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Dr iur Claude Lambert

Tel:
Work +41 43 222 10 00
Email:
Homburger

Work Department

Corporate | M&A.

Position

Partner. Specialized in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity, public takeovers and defences and corporate law and governance. Recent assignments include assisting CVC Capital Partners in the sale of its shares in Sunrise Communications Group AG, Looser Holding AG in the combination with AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG by public tender offer, SPAR Group LTD (South Africa) in its acquisition of all shares in SPAR Holding AG (Switzerland), Netcentric in data protection issues and several listed companies with their shareholders' meeting.

Career

Joined Homburger 1994, Partner since 2002, hiring partner since 2004. 1997-98 foreign associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York. Lecturer for commercial and corporate law at the University of Zurich. Authorised representative at SIX Swiss exchange.

Languages

German, English.

Education

Dr. iur. University of Zurich 1992. LLM Harvard Law School 1997.


Switzerland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Homburger is renowned for providing 'very knowledgeable and accessible' specialist teams, ensuring that 'the right people work on the right tasks'. The practice includes M&A and capital market transactions, as well as restructuring matters, compliance issues and internal investigations, as well as dispute resolution. In a major highlight, Dieter Gericke handled ChemChina's $43bn acquisition of Syngenta. Daniel Daeniker assisted Fairfax Financial Holdings with its $4.9bn merger with Allied World Assurance. Daniel Hasler acted for MTH Retail Group during its purchase of OWiba Group. M&A partner Frank Gerhard is another name to note, while clients also recommended the 'well-connected' Daniel Oser and Claude Lambert.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Zurich-based firm Homburger impresses with 'quick response times and a straightforward, common-sense approach'. The team is particularly experienced in the creation and implementation of employee participation and compensation plans, as well as employment matters related to transactions and restructuring. 'Very convincing' practice head Balz Gross advises General Motors on the divestment and transfer of Opel brand employees to Peugeot. Clients also recommend 'pragmatic and practical' executive compensation specialist Claude Lambert and 'extremely bright' associate Andreas Müller. Employment litigator Gregor Bühler is a key name for resolving top-management and data protection disputes.

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