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Global Leader

M&A 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Vischer draws high praise from peers for his sweeping knowledge of corporate M&A and private equity 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 220 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 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Markus Vischer is a well-recognised fixture in the market with profound experience of transactions in the healthcare, real estate and IT industries.

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 230 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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