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Work +41 43 222 10 00
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www.homburger.ch

Dr iur Stefan Kramer

Tel:
Work +41 43 222 10 00
Email:
Homburger

Work Department

Banking and Finance.

Position

Partner. Practice focuses on capital markets and banking law. Advising 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, payment services and financial markets infrastructures.

Career

Qualified in 2007. Joined Homburger in 2005 as a Junior Associate and became Partner in 2016.

Languages

German, English.

Education

2000 University of Zurich (lic iur), 2005 University of Zurich (Dr iur), 2010 Harvard Law School (LLM, International Finance Concentration).


Switzerland

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Homburger is 'valued for its strong client focus, market intelligence, competence and high-quality work products'. With considerable expertise in equity, hybrid and debt transactions, the team is also well known for advising on IPOs, equity raisings, capital and debt issuances, as well as traded investment products. Recent highlights include advising on the updating of UBS Group's senior debt programme, work which was led by Stefan Kramer, who has 'strong knowledge of banking regulations', and the 'skilled and client-oriented' Benedikt Maurenbrecher. Other core practitioners are René Bösch, a key counsel for Credit Suisse, and Daniel Daeniker, who acted for Sensirion on the listing of over eight million shares in connection with its IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange. 'Outstanding legal adviser' Hansjürg Appenzeller and 'solution-driven' counsel Lee Saladino are also recommended.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Homburger provides bankruptcy, restructuring and transactional advice, while also acting for clients in related litigation and foreign-bankruptcy recognition proceedings. Practice head Stefan Kramer advised Kauphing Bank on its Swiss-law composition plan and the recognition of Icelandic insolvency decrees in Switzerland. Credit Suisse and ISDA are other key clients. Benjamin Leisinger made partner in January 2018. Simon Vorburger  left for Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (Schweiz) GmbH in July 2018.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

The real estate practice at Homburger has 'a very good reputation in the market' due to its 'hands-on approach, flexibility and responsiveness'. Its experience covers transactions, various types of contracts, agreements and permits, dispute resolution, infrastructure projects and financing matters. Recent highlights include handling the structuring and implementation of a mortgage financing platform for UBS Switzerland, as well as assisting Careal and Amag with obtaining a construction permit for the realisation of a public car park in central Switzerland. Key names include Daniel Hasler, Marcel Dietrich, Stefan Kramer, Balz Gross and Gabrielle Nater-Bass.

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Switzerland: Banking & Finance (2nd edition)

March 2019. By Stefan Kramer, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to banking and finance laws and regulations that may occur in  Switzerland . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Banking & Finance. [Continue Reading]

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