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Global Leader

Corporate Governance - 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenzo Olgiati is a leading figure in the Swiss corporate market, offering clients top-notch advice in matters including shareholder activism and governance.

Biography

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, including advice on corporate governance matters and shareholder activism.

Lorezo's expertise in M&A matters includes: counsel to Swiss SIX Group, on the carve-out of its European cards business into a strategic partnership with Worldline, a payment services company, at a total consideration of 2.75 billion Swiss francs and counsel to Canton of Graubünden and Axpo Holding AG, main shareholders in SIX-listed electric power company Repower AG in connection with Repower's strategic repositioning, delisting and 170 million Swiss francs capital increase subscribed by EKZ and UBS-CEIS.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law; He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

M&A 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenzo Olgiati provides clients with expert advice on a range of corporate transactions, including cross-border M&A deals and takeovers in sectors such as fintech and energy.

Biography

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, including advice on corporate governance matters and shareholder activism.

Lorezo's expertise in M&A matters includes: counsel to Swiss SIX Group, on the carve-out of its European cards business into a strategic partnership with Worldline, a payment services company, at a total consideration of 2.75 billion Swiss francs and counsel to Canton of Graubünden and Axpo Holding AG, main shareholders in SIX-listed electric power company Repower AG in connection with Repower's strategic repositioning, delisting and 170 million Swiss francs capital increase subscribed by EKZ and UBS-CEIS.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law; He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

National Leader

Switzerland - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenzo Olgiati comes highly recommended by respondents who praise the first-rate counsel he delivers on equity-related transactions.

Biography

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions and other significant corporate and commercial matters, including advice on corporate governance matters and shareholder activism.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting Swiss corporate, M&A and capital markets laws, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenzo Olgiati is a seasoned corporate governance specialist who stands out for his impressive work advising the board and major shareholders of public and private companies on governance matters.

Biography

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, such as international joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Lorenzo regularly counsels private and listed companies, their boards or significant shareholders on corporate governance matters including shareholder activism. His clients include Swiss and international private and listed companies, institutional investors, entrepreneurs as well as Swiss public authorities.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law, and is a co-editor of takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law. He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He also currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

Switzerland - M&A

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lorenzo Olgiati is a dedicated M&A practitioner who is highly experienced in a wide range of matters including takeovers, corporate transactions and securities.

Biography

Lorenzo Olgiati heads Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, securities and stock exchange regulation, private equity transactions, and other significant corporate and commercial matters, including advice on corporate governance matters and shareholder activism.

Lorezo's expertise in M&A matters includes: counsel to Swiss SIX Group, on the carve-out of its European cards business into a strategic partnership with Worldline, a payment services company, at a total consideration of 2.75 billion Swiss francs and counsel to Canton of Graubünden and Axpo Holding AG, main shareholders in SIX-listed electric power company Repower AG in connection with Repower's strategic repositioning, delisting and 170 million Swiss francs capital increase subscribed by EKZ and UBS-CEIS.

Lorenzo is a frequent author and speaker on legal developments affecting M&A and corporate law; He is a lecturer in the University of Zurich's LLM programme on international banking and finance law. He currently serves as an officer of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee.

Lorenzo joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1998 and has been a partner since 2003.

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