Dr iur Daniel Daeniker > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Corporate | M&A, Banking and Finance.


Senior Partner. Practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and on corporate governance. Other areas of work include capital markets law (particularly equity offerings and IPOs) and financial services regulation.


Qualified in 1990. Joined Homburger in 1991, Partner since 2000, Head of Corporate | M&A from 2009 to 2014, Managing Partner from 2013 to 2019, Senior Partner since 2019.


German, English, French, Spanish.


Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations.


Gained professional experience in Switzerland, Central America and Hong Kong before graduating as Dr iur from the University of Zurich in 1992. Also studied at the University of Chicago (LLM, 1996). Non-executive director of dormakaba Holding AG (Switzerland, listed on SIX Swiss Exchange), Hilti AG (Liechtenstein) and Rothschild & Co (France, listed on Euronext Paris).


Reading. Travelling. Walking the dog.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

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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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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Homburger has a track record handling headline transactions, where it is active for various corporations. The team is particularly knowledgeable in working for clients from regulated sectors. Besides advising on a variety of transactions, the team is also experienced in corporate governance matters and regulatory aspects. Dieter Gericke heads up the group and is an expert in public and private M&A. Daniel Daeniker has been active in this field for a long time and is noted alongside Frank GerhardClaude Lambert and David OserDaniel Hasler is another key contact.