Dr iur Stefan Kramer > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Homburger
PRIME TOWER
HARDSTRASSE 201
8005 ZURICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Capital Markets, Financial Market Regulation, Financing and Investment Products, Real Estate, Technology and Digital Economy, Restructuring/ Insolvency.

Position

Partner in Homburger’s Financial Market Regulation, Financial and Investment Products and Capital Markets teams. Stefan Kramer’s practice focuses on capital markets and banking law. He regularly advises on asset based financings (covered bonds and securitizations), banking regulation (including regulatory capital transactions) and derivatives markets regulations. Other areas of work include insolvency law and financial markets infrastructures. He is also a member of the firm’s TechGroup.

Career

Qualified in 2007, registered in the Bar Register of the Canton of Zurich. Joined Homburger in 2007, Partner since 2016.

Languages

German, English.

Education

Graduated as Dr iur from the University of Zurich in 2005 and received a Masters Degree (LLM, International Finance Concentration) from Harvard Law School in 2010.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Zurich

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 > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Clients appreciate Homburger for having ‘the necessary robustness to deal with counterparts and conflicts in a complex and challenging scenario.’ The team is strong at advising clients on solvent and out-of-court restructurings as well as preventive measures, recapitalisation and refinancing, and representing creditors in insolvency-related proceedings. The close cooperation with the firm’s banking and finance, corporate and capital markets groups adds value, especially when assisting financial sector clients. Practice head Stefan Kramer specialises in out-of-court restructuring and corporate recovery. Benjamin Leisinger is the second key name.

Comparative Guides

Switzerland: Banking & Finance March 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Banking & Finance laws and regulations that may occur in Switzerland.