Martin Weber

Martin Weber
Office:
Löwenstrasse 19
PO Box 2201
8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 215 5252
Fax:
+41 44 215 5200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice areas include private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and stock exchange law, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructurings and international business transactions. 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, initial public offerings, rights offerings and private equity transactions.

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 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.

WWL says: Martin Weber has a strong international practice featuring extensive experience in cross-border private equity transactions.

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

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice areas include private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and stock exchange law, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructurings and international business transactions. 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, initial public offerings, rights offerings and private equity transactions.

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 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.

WWL says: Martin Weber is highly rated by peers and clients alike who praise his expert handling of debt and equity transactions and offerings. 

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

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice areas include private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and stock exchange law, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructurings and international business transactions. 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, initial public offerings, rights offerings and private equity transactions.

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

Martin's recent expertise in M&A case matters includes:

- Lead counsel in the merger of TWINT (Postfinance) and Paymit (SIX), creating the leading Swiss mobile payment solution in a joint venture together with Credit Suisse, UBS, Raiffeisen, Zürcher Kantonalbank and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise;

- Co-lead counsel to EFG International, in their acquisition of BSI SA, Lugano, from Banco BTG Pactual, Brazil;

- Co-lead 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.

Martin is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in M&A. According to Chambers and Partners, clients praise him for the high quality of his work and the pleasure to work with him. Who's Who Legal additionally comments the "highly experienced" Martin "draws substantial praise from the market for the depth of his M&A expertise".

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.

Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading business law firms in Switzerland. Over 140 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm's areas of expertise include: banking and finance, competition and antitrust, construction, dispute resolution and international arbitration, intellectual property, information and communication technology, life sciences, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, private clients and estates, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, white-collar crime and compliance. Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.

WWL says: Martin Weber is an M&A specialist who comes highly recommended for his outstanding work on both public and private transactions.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - M&A

Martin Weber is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. His practice areas include private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and stock exchange law, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructurings and international business transactions. 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, initial public offerings, rights offerings and private equity transactions.

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.

WWL says: Martin Weber has vast experience in M&A deals and expertly advises clients on issues such as private and public M&A proceedings, takeovers and IPOs.

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

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