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Lenz & Staehelin

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 24, 8027 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 80 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Beat Kühni

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Commercial and Contracts, Banking & Regulatory, Corporate Finance, Structured Finance, Real Estate and Insolvency & Restructuring.

Position

Beat Kühni is an expert in corporate, M&A, private equity, banking and finance, real estate matters and corporate & regulatory investigations.

Career

Admission to the Bar (1995), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (1996), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2003).

Languages

German, English, French.

Education

University of Chicago Law School (LL.M. 1998).


Switzerland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lenz & Staehelin's 'highly recommended, hands-on' team stands out for its 'very thorough levels of preparation' and 'impeccable integrity', 'combining exceptional lawyers with tremendous collegiality and client service'. Focus areas include private and public M&A, corporate governance, and private equity transactions. In a recent highlight, 'world-class M&A lawyerHans-Jakob Diem assisted Saudi Basic Industries with its upcoming 24.99% share capital acquisition in Clariant. Rudolf Tschäni is another key practitioner, while clients further recommend 'extraordinarily smartTino Gaberthüel; 'committedBeat Kühni, who has 'an encyclopaedic knowledge'; 'clear, proactive and quickStephan Erni; as well as 'efficient and flexible' Geneva-based Guy Vermeil.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Beat Kühni - Lenz & Staehelin

Within: Real estate and construction

Lenz & Staehelin is best known for advising on real estate financing, sale-and-lease-back transactions, commercial leasing, developments, public-sector matters and regulatory law. Subsequent to handling the acquisition, Beat Kühni is assisting Marriott and Ritz-Carlton with the transition and refurbishment of a luxury five-star hotel to be relaunched as "The Ritz Carlton, Hotel de la Paix Geneva". Eli Lilly and Z Capital Partners are among its other clients. Cécile Berger Meyer is the key contact in Geneva. Geneva-based Andreas Rötheli handles transactional real estate matters.

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