Dr iur René Bösch > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Financial Market Regulation, Capital Markets.


Senior Counsel in Homburger’s Financial Market Regulation and Capital Markets teams. As an expert in capital market transactions and financial markets regulation, he is particularly focused on debt capital market transactions and the structuring of equity-linked and regulatory capital Instruments. He also specializes in advising clients on banking law and financial services regulation, including recovery and resolution planning.


Qualified in 1990, registered in the Bar Register of the Canton of Zurich. Joined Homburger in 1988, Partner 1998 – 2022, Senior Counsel since 2022.


German, English.


Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, International Bar Association (former member of the LPD Council and past co-chair of the Securities Law Committee and of the Capital Markets Forum). Market Expert on the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Panel of Experts.


Graduated as Dr iur from the University of Zurich in 1987 and received a Masters Degree (LLM) from the University of Chicago in 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

(Leading individuals)

René BöschHomburger

Homburger impresses with considerable experience in the banking and finance area, in which it covers the full spectrum of relevant matters. The team has a particularly strong track record in financing transactions and platforms, and is also often sought after in shaping new legislation. The client roster includes large banks as well as corporations being active in Switzerland. Benedikt Maurenbrecher leads the practice and is also well versed in regulatory questions. Other prominent practitioners are the experienced René Bösch, Daniel Haeberli, Benjamin Leisinger and Stefan Kramer. Jürg Frick is a key contact in syndicated debt, structured finance, and high-yield bond offerings. Associate David Borer knows asset based financings and securities offerings well.

Switzerland > Capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

René BöschHomburger

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 > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

The team at Homburger has a comprehensive offering with particularly deep experience in capital markets, banking and finance as well as corporate and M&A, tax and dispute resolution. Marcel Dietrich and Franz Hoffet head the team’s regulatory and competition service offering. Banking, finance and capital markets matters are the key focus areas of Benedikt Maurenbrecher, Jürg Frick and René Bösch while Daniel Daeniker has a corporate M&A focus and Dieter Grünblatt covers the tax aspects of transactions. Balz Gross and Felix Dasser specialise in litigation and arbitration. Also noted is intellectual property expert Georg Rauber.