Luc Defferrard
lic. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

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Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001, advises clients mainly in domestic and cross-border transactions, including among others mergers & acquisitions, financings, capital market and real estate products. In mergers & acquisitions, Luc particularly focuses on private equity and venture capital helping various private equity funds, managers or target companies in the structuring and implementation of their projects. Further, his long business experience with the financing department of UBS helps him having a good understanding of economic matters and therefore providing appropriate advice from a legal perspective.

Born in 1965, Luc Defferrard was educated at the Geneva University (lic. iur. 1987) and was registered as attorney-at-law with the Geneva Bar Registry in 1990. He had working experience for 7 years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this function, he has been in charge of developing acquisition finance, project finance and structured trade finance for UBS in the French part of Switzerland. After having worked for another Zurich law firm as associate in 1998 and 1999, Luc joined Walder Wyss at the end of 1999. He is lecturing regularly at universities in private equity and venture capital legal matters.

Luc Defferrard speaks French, German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Contact
Luc Defferrard
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 47


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Luc Defferrard
lic. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001, advises clients mainly in domestic and cross-border transactions, including among others mergers & acquisitions, financings, capital market and real estate products. In mergers & acquisitions, Luc particularly focuses on private equity and venture capital helping various private equity funds, managers or target companies in the structuring and implementation of their projects. Further, his long business experience with the financing department of UBS helps him having a good understanding of economic matters and therefore providing appropriate advice from a legal perspective.

Born in 1965, Luc Defferrard was educated at the Geneva University (lic. iur. 1987) and was registered as attorney-at-law with the Geneva Bar Registry in 1990. He had working experience for 7 years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this function, he has been in charge of developing acquisition finance, project finance and structured trade finance for UBS in the French part of Switzerland. After having worked for another Zurich law firm as associate in 1998 and 1999, Luc joined Walder Wyss at the end of 1999. He is lecturing regularly at universities in private equity and venture capital legal matters.

Luc Defferrard speaks French, German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Luc Defferrard
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 47

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Practice Areas Publications




Switzerland – Redomiciliations into Switzerland from a Swiss corporate and tax perspective

co-authored by Urs P. Gnos, Thomas Meister and Luc Defferrard
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks: International Mergers & Acquisitions Review"
Colchester 2011, pp. 184–188





Switzerland's Takeover Law Significantly Revised

co-authored by Urs P. Gnos and Luc Defferrard
in: "World Securities Law Report" 5/2009 Vol. 15


Switzerland – Recent Developments in Swiss Takeover Law

co-authored by Luc Defferrard, Urs P. Gnos and Andrin Schnydrig
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks: International Mergers & Acquisitions Review"
Colchester 2009



Switzerland – Swiss takeover law: Development in the year 2007

co-authored by Luc Defferrard
in: "Euromoney Yearbooks: International Mergers & Acquisitions Review"
Essex/UK 2008


La Prise de Participation des Cadres au Capital-actions de leur Entreprise(Employee stock plans)

by Luc Defferrard
in: "Le Temps" 1999 (Special Edition Banking)


New developments in financing Swiss assets

co-authored by Luc Defferrard
in: "Asset Finance International" September 1998


Curriculum Vitae PDF