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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

Tarek Houdrouge

Tel:
Work +41 22 707 8000
Email:
Web:
www.swlegal.ch/en/lawyers/lawyer-detail/tarek-houdrouge/
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Work Department

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

Position

Tarek Houdrouge is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Banking and Finance Group and Corporate and Commercial Group in Geneva. His main areas are banking and finance, transactions and corporate law, combining a banking and finance expertise with an M&A practice. His practice covers also commercial contracts and commercial transactions, including corporate restructurings, private equity and joint ventures.

Career

Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer (2010), Partner (2017).

Languages

French, English, German.

Member

Swiss Bar Association. Geneva Bar Association. International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA). Centre du droit de l'entreprise (CEDIDAC).

Education

University of Lausanne, law degree (2003), LL.M. in European and International Economic Law (2004). Swiss Bar (2006). Northwestern University School of Law (Chicago), Master of Laws (2010). New York State Bar (2011).


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Geneva

Within: Next Generation Partners

Tarek Houdrouge - Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Within: Banking and finance: Geneva

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd's team attracts a growing client base through its 'proactivity, strong strategic vision, in-depth knowledge and business acumen'. Handling banking M&A, investment management, syndicated lending and regulatory matters, the client roster includes Banco Santander, BNP Paribas, UBS and Credit Suisse Funds. Grégoire Wuest advised a major bank on regulatory issues connected to the granting of securities on its entire book of mortgages to a foreign entity. Practice head Caroline Clemetson provides on-going regulatory assistance to fund manager Veraison Capital AG. Tarek Houdrouge, who 'demonstrates both detailed legal knowledge and strong interpersonal skills', is also recommended.

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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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