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M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Vischer continues to impress with his outstanding expertise in complex transactions.

Biography

Markus Vischer has been a partner at Walder Wyss since 1995. His main areas of practice are M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, business reorganisations and corporate and commercial, including employment and real estate law. He is a recognised leader in M&A due to his involvement in major transactions, in particular in the media, real estate, IT and healthcare sectors, and due to his many publications.

Born in 1960, Mr Vischer was educated at the University of Zurich (lic iur, 1984; Dr iur, 1986) and at Queen Mary, University of London (LLM, 1991). He has working experience as a research assistant at the University of Zurich, as a District Court clerk and as an associate in a tax law firm in Zurich and a law firm in London.

Mr Vischer speaks German, English and French. His professional memberships are the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Swiss Arbitration Association.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

National Leader

Switzerland - M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Vischer has a wealth of experience in the M&A sector and regularly handles complex mergers and cross-border transactions. 

Biography

Markus Vischer has been a partner at Walder Wyss since 1995. His main areas of practice are M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, business reorganisations and corporate and commercial, including employment and real estate law. He is a recognised leader in M&A due to his involvement in major transactions, in particular in the media, real estate, IT and healthcare sectors, and due to his many publications.

Born in 1960, Mr Vischer was educated at the University of Zurich (lic iur, 1984; Dr iur, 1986) and at Queen Mary, University of London (LLM, 1991). He has working experience as a research assistant at the University of Zurich, as a District Court clerk and as an associate in a tax law firm in Zurich and a law firm in London.

Mr Vischer speaks German, English and French. His professional memberships are the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Swiss Arbitration Association.

With around 240 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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