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Global Leader

Banking - Finance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

David Ledermann is lauded by commentators as "a key player" who is "top of the market". He is sought after for his skill in banking M&A and financing transactions. 

Biography

David Ledermann is an expert on corporate law, M&A and financing transactions with a particular emphasis on complex equity financing for privately held companies, convertible debt financing and debt financing backed by traditional and non-traditional assets (such as art collection), where he regularly advises Swiss and international investors, borrowers and lenders.

He also has a broad experience in M&A transactions (share deal as well as asset deal) across a wide range of industries such as private banking, biotech, watchmaking, luxury goods and financial services.

David Ledermann graduated from the University of Geneva (1995) and was admitted to the Geneva bar (1997). He obtained an LLM from Duke University School of Law, North Carolina (1999) and was admitted to the New York Bar (2000). He joined Lenz &   Staehelin in 1999 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

David Ledermann wins high praise from sources who note he is “pragmatic, responsive and great to work with”. 

Biography

David Ledermann is an expert on corporate law, M&A and financing transactions with a particular emphasis on complex equity financing for privately held companies, convertible debt financing and debt financing backed by traditional and non-traditional assets (such as art collection), where he regularly advises Swiss and international investors, borrowers and lenders.

He also has a broad experience in M&A transactions (share deal as well as asset deal) across a wide range of industries such as private banking, biotech, watchmaking, luxury goods and financial services.

David Ledermann graduated from the University of Geneva (1995) and was admitted to the Geneva bar (1997). He obtained an LLM from Duke University School of Law, North Carolina (1999) and was admitted to the New York Bar (2000). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1999 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

David Ledermann enjoys a strong reputation in the banking field and excels at financing transactions.

Biography

David Ledermann is an expert on corporate law, M&A and financing transactions with a particular emphasis on complex equity financing for privately held companies, convertible debt financing and debt financing backed by traditional and non-traditional assets (such as art collection), where he regularly advises Swiss and international investors, borrowers and lenders.

He also has a broad experience in M&A transactions (share deal as well as asset deal) across a wide range of industries such as private banking, biotech, watchmaking, luxury goods and financial services.

David Ledermann graduated from the University of Geneva (1995) and was admitted to the Geneva bar (1997). He obtained an LLM from Duke University School of Law, North Carolina (1999) and was admitted to the New York Bar (2000). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1999 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks French, English and German.

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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