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Work +41 43 222 10 00
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www.homburger.ch

Dr iur Frank Gerhard

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

Work Department

Corporate | M&A.

Position

Partner. M&A, public takeovers, private equity, corporate law and governance, equity offerings, IPOs. Recent transactions include assisting Clariant in the merger of equals with Huntsman, gategroup in the public takeover by HNA, Royal Bank of Scotland in the sale of its international private banking business (Coutts Ltd) to Union Bancaire Privée; Dufry in its acquisitions of World Duty Free and The Nuance Group; Clariant in the divestiture of five global divisions; the underwriters in the IPO of Leonteq on the SIX Stock Exchange.

Career

Admissions: all Swiss courts (1994); New York Bar (1998). Homburger since 1998. Foreign Associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York, 2003-04. Partner at Homburger since 2005. Authorised representative at SIX Swiss Exchange

Languages

German, English, French.

Member

Member of the editorial board of the law journal "Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)".

Education

Columbia Law School (LLM, 1997) University of Neuchâtel (Dr iur, 2000).


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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