Wolfgang Muller co-heads Meyerlustenberger Lachenal's capital markets team. He has been a partner since 2004, having joined the company in 1997 after successfully completing his MBA at the Australian School of Business in Sydney, Australia and the University of Michigan Business School in Ann Arbor/USA.
The practice of Wolfgang Muller focuses on capital markets and real estate. As a recognised representative of SIX Swiss Exchange, the capital markets team of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal supports investment banks and issuers in their capital market transactions, including public takeover offers. While Meyerlustenberger Lachenal's main strength are equity-related transactions, the firm is also active in the areas of debt capital markets (including convertible loans), derivatives and structured products, investment funds and investment companies.
Moreover, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal advises banks on a regular basis regarding the structuring and setting-up of collective investment schemes, as well as the public placement and listing of such schemes, including the adaptation of fund organisation and fund regulations as well as negotiations with FINMA.
Furthermore, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal advises listed companies on corporate governance and regulatory issues in connection with their listing and, if necessary, represent them in case they are accused of having violated their legal or stock exchange obligations.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is one of Switzerland's leading business law firms with a legal staff of approximately 85 professionals. With offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne and Brussels, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal advises domestic and international clients in all areas of business law. The capital markets team of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal comprises six partners and seven associates.
WWL says: Wolfgang Müller wins praise among respondents for his impressive capital markets practice, advising financial institutions and borrowers on complex financing structures.
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