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M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Weber is an "excellent lawyer" who wins international recognition as a corporate specialist.

Biography

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. Martin has extensive experience in advising publicly listed and closely held companies, including multinational groups of companies, in all types of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and going-privates, rights offerings, private equity transactions and corporate restructurings.

Martin regularly assists clients in a variety of other international business transactions, such as corporate restructurings, joint ventures and business outsourcing. In addition, he serves as a board member on several Swiss companies of various sizes.

Martin's expertise includes: counsel to SIX Group AG in the carve-out of its European cards business into a strategic partnership with Worldline; counsel to Corvex in joining forces with the investment company 40 North of the US company Standard Industries Group in a newly formed limited partnership "White Tale", and in its substantial stakebuilding in SIX listed Clariant Ltd, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and the subsequent disposal of such stake to SABIC.

Martin is a regular speaker and author on legal developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and selected topics of corporate law. He is a co-editor of www.takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law.

Following his legal studies at the University of Zurich, Martin Weber was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1986. He earned a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988, the same year he joined Schellenberg Wittmer. In 1993 he graduated as a Doctor of Law.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Weber is “a cut above the rest” and receives praise as an “excellent lawyer and business person with extremely good commercial sense”.

Biography

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. Martin has extensive experience in advising publicly listed and closely held companies, including multinational groups of companies, in all types of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and going-privates, carve-outs and corporate restructurings.

Martin regularly advises boards of directors and anchor shareholders in corporate governance and shareholder activism matters. In addition, he serves as a board member on several Swiss companies of various sizes.

Martin's expertise includes: counsel to former SIX-listed Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG and its board of directors in connection with the CHF 5.1 billion public exchange offer by DSV A/S (listed at NASDAQ Copenhagen); and counsel to Corvex in joining forces with the investment company 40 North of the US company Standard Industries Group in a newly formed limited partnership "White Tale", and in its substantial stake-building in SIX-listed Clariant Ltd, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and the subsequent disposal of such stake to SABI.

Martin is a regular speaker and author on legal developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and selected topics of corporate law. He is a co-editor of www.takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law.

Following his legal studies at the University of Zurich, Martin Weber was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1986. He earned a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988, the same year he joined Schellenberg Wittmer. In 1993 he graduated as a Doctor of Law.

Switzerland - M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Martin Weber has “broad experience” in the M&A space and is highlighted by market commentators for being an “excellent negotiator”. 

Biography

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. Martin has extensive experience in advising publicly listed and closely held companies, including multinational groups of companies, in all types of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and going-privates, carve-outs, private equity transactions and corporate restructurings.

Martin regularly advises boards of directors and anchor shareholders in corporate governance and shareholder activism matters. In addition, he serves as a board member on several Swiss companies of various sizes.

Martin's expertise includes: counsel to former SIX-listed Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG and its board of directors in connection with the CHF 5.1 billion public exchange offer by DSV A/S (listed at NASDAQ Copenhagen); counsel to Swiss SIX Group AG on the carve-out and sale of its European cards payment services business into a strategic partnership with Euronext-listed Worldline; and counsel to Corvex in joining forces with the investment company 40 North and their joint substantial stake-building in SIX listed Clariant Ltd, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and the subsequent disposal of such stake to SABI.

Martin is a regular speaker and author on legal developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and selected topics of corporate law. He is a co-editor of www.takeoverpractice.ch, Schellenberg Wittmer's innovative website on Swiss takeover law.

Following his legal studies at the University of Zurich, Martin Weber was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1986. He earned a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988, the same year he joined Schellenberg Wittmer. In 1993 he graduated as a Doctor of Law.

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