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M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Matthias Wolf is an "excellent" M&A practitioner who is widely known for his expertise advising both national and international clients on deals.

Biography

Matthias Wolf is a partner in the corporate and M&A department of Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich. He advises primarily in the fields of M&A, banking and finance, capital markets and on corporate law matters. His experience covers public and private M&A with a focus on cross-border transactions. He regularly advises private and listed companies on corporate governance and securities laws matters.

He is admitted as an expert to SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes and is a lecturer on M&A subjects in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich. Matthias Wolf is a co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (“Corporate and Capital Market Law”) (GesKR).  

Matthias Wolf completed a law degree (1994) at the University of Zurich and obtained an LLM from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1997) and to the New York Bar (1999), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1997 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks German, English and French.

Matthias Wolf is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Matthias Wolf is widely regarded as an “excellent and well-liked” figure in the market who is both “pragmatic and focussed” in his work. 

Biography

Matthias Wolf is a partner in the corporate and M&A department of Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich. He advises primarily in the fields of M&A, banking and finance, capital markets and on corporate law matters. His experience covers public and private M&A with a focus on cross-border transactions. He regularly advises private and listed companies on corporate governance and securities laws matters.

He is admitted as an expert to SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes and is a lecturer on M&A subjects in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich. Matthias Wolf is a co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (“Corporate and Capital Market Law”) (GesKR).  

Matthias Wolf completed a law degree (1994) at the University of Zurich and obtained an LLM from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1997) and to the New York Bar (1999), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1997 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks German, English and French.

Matthias Wolf is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

Switzerland - M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Matthias Wolf exhibits “impressive quality and high resilience in a very demanding M&A process” and is renowned for being a “calm and prudent negotiator”.

Biography

Matthias Wolf is a partner in the corporate and M&A department of Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich. He advises primarily in the fields of M&A, banking and finance, capital markets and on corporate law matters. His experience covers public and private M&A with a focus on cross-border transactions. He regularly advises private and listed companies on corporate governance and securities laws matters.

He is admitted as an expert to SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes and is a lecturer on M&A subjects in the LLM programme of the University of Zurich. Matthias Wolf is a co-editor of the law journal Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (“Corporate and Capital Market Law”) (GesKR).  

Matthias Wolf completed a law degree (1994) at the University of Zurich and obtained an LLM from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1998). Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1997) and to the New York Bar (1999), he joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1997 and has been a partner since 2007. He speaks German, English and French.

Matthias Wolf is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA).

Lenz & Staehelin is one of the largest Swiss law firms with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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