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Martin Lanz

Martin Lanz

Schellenberg Wittmer LtdLöwenstrasse 19PO Box 2201ZurichSwitzerland8021
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Global Leader

Banking - Finance 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz is recognised by peers as a highly skilled transactions expert, with extensive experience advising on IPOs, bond issuances, loan syndication and stock option structuring.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise in capital markets include: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; counsel to AXA Life Ltd in a public tender offer for all the shares in Zürcher Freilager AG, a Zurich-based real estate company with a portfolio of 870 million Swiss francs and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

Banking - Regulatory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz draws praise from sources for his extensive experience in the Swiss banking sector as well as his impressive regulatory practice.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise in capital markets include: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; counsel to AXA Life Ltd in a public tender offer for all the shares in Zürcher Freilager AG, a Zurich-based real estate company with a portfolio of 870 million Swiss francs and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz is highly respected in the Swiss market for his profound ability when it comes to IPOs, bond issuances and stock options.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise includes: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; counsel to AXA Life Ltd in a public tender offer for all the shares in Zürcher Freilager AG, a Zurich-based real estate company with a portfolio of 870 million Swiss francs; and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

Private Funds - Regulatory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz impresses peers with his in-depth knowledge of financial regulations and his expert advice in the private equity space.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise in capital markets include: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; counsel to AXA Life Ltd in a public tender offer for all the shares in Zürcher Freilager AG, a Zurich-based real estate company with a portfolio of 870 million Swiss francs and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz is a well-established name in the Swiss banking sector, where he enjoys a strong reputation for his work advising clients on financial offerings and banking regulations.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise include: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in connection with the status of the Raiffeisen group as a domestic systemically important banking group (D-SIB), in particular with respect to group structure aspects and gone-concern capital issues; counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

Switzerland - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Lanz is renowned for his top-tier corporate finance practice, which encompasses a wide array of related matters, including IPOs, bond issuances and syndicated loans.

Biography

Martin Lanz is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office and is a member of the banking and finance group and capital markets group. His practice focuses on banking and finance law, capital markets law, and stock exchange law. Martin advises clients in transactions such as initial public offerings, rights offerings, convertibles, bond issues, syndicated loans and the structuring of employee stock option plans.

Martin specialises in establishing financial intermediaries and advises on regulatory matters that affect them, such as capital adequacy issues, organisational and governance aspects and outsourcing matters. He is an authorised representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Some recent examples of Martin's expertise includes: counsel to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative in the issuing of 3 per cent (550 million Swiss francs) of additional tier one capital bonds; counsel to AXA Life Ltd in a public tender offer for all the shares in Zürcher Freilager AG, a Zurich-based real estate company with a portfolio of 870 million Swiss francs; and advising a major foreign bank with respect to the issue of mortgage-backed bonds in Switzerland.

Martin was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1983 and graduated as a Doctor of Law from the University of Basel in 1985. From 1984 to 1991, he gained practical experience as a lawyer in the legal and documentation department of the capital markets division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS Investment Bank) in Zurich and in London. After working at an international law firm in New York in 1988, he joined Schellenberg Wittmer in 1991 and has been a partner since 1995.

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