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Pestalozzi

LĂ–WENSTRASSE 1, 8001 ZĂśRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 44 217 91 11
Fax:
Fax +41 44 217 92 17
Email:
Web:
www.pestalozzilaw.com
Geneva, Zurich

Severin Roelli

Tel:
Work +41 44 217 91 11
Email:
Pestalozzi

Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions / Corporate / Capital Markets.

Position

Member of the Corporate/M&A group in Zurich. Advises both foreign and domestic clients on private and public M&A transactions, corporate governance issues, acquisition finance, capital market, securities and stock exchange law, corporate reorganizations, joint venture and general corporate law. Authorized issuer’s representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Career

University of Zurich (lic.iur., 1998). Bar Admission (2000). Columbia University New York (LL.M, 2002). Partner at Pestalozzi (2008).

Languages

German, English.

Member

Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association.


Switzerland

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Pestalozzi has strength in derivative and high-yield bond issuances, mainly acting for banks and companies. Other areas of expertise range from transactions, IPOs, private equity financing, private investment in public equity offerings and securitisation to fintech products and regulatory matters. Crédit Agricole, EON, RWE, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank are among its clients for securitisation and real estate-related capital markets transactions, while Nordea Bank, HSBC and Danske Bank were advised on their respective structured notes programmes. Practice lead Urs Klöti and partner Oliver Widmer are the key practitioners. Debt capital markets lawyer Beat Schwarz and stock exchange specialist Severin Roelli are other names to note.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Pestalozzi's team handles the full range of services in commercial, corporate and M&A, from governance aspects, liability issues and contracts to corporate compliance, reorganisations and transactions. New client American International Group instructed Christoph Lang and Beat Schwarz with the negotiation of an agreement to acquire Validus Holdings for $5.56bn, while Severin Roelli advised on the purchase of Raiffeisen Privatbank Liechtenstein by Mason Group. Christian Leuenberger and Martin Müller are other key partners in Zurich, and Sébastien Roy heads the Geneva practice.

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