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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 draws high praise for his "excellent understanding" of the Swiss banking and finance regulatory environment. 

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

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

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) sub-committee 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 Switzerland.

With approximately 150 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Basel, Berne 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 an accomplished practitioner with over 20 years of experience advising on financing transactions in the Swiss market.

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 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 “one of the most impressive names” in the Swiss market, according to peers.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland 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 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: Sources dub Markus Pfenninger an “obvious inclusion” thanks to his prominence on structured finance transactions.

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 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 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: Banking and finance specialist Markus Pfenninger is “an absolute pleasure to work with” according to clients, who include both public and private entities.

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 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: The outstanding Markus Pfenninger is highlighted as one of the foremost names in the field.

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 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 & 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) sub-committee 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 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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