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Wenger Plattner

SEESTRASSE 39, GOLDBACH-CENTER, PO BOX, 8700 KĂśSNACHT-ZĂśRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 43 222 38 00
Fax:
Fax +41 43 222 38 01
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Web:
www.wenger-plattner.ch
Basel, Bern, Geneva, Zurich

Switzerland

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Wenger Plattner

Wenger Plattner's 'efficient and diligent team works together seamlessly' and 'provides flawless legal work together with a commercial and transaction-driven approach'. Apart from a general focus on M&A transactions, the team also handles contract drafting and negotiations. The 'business-oriented, innovative and knowledgeable' Oliver Künzler and senior associate Eva Schott advised Eneco Group on the acquisition and subsequent post-merger implementation of Ampard. Another highlight was assisting Trom with the sale of Alvier PM-Technology to Höganäs.

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 4

Wenger Plattner

Covering both competition and antitrust law, Wenger Plattner has expertise in price surveillance, merger control, compliance contracts and distribution agreements, and also has a track record representing clients in administrative and civil law court cases. Fritz Rothenbühler successfully obtained ComCo's clearance for the hospital merger between Universitätsspital Basel and Kantonsspital Baselland.

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Dispute resolution: litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 4

Wenger Plattner

The client base of Zurich- and Basel-based firm Wenger Plattner features companies, public-law entities and private persons who require legal assistance in corporate, commercial and insolvency-related disputes, as well as banking, transport, insurance, intellectual property and real estate litigation. Team lead Stephan Kesselbach is involved in contentious proceedings concerning the insolvencies of clients Banque Hottinger & Cie, Petroplus Marketing and SwissAir. The team also includes of counsel Werner Wenger and commercial litigator Roland Bachmann, who joined from Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG in November 2018.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 1

Wenger Plattner

Wenger Plattner's 'hugely experienced and hands-on restructuring team combines excellent expertise and high quality with a very high level of responsiveness and a good commercial mindset'. With a major focus on liquidation proceedings and restructuring matters, it is also recommended for its 'outstanding expertise in cross-border insolvency law'. The 'excellent, efficient and creative' Brigitte Umbach-Spahn and 'technically skilled, easy-to-work-with' Karl Wüthrich are acting as liquidators in the separate Bank Hottinger & Cie, Petroplus Marketing and Swissair proceedings, while Bern-based Fritz Rothenbühler took on a similar role in the winding-down procedure for Enzian Ship Management and Swiss Chem Tankers. Senior associate Stefan Bossart is another name to note.

Leading individuals

Brigitte Umbach-Spahn - Wenger Plattner

Karl WĂĽthrich - Wenger Plattner

Next Generation Partners

Stefan Bossart - Wenger Plattner

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland - ranked: tier 4

Wenger Plattner

Wenger Plattner's stellar record in insolvency and corporate recovery matters is complemented by its corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and real estate expertise. Key partners include Brigitte Umbach-Spahn, Karl Wüthrich, Oliver Künzler, Fritz Rothenbühler, Stephan Kesselbach, Thomas Wetzel and Placidus Plattner.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Wenger Plattner

Assisting real estate and construction management companies, investors, pension funds, building owners, public clients and individuals, the eight-partner team at Wenger Plattner handles private and public construction law, transactions, tenancy and facility management matters. Practice lead Thomas Wetzel, transactions and tenancy lawyer Placidus Plattner and public-law specialist Gaudenz Schwitter are among the key practitioners.

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Switzerland

Offices in Basel, Zurich, Bern, and Geneva

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Wenger Plattner

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