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Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

LĂ–WENSTRASSE 19, PO BOX 1876, 8021 ZĂśRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 44 215 52 52
Fax:
Fax +41 44 215 52 00
Email:
Web:
www.swlegal.ch
Geneva, Singapore, Zurich

Dr Martin Lanz

Tel:
Work +41 44 215 5252
Email:
Web:
www.swlegal.ch/en/lawyers/lawyer-detail/martin-lanz/
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Work Department

Zurich / Banking and Finance / Capital Markets / Corporate and Commercial

Position

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office, where he heads the Banking and Finance Group. He focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. His activities include transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans. He specializes in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organizational aspects, and outsourcing matters. Martin Lanz is an authorized representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Career

Lawyer in Capital Markets Division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank). Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer (1991), Partner (1995).

Languages

German, English, French.

Education

Swiss bar (1983). University of Basel, Doctor of Law (1985).


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Leading individuals

Martin Lanz - Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

The 'professional, responsive and reliable' team at 'well-established firm' Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd is highly regarded for its 'broad expertise in regulatory issues', while also assisting with restructurings, investments, asset management and syndicated lending transactions. Practice lead Philippe Borens advised Reichmuth Investment Management on the structuring and implementation of special purposes vehicle LokRoll. Derivatives and transactions specialist Olivier Favre, who together with Martin Lanz acts for Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative on group structure aspects, is also noted.

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Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Martin Lanz - Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Within: Capital markets

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd's team of 'outstanding professionals' maintains 'good working relationships' with clients and is renowned for staying 'calm even in stressful situations'. With a focus on debt capital market transactions, OTC derivatives and asset management, the department's recent highlights include the placement of €600m-worth of zero-coupon convertible bonds by public-listed company ams and advising a foreign bank on the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland. The practice includes team head Philippe Borens, financial products expert Martin Lanz and transactions partner Olivier Favre.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd impresses with high-end work in dispute resolution, banking and finance, transport, sports and TMT. David Mamane, Martin Lanz, 'outstanding data protection lawyer' Roland Mathys, Manuel Liatowitsch, Christopher Boog and Alexander von Ziegler are the main partners, while Philipp Groz and Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny are also noted.

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