Johannes A Bürgi

Johannes A Bürgi
Office:
Seefeldstrasse 123
PO Box
8034
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 658 55 59
Fax:
+41 58 658 59 59

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Banking

Johannes Bürgi has been partner with Walder Wyss since 2005 and serves on the managment board. He advises clients on matters involving real estate, finance, structured finance, restructuring, and capital markets (including debt and equity offerings and initial public offerings).

In finance, he focuses on secured and unsecured lending, structured finance transactions including securitisation, alternative risk transfer, RMBS, CMBS, covered bonds, factoring, project finance and asset finance including complex real estate financings and PPP financings. Johannes advised on virtually all public and private auto-leasing and credit card asset-backed securitisations in Switzerland including GE Money Bank, Cembra, AMAG Leasing, Swisscard/Credit Suisse and a number of conduit transactions for Swiss auto-lease captives.

In real estate, Johannes advised a large sovereign wealth fund on an important investment in a real estate development in Switzerland and a UK based international banking institution on the restructuring of various large real estate financings in Switzerland. He also advised the buyer in its 1 billion Swiss franc landmark acquisition of the Uetlihof office complex in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-leaseback transaction, Blackstone Group with respect to the Swiss part of the acquisition of assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at US$23 billion globally, a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotel properties in Switzerland and an international commercial bank on a large development financing of hotel residences in Switzerland.

Born in 1972, Johannes Bürgi was educated at Lausanne and Berne universities (state exam, 1998; Dr iur, 2001, summa cum laude) and at Stanford Law School (LLM in corporate governance and practice, 2003). He has working experience as a District Court law clerk, trainee at a Berne law firm, research assistant at the University of Berne and secondee to UBS Investment Bank in Zurich. Johannes is ranked as a top practitioner by international directories such as Chambers, PLC and ILO – he is winner for Switzerland of the 2010 ILO Client Choice Award for securitisation and structured finance.

With approximately 200 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Johannes Bürgi is well versed in advising clients on a range of complex banking and finance matters from structured transactions to secured and unsecured lending.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

Johannes Bürgi, partner with Walder Wyss since 2005, advises clients on matters involving real estate, finance, structured finance, restructuring, and capital markets (including debt and equity offerings and initial public offerings).

In finance, he focuses on secured and unsecured lending, structured finance transactions including securitisation, alternative risk transfer, RMBS, CMBS, covered bonds, factoring, project finance and asset finance including complex real estate financings and PPP financings. Johannes advised on virtually all public and private auto-leasing and credit card asset-backed securitisations in Switzerland including GE Money Bank, Cembra, AMAG Leasing, Swisscard/Credit Suisse and a number of conduit transactions for Swiss auto-lease captives.

In real estate, Johannes advised Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) in its 1 billion Swiss franc landmark acquisition of the Uetlihof office complex in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-leaseback transaction, Blackstone Group with respect to the Swiss part of the acquisition of assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at US$23 billion globally, a Middle-Eastern sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotel properties in Switzerland.

Born in 1972, Johannes Bürgi was educated at Lausanne and Berne universities (state exam, 1998; Dr iur, 2001, summa cum laude) and at Stanford Law School (LLM in corporate governance and practice, 2003). He has working experience as a District Court law clerk, trainee at a Berne law firm, research assistant at the University of Berne and secondee to UBS Investment Bank in Zurich. Johannes is ranked as a top practitioner by international directories such as Chambers, PLC and ILO – he is winner for Switzerland of the 2010 ILO Client Choice Award for securitisation and structured finance.

With 200 lawyers, 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. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL says: Johannes Bürgi is a highly skilled lawyer whose first-rate banking practice encompasses a wide array of structured finance transactions and asset-backed securitisation matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Structured Finance

Johannes Bürgi has been partner with Walder Wyss since 2005 and serves on the managment board. He advises clients on matters involving real estate, finance, structured finance, restructuring, and capital markets (including debt and equity offerings and initial public offerings).

In finance, he focuses on secured and unsecured lending, structured finance transactions including securitisation, alternative risk transfer, RMBS, CMBS, covered bonds, factoring, project finance and asset finance including complex real estate financings and PPP financings. Johannes advised on virtually all public and private auto-leasing and credit card asset-backed securitisations in Switzerland including GE Money Bank, Cembra, AMAG Leasing, Swisscard/Credit Suisse and a number of conduit transactions for Swiss auto-lease captives.

In real estate, Johannes advised a large sovereign wealth fund on an important investment in a real estate development in Switzerland and a UK based international banking institution on the restructuring of various large real estate financings in Switzerland. He also advised the buyer in its 1 billion Swiss franc landmark acquisition of the Uetlihof office complex in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-leaseback transaction, Blackstone Group with respect to the Swiss part of the acquisition of assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at US$23 billion globally, a Middle-Eastern sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotel properties in Switzerland and an international commercial bank on a large development financing of hotel residences in Switzerland.

Born in 1972, Johannes Bürgi was educated at Lausanne and Berne universities (state exam, 1998; Dr iur, 2001, summa cum laude) and at Stanford Law School (LLM in corporate governance and practice, 2003). He has working experience as a District Court law clerk, trainee at a Berne law firm, research assistant at the University of Berne and secondee to UBS Investment Bank in Zurich. Johannes is ranked as a top practitioner by international directories such as ChambersPLC and ILO – he is winner for Switzerland of the 2010 ILO Client Choice Award for securitisation and structured finance.

With approximately 190 lawyers, 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. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL says: Johannes Bürgi is a prominent figure in the Swiss market who draws praise for his deep expertise in asset-backed securities.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Capital Markets

Johannes Bürgi has been partner with Walder Wyss since 2005 and serves on the managment board. He advises clients on matters involving real estate, finance, structured finance, restructuring, and capital markets (including debt and equity offerings and initial public offerings).

In finance, he focuses on secured and unsecured lending, structured finance transactions including securitisation, alternative risk transfer, RMBS, CMBS, covered bonds, factoring, project finance and asset finance including complex real estate financings and PPP financings. Johannes advised on virtually all public and private auto-leasing and credit card asset-backed securitisations in Switzerland including GE Money Bank, Cembra, AMAG Leasing, Swisscard/Credit Suisse and a number of conduit transactions for Swiss auto-lease captives.

In real estate, Johannes advised a large sovereign wealth fund on an important investment in a real estate development in Switzerland and a UK based international banking institution on the restructuring of various large real estate financings in Switzerland. He also advised the buyer in its 1 billion Swiss franc landmark acquisition of the Uetlihof office complex in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-leaseback transaction, Blackstone Group with respect to the Swiss part of the acquisition of assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at US$23 billion globally, a Middle-Eastern sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotel properties in Switzerland and an international commercial bank on a large development financing of hotel residences in Switzerland.

Born in 1972, Johannes Bürgi was educated at Lausanne and Berne universities (state exam, 1998; Dr iur, 2001, summa cum laude) and at Stanford Law School (LLM in corporate governance and practice, 2003). He has working experience as a District Court law clerk, trainee at a Berne law firm, research assistant at the University of Berne and secondee to UBS Investment Bank in Zurich. Johannes is ranked as a top practitioner by international directories such as Chambers, PLC and ILO – he is winner for Switzerland of the 2010 ILO Client Choice Award for securitisation and structured finance.

With 200 lawyers, 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. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL says: Johannes Bürgi enjoys a strong reputation in the Swiss capital markets space, where he is well known for his impressive work on the structured finance side.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Construction & Real Estate

Johannes Bürgi has been partner with Walder Wyss since 2005 and serves on the management board. He advises clients on matters involving real estate, finance, structured finance, restructuring, and capital markets (including debt and equity offerings and initial public offerings).

In finance, he focuses on secured and unsecured lending, structured finance transactions including securitisation, alternative risk transfer, RMBS, CMBS, covered bonds, factoring, project finance and asset finance including complex real estate financings and PPP financings. Johannes advised on virtually all public and private auto-leasing and credit card asset-backed securitisations in Switzerland including GE Money Bank, Cembra, AMAG Leasing, Swisscard/Credit Suisse and a number of conduit transactions for Swiss auto-lease captives.

In real estate, Johannes advised a large sovereign wealth fund on an important investment in a real estate development in Switzerland and a UK-based international banking institution on the restructuring of various large real estate financings in Switzerland. He also advised the buyer in its 1 billion Swiss franc landmark acquisition of the Uetlihof office complex in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-leaseback transaction, Blackstone Group with respect to the Swiss part of the acquisition of assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at US$23 billion globally, a Middle-Eastern sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotel properties in Switzerland and an international commercial bank on a large development financing of hotel residences in Switzerland.

Born in 1972, Johannes Bürgi was educated at Lausanne and Berne universities (state exam, 1998; Dr iur, 2001, summa cum laude) and at Stanford Law School (LLM in corporate governance and practice, 2003). He has working experience as a District Court law clerk, trainee at a Berne law firm, research assistant at the University of Berne and secondee to UBS Investment Bank in Zurich. Johannes is ranked as a top practitioner by international directories such as Chambers, PLC and ILO – he is winner for Switzerland of the 2010 ILO Client Choice Award for securitisation and structured finance.

With 200 lawyers, 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. They specialise in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Their clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

WWL says: Johannes Bürgi is "a well-known and recommended real estate lawyer Zurich" known for his strong work on related finance matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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