Markus Pfenninger

Markus Pfenninger
Office:
Seefeldstrasse 123
8034
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 658 58 58
Fax:
+41 58 658 59 59

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Banking: Regulatory

Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the law school of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Centre of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He worked as a foreign associate for Batterymarch Financial Management, Boston, where he contributed to the structuring and rescheduling of a number of private placements and public offering transactions; he continued to work on various US domestic IPOs as a foreign associate with Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, a Boston-based law firm. He joined Walder Wyss & Partners Ltd in 1995 to focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Mr Pfenninger became a partner in 2000, and his fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, and banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a past chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) subcommittee on legal opinions and a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

He speaks German, English and French, and is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all of Switzerland.

With approximately 130 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Basel, Bern and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is a top-tier banking lawyer, considered “excellent when it comes to regulatory matters” by sources.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Banking

Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the law school of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the Bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Centre of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He worked as a foreign associate for Batterymarch Financial Management, Boston, where he contributed to the structuring and rescheduling of a number of private placements and public offering transactions; he continued to work on various US domestic IPOs as a foreign associate with Goodwin Procter LLP,  Boston. He joined Walder Wyss Ltd in 1995 to focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Mr Pfenninger became a partner in 2000, and his fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, and banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a past chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) sub-committee on legal opinions and a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

He speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 180 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is a highly regarded banking and finance lawyer who is "outstanding for regulatory matters".

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

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With approximately 180 lawyers,Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger comes highly recommended by peers for his fantastic work handling M&A and capital markets transactions on behalf of clients.  

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Capital Markets

Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the law school of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the Bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Centre of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He worked as a foreign associate for Batterymarch Financial Management, Boston, where he contributed to the structuring and rescheduling of a number of private placements and public offering transactions; he continued to work on various US domestic IPOs as a foreign associate with Goodwin Procter LLP,  Boston. He joined Walder Wyss Ltd in 1995 to focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Mr Pfenninger became a partner in 2000, and his fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, and banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a past chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) sub-committee on legal opinions and a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

He speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 180 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is singled out by sources for his “outstanding” experience in the sector, combining a superb understanding of sophisticated capital markets transactions with a leading regulatory advisory practice.

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

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the law school of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the Bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Centre of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He worked as a foreign associate for Batterymarch Financial Management, Boston, where he contributed to the structuring and rescheduling of a number of private placements and public offering transactions; he continued to work on various US domestic IPOs as a foreign associate with Goodwin Procter LLP,  Boston. He joined Walder Wyss Ltd in 1995 to focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Mr Pfenninger became a partner in 2000, and his fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, and banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a past chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) sub-committee on legal opinions and a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

He speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 190 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is a highly regarded figure in the Swiss market who is known for his superb expertise in complex transactions and regulatory matters.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Investment Management

Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the law school of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the Bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Centre of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He worked as a foreign associate for Batterymarch Financial Management, Boston, where he contributed to the structuring and rescheduling of a number of private placements and public offering transactions; he continued to work on various US domestic IPOs as a foreign associate with Goodwin Procter LLP,  Boston. He joined Walder Wyss Ltd in 1995 to focus on banking and finance and corporate transactional work. Mr Pfenninger became a partner in 2000, and his fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, collective investment schemes, and banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a past chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) sub-committee on legal opinions and a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

He speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With approximately 180 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is regarded as an eminent lawyer and prominent expert in collective investment schemes and regulatory matters.

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

Who's Who Legal Private Funds: Regulatory

Markus Pfenninger is a partner in the banking and finance team. His fields of expertise include capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, finance, restructurings, collective investment schemes as well as banking and insurance regulatory matters. He is a member of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) task force on the financial crisis and a past chair of the IBA’s subcommittee on legal opinions as well as a past co-chair of the IBA’s banking law committee.

Born in 1963, Markus Pfenninger was awarded a PhD from the Law School of the University of Zurich and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 1991. He received an LLM from the Morin Center of Banking Law Studies, Boston University. He has working experience as foreign associate in a Boston financial management company and in a law firm.

Markus Pfenninger speaks German, Englishand French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice throughout Switzerland.

With approximately 160 lawyers,Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Markus Pfenninger is an outstanding lawyer with more than 25 years' experience in banking and funds work.

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

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