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Homburger
PRIME TOWER
HARDSTRASSE 201
8005 ZURICH
Switzerland
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Work Department

Banking and Finance.

Position

Partner. Daniel Haeberli is a banking and finance as well as a structured products and derivatives specialist. His practice focuses on secured lending, syndicated debt and structured financing as well as derivatives, securitized structured products, investment funds and bond offerings. He is also an expert in financial restructurings and a member of the firm’s insolvency group. He regularly advises clients on initial coin offerings (ICO) and on cryptocurrency regulations. Recent work highlights are: Advised AMAG Leasing, the largest car leasing company in Switzerland, in the issuance of an aggregate of CHF 720m in 2017 and 2018 and in conncection with a credit facility of up to CHF 1.7bn. Advised WISeKey International Holding Ltd (SIX: WIHN) in connection with a secured line of credit facility for acquisition financing from ExWorks Capital, a U.S. private debt fund. Advised the Swiss project company in connection with the financing of a gas pipeline. Advised Credit Suisse, Bank Julius Bär, J.P. Morgan, Société Générale and Basler Kantonalbank in connection with the documentation, registration and maintenance of programs for the offering and listing of securitized structured products in Switzerland.

Career

Qualified in 1996. Joined Homburger in 2001. Partner since 2009. Authorised representative at SIX Swiss Exchange. Head “Legal & Regulation” of Swiss Structured Products Association. Member of the State Secretariat for International Finance Matters SIF’s working group responsible for new Swiss Financial Services Act and Ordinances

Languages

German, English.

Memberships

Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association.

Education

1996 graduation from University of Zurich Law School. 2001 LL.M. in corporate law from New York University School of Law.

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 > Banking and finance: Zurich

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.

Switzerland > Fintech

Homburger, which is best known for its traditional finance and regulatory expertise, receives a stream of work related to Swiss law and Finma-regulated aspects of cryptocurrency services and transactions in the space. Recent work includes advising UBS on a new mortgage financing disintermediation platform; acting for Amun on a crypto-linked collateralised exchange traded product; and assisting The Singularity Group AG with all blockchain-related matters and associated administrative and licensing proceedings. Security tokenisation and asset-based financing are other areas of strength. Daniel Haeberli and Georg Rauber are the practice heads.