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Lorenzo Olgiati

Lorenzo Olgiati
Office:
Löwenstrasse 19
PO Box 2201
8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 215 5252
Fax:
+41 44 215 5200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Capital Markets

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies and their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, multinational groups of companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer on the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1989, he served as a research and teaching assistant to Prof. Peter Forstmoser, chair of corporate, capital markets and commercial law, and obtained his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995. In 1997, he earned a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He then worked as a foreign associate with an international law firm in New York. Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction,  dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Lorenzo Olgiati is recommended for his deep expertise in securities regulation and complex capital markets transactions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Corporate Governance

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies and their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, multinational groups of companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer on the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1989, he served as a research and teaching assistant to Professor Peter Forstmoser, chair of corporate, capital markets and commercial law, and obtained his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995. In 1997, he earned a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He then worked as a foreign associate with an international law firm in New York. Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction,  dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Lorenzo Olgiati has extensive experience assisting companies with corporate restructurings and a full range of other important governance issues.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies and their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, multinational groups of companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1989, he served as a research and teaching assistant to professor Peter Forstmoser, chair of corporate, capital markets and commercial law, and obtained his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995. In 1997, he earned a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He then worked as a foreign associate with an international law firm in New York. Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Lorenzo Olgiati is a "great lawyer in M&A", according to sources, who particularly identify his negotiation skills as a key strength.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - M&A

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies and their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, multinational groups of companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1989, he served as a research and teaching assistant to professor Peter Forstmoser, chair of corporate, capital markets and commercial law, and obtained his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995. In 1997, he earned a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He then worked as a foreign associate with an international law firm in New York. Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: According to one corporate source, Lorenzo Olgiati “is extremely deal-oriented and excels at managing the process and other parties involved”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Corporate Governance

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies and their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, multinational groups of companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1989, he served as a research and teaching assistant to professor Peter Forstmoser, chair of corporate, capital markets and commercial law, and obtained his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995. In 1997, he earned a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He then worked as a foreign associate with an international law firm in New York. Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property/information technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Interviewees praise Lorenzo Olgiati for the quality of the advice he provides to companies and boards, commenting on his ability to "always focus on the major issues”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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