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Walder Wyss Ltd

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lic iur Luc Defferrard

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Walder Wyss

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Banking & Finance / M&A / Corporate




Qualified in 1989. From 1990 to 1997, project manager at UBS (financing department). From 1998 to 1999, associate at another Swiss law firm. Joined Walder Wyss in 1999. Partner at Walder Wyss since 2001.


French, English and German.


Zurich and Swiss Bar Association.


University of Geneva (lic. iur., 1987).


Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Leading individuals

Luc Defferrard - Walder Wyss Ltd

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

Walder Wyss Ltd hosts 'a large team of excellent professionals in banking and finance', who stand out for their 'client-focused and forward-thinking' attitude. Focus areas include lending and structured finance transactions at a domestic or international level, regulatory advice, fund management, banking M&A and representation in investigations. 'Debt finance transaction expert' Lukas Wyss assisted Deutsche Private Equity with the leveraged acquisition financing concerning the purchase of AWK Group, while 'analytical and business-oriented' Theodor Härtsch acts as a core adviser to Perusa, Helvetica Property Investors and Equatex on regulatory issues. Luc Defferrard is another name to note.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

With offices in Zurich, Bern and Basel, Walder Wyss Ltd provides superior advice on capital markets, employment, competition, litigation, real estate, tax, intellectual property and TMT matters. Luc Defferrard, Ueli Sommer, Philippe Nordmann, Markus Frick, Magda Streuli-Youssef, Hans Rudolf Trüeb, Mark Reutter and Thomas Meister are the core partners.

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Legal Developments by:
Walder Wyss

  • 17 February 2017: Auris Medical's Public Equity Offering

    Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ: EARS) issued and priced its public offering of 10,000,000 common shares and 10,000,000 warrants, each warrant entitling its holder to purchase 0.70 of a common share.  The common shares and warrants are being sold in units comprised of one common share and one warrant at the public offering price of USD 1.00 per unit. The warrants will be immediately exercisable at a price of USD 1.20 per common share and are exercisable for five years. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional common shares and/or 1,500,000 additional warrants at the public offering price less underwriting discounts. The offering is expected to close on or about February 21, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Roth Capital Partners is acting as sole book-running manager in the offering. Maxim Group LLC is acting as a financial advisor in the offering.
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