlegal.ch/en/lawyers/lawyer-detail/jean-jacques-ah-choon/
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Work Department

Geneva / Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital / Banking and Finance / Corporate and Commercial

Position

Jean Jacques Ah Choon is a Partner and head of Schellenberg Wittmer's M&A group. He regularly advises both Swiss and international clients on all types of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, takeovers, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. He also advises clients on financing issues.

Career

Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer (1999), Partner (2007).

Languages

French, English, German.

Member

International Bar Association, CEDIDAC, AIBL, etc.

Education

University of Geneva School of Law (1997). Swiss Bar (1999).


Switzerland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

'Top law firm' Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd provides 'straight-to-the-point, tailored advice on both the French- and German-speaking Swiss markets' and consists of 'very proactive and business-friendly corporate experts'. M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions are the core areas of expertise. 'Outstanding negotiator' Oliver Triebold was instructed by Schroder & Co Bank to structure the takeover of its Eastern European private banking unit by Compangnie Bancaire Helvétique. 'Extensively experienced in cross-border transactions', Geneva team lead Jean Jacques Ah Choon assisted Eiffage Construction with its acquisition of Priora, while 'solution-oriented' Tarek Houdrouge advised Hugo Fund Services on entering into a joint venture with Acolin Fund Services. Other names to note are Zurich M&A head Lorenzo Olgiati, transactional partner Martin Weber and 'smart and highly effective negotiator' Pascal Hubli.

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