Dr iur Markus Pfenninger > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
Walder Wyss Ltd. Offices
PO BOX 1236
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Dr iur Markus Pfenninger
Banking & Finance / Capital Markets
Partner. Focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters.
Admitted to the bar in 1991. Foreign associate, Boston Financial Management Company and Law Firm (1994–95).
German and English
Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations; International Bar Association.
University of Zurich (lic. iur.; Dr. iur.), Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University (LL.M., 1994).
Walder Wyss Ltd. is noted for its strong track record in M&A and capital markets transactions, public tender offers and restructurings. Here, prominent practitioners include Urs Gnos, Alexander Nikitine, Markus Pfenninger, Luc Defferrard and Johannes Bürgi. The firm’s offering also includes support in employment, tax, competition and IP matters. Markus Frick, Philippe Nordmann, Hans Rudolf Trüeb and Reto Jacobs are other names to note.
Walder Wyss Ltd. impresses with the breadth of its practice; under the lead of Lukas Wyss and transaction expert Theodor Härtsch, the team is regularly instructed by national and foreign banks and private equity funds. Particular areas of expertise are domestic and international lending transactions, structured finance transactions, collective investment schemes, investigations and matters relating to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Luc Defferrard is an established practitioner in the market and Markus Pfenninger is a ‘strong negotiator‘.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Intellectual property
- Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland
- Private client
- Public law
- Real estate and construction
- Banking and finance: Zurich
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Data privacy and data protection
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland
- Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland
- Banking and finance: Geneva
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Insolvency and corporate recovery