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

Wenger Vieli Ltd
DUFOURSTRASSE 56
8008 ZÜRICH
Switzerland
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Work Department

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

Position

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.

Career

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.

Languages

German, English and French.

Memberships

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

Education

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 > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Wenger Vieli Ltd acts for a variety of clients,  from the banking and finance as well as life sciences sectors. From the offices in Zug and Zurich the practitioners cover advice on banking, capital markets, corporate and tax matters as well as dispute resolution. Roman Heiz specialises in real estate matters and Michael Mráz has a focus on white collar crime proceedings. Beat Speck, Michael Tschudin, Pascal Honold and Barbara Brauchli Rohrer are key contacts for capital markets, competition law, M&A and taxes respectively.

Switzerland > Capital markets

The ‘dealmakers’ at Wenger Vieli Ltd are particularly focused on equity capital markets, but also see an increase in debt-related work. Banks, companies and private equity funds as well as several start-ups approach the group for its capital market expertise. Pascal Honold is a key contact for listed companies in a range of matters and leads the practice together with IPO specialist Wolfgang Zürcher. Beat Speck handles capital market and other transactions.

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Beat Speck  – Wenger Vieli Ltd

Wenger Vieli Ltd is noted for providing ‘outstanding results in a timely manner and in a pragmatic way.’ The team handles a high number of transactions in the mid-market segment, acting in particular for private equity funds, start-ups and VC investors. Beat Speck is well versed in handling matters for clients from the energy, IT, telecommunications, and entertainment industries. He leads the practice together with transaction specialist Pascal Honold. Wolfgang Zürcher is a key contact for entrepreneurs.