Luc Defferrard
lic. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

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Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001, has been active in the finance and legal industry for many years. He mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border financing and merger & acquisition transactions, as well as in real estate and capital market. Luc Defferrard particularly focuses on private equity (leveraged buy-out) advising a variety of private equity funds, managers and target companies in the structuring and implementation of their projects. Most recently, Luc Defferrard advised Schaeffler on its issue of high yield bonds with a total volume of approximately EUR 2 billion, the French cosmetics group L'Oréal S.A., Paris on its acquisition of Decléor and Carita from Japanese manufacturer Shiseido Co., Ltd., and HgCapital Group with respect to the acquisition of P&I Personal & Informatik AG (P&I AG) from The Carlyle Group.

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. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Luc Defferrard was working for seven years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this position he developed the bank's structured finance offerings to clients in the French part of Switzerland.

Luc Defferrard speaks French, German and English and is Head of the Groupe Francophone of Walder Wyss. 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 Luc Defferrard Luc Defferrard Luc Defferrard

Luc Defferrard
lic. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner

Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001, has been active in the finance and legal industry for many years. He mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border financing and merger & acquisition transactions, as well as in real estate and capital market. Luc Defferrard particularly focuses on private equity (leveraged buy-out) advising a variety of private equity funds, managers and target companies in the structuring and implementation of their projects. Most recently, Luc Defferrard advised Schaeffler on its issue of high yield bonds with a total volume of approximately EUR 2 billion, the French cosmetics group L'Oréal S.A., Paris on its acquisition of Decléor and Carita from Japanese manufacturer Shiseido Co., Ltd., and HgCapital Group with respect to the acquisition of P&I Personal & Informatik AG (P&I AG) from The Carlyle Group.

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. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Luc Defferrard was working for seven years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this position he developed the bank's structured finance offerings to clients in the French part of Switzerland.

Luc Defferrard speaks French, German and English and is Head of the Groupe Francophone of Walder Wyss. 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