Prof Dr iur Daniel Häusermann > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Healthcare/Life Science, Real Estate, Technology/Digital Economy


Partner. Practice focuses on public and private mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets (ECM) and real estate transactions. Other areas of work include corporate governance, corporate and capital markets law.


Qualified in 2009. Joined Homburger in 2014, Partner since 2021. Recent transactions include the takeover of Sunrise by Liberty Global, the U.S. IPO and follow-on offering of ADC Therapeutics, and several asset divestments by Novartis. In addition, he teaches private and commercial law at the Universities of St. Gallen and Zurich, has authored two books and around 40 articles and regularly speaks at conferences in and outside Switzerland.


German, English, French.


Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations. European Law Institute (Sustaining Member).


2021 Professor (Titularprofessor) of Private and Business Law, University of St. Gallen, 2015 University of St. Gallen (Privatdozent). 2011 Harvard Law School (LL.M.). 2009 University of St. Gallen (Dr. iur.). 2005 University of St. Gallen (lic. iur. HSG).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Daniel HäusermannHomburger

Homburger offers the ‘terrific combination of first-class expertise with a hands-on client-focused approach.‘ Led by the experienced Frank Gerhard and Benedikt Maurenbrecher, the group is well versed in the full gamut of capital market transactions, also covering regulatory and tax aspects. The practice scope includes equity transactions such as IPOs, capital increases, block trades, private placements and other corporate finance transactions. Convertible and exchangeable bonds as well as debt capital transactions and hybrid debt instruments are also handled. Dieter Gericke and Daniel Daeniker both counsel on IPOs and private placements. Benjamin Leisinger is noted for being ‘a fast thinker, highly efficient and very responsive‘. René Bösch is a DCM expert. Daniel Häusermann is a ‘sharp counsel gifted with a solid finance background.’

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

Homburger fields a team of ‘strong subject matter experts‘ across different specialisms: Dieter Gericke is a specialist in advising healthcare and life sciences clients on corporate law and transactions, while Andri Hess ‘provides strong support on IP litigation matters.Gregor Bühler covers regulatory aspects, and Marcel Dietrich is the name to note in competition and antitrust queries; together they head up the firm’s practice. Luca Dal Molin is sought after for data protection questions. Daniel Häusermann advises on financing transactions.