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

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Work Department

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets.


René Bösch is a partner in both the Banking and Finance and the 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.

René Bösch regularly advises Swiss and international financial institutions with respect to financing transactions and regulatory matters. In addition, he is experienced in assisting clients with internal investigations and representing them before Swiss authorities.

Over the years, René Bösch has been and still is consistently ranked top tier by leading law directories with respect to his expertise.

René Bösch regularly publishes and lectures on banking and financial market matters.


Qualified in 1990, registered in the Bar Register of the Canton of Zurich. Joined Homburger in 1989, Partner since 1998. He is a member of the editorial board of CapLaw, an electronic newsletter on Swiss capital markets law as well as a member of the Cross-Border Resolution Working Group of the Institute of International Finance.


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 > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Homburger has a broad practice, with particular strength in preventive counselling and restructuring as well as recapitalisation and refinancing. Its mandates often come from clients in the financial services industry. Stefan Kramer is the practice head; he is a specialist in banking and capital markets matters as well as financial market infrastructure. René Bösch is knowledgeable in recovery and resolution planning. Benedikt Maurenbrecher and Daniel Haeberli are also noted. Senior counsel Ueli Huber has more than 30 years of experience in legal services.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Homburger is an established player in the market and is particularly noted for its corporate, M&A and capital markets as well as its banking and finance practice, where Benedikt MaurenbrecherRené Bösch and Daniel Daeniker are key names. Other areas of expertise include dispute resolution, competition, tax, and IP and TMT, where the key contacts are Balz Gross and Felix DasserMarcel Dietrich and Franz HoffetPeter Riedweg and Dieter Grünblatt; and Georg Rauber. David Rosenthal left the firm.

Switzerland > Capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

René BöschHomburger

The capital markets team at Homburger is led by Frank Gerhard and Benedikt Maurenbrecher; it has a strong track record in ECM and DCM work, where it is equally active for issuers and underwriters. René Bösch is an expert in the structuring of equity-linked and regulatory capital instruments and debt capital market transactions. Daniel Daeniker is a key contact for issuers in IPOs and equity offerings. Other prominent practitioners are Stefan KramerBenjamin Leisinger and counsel Lee Saladino. Senior associate Daniel Häusermann and associate Lorenzo Togni are also noted.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

(Leading individuals)

René BöschHomburger

Homburger‘s banking and finance team has an excellent reputation and is particularly active in financing transactions and work relating to investment models. The team is instructed primarily by national and international banks and financial services companies. Practice head Benedikt MaurenbrecherBenjamin Leisinger and Jürg Frick are well versed in advising on financial market regulations. Frick also has notable expertise handling syndicated debt financing. Other key names include Daniel Haeberli, who is an expert on fintech matters; René Bösch, who is a key contact for financing; and Stefan Kramer, who specialises in asset financing.