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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)

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Dr Alexander Vogel

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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

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Capital Markets, Banking, Finance and Fintech | M&A and Private Equity | Insolvency and Restructuring | Real Estate


Alexander Vogel heads the firm's corporate & finance department. He specialises in complex cross-border M&A and finance transactions, including acquisition finance, corporate lending, private equity, capital market as well as complex real estate transactions.

Alexander Vogel has broad experience in financial regulatory, capital markets, banking and finance as well as related M&A transactions. He is ranked in various directories including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR, which describe him as “a standout individual in the firm's corporate practice”. He is commended by clients for his "brilliant, tactical, structured and goal-oriented advice. He is responsive and takes a business-minded approach."

He regularly publishes in the area of corporate finance, FinTech and M&A.


Head Corporate Finance Department (since 2003), Partner with Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (since 2000), Associate with Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago (1994), Admitted to the New York Bar (1994), Associate with meyerlustenberger (1992–1999), Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1992), Junior Associate with Koenig & Meyer (1990–1991)


German, English, French


Member of the board of the Swiss Association of Investment Companies (SRO SVIG), Member of the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association, Member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC), Member of the Zug Chamber of Economy


Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M. (1994), University of St. Gallen, Dr. iur., lic. iur. (1997/1989)


Banking and finance: Zurich

Within: Banking and finance: Zurich

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) 'consistently provides a high quality of work, combined with a practical approach towards transactions'. Fintech matters, investment funds, capital markets, anti-money laundering and regulatory advice are the key areas on the advisory side, while litigation concerning regulated entities is another focus. Practice head Dr Alexander Vogel regularly advises banks on syndicated loans in financing transactions, while Daniel Schoch acted for Spital Männedorf on its first issue and listing of a bond. Transaction partner Samuel Ljubicic, who 'is a pleasure to work with', assists start-up company Creditworld with regulatory matters.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL) 'is excellent in terms of experience, quality and client correspondence', with 'significant resources and a complete range of services available at short notice'. Areas of expertise include share and asset purchases, mergers, public tender offers, private equity and corporate governance matters. Practice head Dr Alexander Vogel acted for SAP on the de-merger and subsequent acquisition of Coresystems FSM. 'Highly deal-oriented' Andrea Sieber, who 'is able to deliver excellent results under pressure', advised Meyer Burger Switzerland on the sale of its energy systems division to solar industry specialist Patrick Hofer-Noser. TUI Suisse and Robert Bosch are among its other key clients. Mona Stephenson joined the Geneva office from Lenz & Staehelin in 2018.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)'s client base consists of companies, creditors and investors, for which the team handles restructuring and turnaround solutions, debt rescheduling or enforcement, M&A assistance, representation in proceedings and the negotiation of provisional measures. In 2018, Publicitas appointed Urs Boller as its provisional commissioner after being granted a moratorium. Together with Dr Alexander Vogel, he is acting for the bankrupt group companies Econcern and Ecostream International in a dispute involving the reclaiming of loans and defence against liability claims brought by the receiver of its bankrupt Swiss subsidiary. Samuel Ljubicic has expertise in corporate aspects and financial transactions.

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