This year we recognise 42 practitioners who are well versed at advising financial institutions, issuers, underwriters, banks and funds on a spectrum of capital markets transactions.
Most highly regarded
Homburger achieves an impressive eight listings.
Frank Gerhard has an established presence in the market thanks to his impressive experience handling IPO offerings and creating innovative structures.
Dieter Gericke is a top-notch lawyer, well versed in securities regulation and IPOs.
René Bösch is revered as a “top name” with significant experience handling complex debt transactions and regulatory matters.
Benedikt Maurenbrecher is singled out as “fantastic on structured finance matters” with deep-seated transactional expertise.
Benjamin Leisinger is an experienced corporate finance lawyer, who adeptly advises clients seeking to access the debt and equity capital markets.
Daniel Daeniker is noted for his expertise in capital markets regulation, IPOs and equity offerings.
Niederer Kraft Frey performs well this year with 10 talented lawyers recognised.
Philippe Weber is a “very well-known senior practitioner”, highly sought after for complex banking and capital markets transactions in the Swiss market.
Till Spillmann is recognised as “active and highly regarded in the market" and has been "a prominent figure for a long time” according to an impressed peer.
Christina Del Vecchio is looked upon with enormous favour for her first-rate advice on high-value capital markets transactions.
Thomas Brönnimann is a key name in the Swiss market, recognised by peers as “active on lots of equity deals”.
Philipp Haas is highly esteemed in the capital markets space thanks to his extensive experience advising big-name clients on cross-border transactions.
François Bianchi earns plaudits for his decades of experience advising issuers and investors on debt, equity and structured finance deals.
Lenz & Staehelin displays impressive strength with seven lawyers noted here.
Patrick Schleiffer is revered for his “strong expertise in the Swiss capital markets, knowledge of market standards and best practices in approaching banks”.
Patrick Hünerwadel has an impressive profile with experience in a spectrum of transactions including structured finance and derivatives.
Marcel Tranchet draws praise for being “deeply knowledgeable" and highly experienced in sophisticated bond issuances.
Jacques Iffland is a leading practitioner in the Swiss capital markets sphere and frequently represents issuers before the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Walder Wyss stands out in the market with six lawyers highlighted.
Theodor Härtsch is highly sought after by clients for his deep and varied experience in complex corporate finance and capital markets transactions.
Markus Pfenninger is well known for his strong track record and wealth of experience in high-value capital market transactions.
Johannes Bürgi enjoys a strong reputation for his excellent work assisting clients in accessing the debt and equity markets.
Alexander Nikitine is a first-class lawyer, recognised for his profound knowledge of capital market and stock exchange laws.
Thomas Reutter of Advestra maintains a fine reputation for his first-rate advice to banks and issuers on equity and debt capital market transactions.
At Bär & Karrer, Ralph Malacrida is an impressive practitioner who adeptly advises on capital market transactions, including structured financings.
Rolf Watter possesses strong experience in the capital markets, including in sophisticated debt and equity financing.
Martin Lanz with Schellenberg Wittmer is a seasoned specialist on rights offerings, initial public offerings and assisting clients with bond issuances.
Olivier Favre is an esteemed lawyer who is “excellent in derivatives work” where he has amassed considerable experience.
With more than 20 years of experience in the field, Matthias Courvoisier from Baker McKenzie stands out as a go-to name for the full range of capital market transactions and disputes.