Dr iur Beat Speck > Wenger Vieli Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Wenger Vieli Ltd
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Work Department

Energy Law; Information Technology Law; Pharmaceutical & Health Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Venture Capital & Private Equity.


Beat Speck works mainly in the M&A, venture capital, private equity und blockchain/ICO fields. He heads the Transactions practice group.

In particular, Beat Speck deals with the entire life cycle of venture capital and private equity financing. He advises national and international investors on the structuring of funds, consults on the investment process in holding companies, is available to them during the holding period and helps all parties involved to a successful exit (IPO, trade sale, dual track).

In his capacity as a lawyer, civil law notary of the Canton of Zug and recognized representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange, he is in a position to offer the individual processes efficiently from a single source.

Beat Speck publishes regularly in his fields of expertise. He is a board member of SECA (Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association) as well as of the Private Equity Chapter of Meritas.


Since 2011, Partner at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2003-2010, Lawyer at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.; 2001-2002, Lawyer at a business law firm in Zug; 2000-2001, Junior Lawyer at a business law firm in Zug.


German, English and French.


International Bar Association (IBA); Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zuger Advokatenverein; Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA).


2006, University of Lucerne (Dr. iur.); 2005, Westminster University, London (LL.M., Corporate Finance); 2002, Admission to the Bar; 2002, Admission as Notary Public of the Canton of Zug; 2000, University of Bern and University of Lausanne (lic. iur.).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Beat Speck  – Wenger Vieli Ltd

Wenger Vieli Ltd acts on a broad range of transactions, and is frequently active for entrepreneurs, investors, start-ups and SMEs. The department has particular strength in the financial services, life sciences, IT and cryptocurrency sectors. ‘Highly committed‘ team lead Beat Speck focuses on private cross-border M&A, financing rounds, and corporate reorganisations. Wolfgang Zürcher and Christian Wenger share a focus on private equity and venture capital.

Switzerland > Capital markets

Wenger Vieli Ltd advises on the full range of equity and debt capital market matters, and have noteworthy expertise in digitalisation and tokenisation technologies. The department acts for a selection of banks, companies, and private equity funds, as well as start-ups. Pascal Honold leads the team, and has more than 20 years experience in the practice area. Other core team members include Wolfgang Zürcher and Beat Speck.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

The Zurich branch of Wenger Vieli Ltd is led by Beat Speck, Roman Heiz, and Pascal Honold, the executive board. The team covers both national and international legal matters, with a particular focus on taxation. Other notable names include Peter Altorfer, Marco Cereghetti and Nicolas Bracher, described by clients as having ‘broad knowledge of banking matters‘ as well as being ‘excellent litigators‘.