Dominik Hohler

Dominik Hohler

lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 25

Curriculum Vitae

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Dominik Hohler is a partner in the Transaction Team. He advises national and international companies regarding their restructuring, financing, establishment and expansion projects as well as with regard to reorganisation measures and insolvency. He also focuses his practice on domestic and international M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. Additionally, he advises corporate clients on all matters of corporate and commercial law related to their daily operations. Dominik Hohler regularly publishes and lectures in his fields of expertise, i.a. as lecturer at University of Zurich.

Dominik Hohler was educated at the Universities of Zurich (lic. iur. 2006) and Geneva and at the Queen Mary University, London (LL.M. Corporate & Commercial Law 2012). Before joining Walder Wyss he worked as a trainee and law clerk at the District Court of Zurich and as lawyer in another business law firm/notary's office in Zug.

Dominik Hohler's professional languages are German and English. He also speaks French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Walder Wyss advises Fundamenta Group Holding AG on the sale of its real estate division to Swiss Prime Site AG

IFLR 1000 Rankings - Walder Wyss as a top-performing law firm ranked

Die Swisscanto Stiftungen heissen wieder Servisa

UBS/CS Merger Completed

Credit Suisse and UBS to Merge

IFF Completed Divestiture of Microbial Control Business

IPI Partners to Acquire Swiss Data Center Leader Safe Host

IPO medmix AG

Sulzer successfully spun-off its Applicator Systems Division

MKS Instrument acquires Atotech

DCM Film Distribution (Schweiz) GmbH acquires an interest in Arthouse Commercio Movie AG

Promotions at Walder Wyss

Polhem Infra acquires equity stake in Solör Bioenergy Group

Nyrstar announced its successful financial restructuring

Emmi veräussert ihr Handels- und Belieferungsunternehmen Emmi Frisch-Service AG an die Transgourmet-Gruppe

Fortive Corporation completed the acquisition of the Advanced Sterilization Products business from Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson

Walder Wyss advises Toys‘R’Us AG, Switzerland, on the sale of its stores

Walder Wyss advises HCH Helicopter Group after filing for US Chapter 11

Walder Wyss advises Teknos Group Oy on the acquisition of the global wood coatings divisions of Swiss Arbonia AG

Walder Wyss advises Avaloq Group on the acquisition of a 35% stake in Avaloq by Warburg Pincus

Walder Wyss advises the ad hoc Committee of Holders of Senior Secured Notes issued by Roust Corporation

Walder Wyss advises Note Holders ad hoc Committee/Lenders in Pacific Exploration

Walder Wyss advises Danaher Danaher Corporation in the spin-off of Fortive Corporation

IPO of Glarner Kantonalbank

Salamanca Group acquires Investec Trust

Sale of Hospital Villa im Park to Genolier Group

Walder Wyss advises the ad hoc Committee of Holders of Senior Bonds issued by Petroplus Finance Limited

Bauwerk acquires Boen Group

Lexology GTDT - Restructuring & Insolvency 2024 – Switzerland

Insolvency 2023 - Switzerland: Trends and Developments

Hand commentary on Swiss private law, 4th edition, Articles 656a - 656g CO

Basel Commentary "Code of Obligations II" Articles 736 - 747, 821 - 826 and 911 - 913 CO

Chambers Insolvency 2023 Global Practice Guide

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Corporate Reorganisations 2023 - Chapter Switzerland

Business Acquisitions (§ 11 Regulatory Requirements)

Combinations (§ 15 Mergers [Protection of Creditors])

Switzerland: Employee transfers in an asset deal

Switzerland: Grappling with the financial assistance rules

Corporation Law / Developments 2021

No tacit extension of board mandates (Judgment of the Federal Supreme Court 4A_496/2021 dated 3 December 2021)

Corporate Reorganisations 2022 - Chapter Switzerland

Insolvency 2021 Switzerland: Trends & Developments - Chapter Switzerland

Distressed M&A 2022 - Chapter Switzerland

Restructuring & Insolvency 2022 - Chapter Switzerland

Corporation Law / Developments 2020

Corporate Reorganisations 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Claw-backs and factual liquidation

Due Diligence – Stumbling blocks from a legal and tax point of view

Due Diligence – Stumbling blocks from a legal and tax point of view

Restructuring & Insolvency in Switzerland 2021

In brief: directors' and officers' liability for company insolvencies in Switzerland

Distressed M&A 2021 - Global overview

Distressed M&A 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Corporate Client Event

Quick and unbureaucratic – The Swiss answer to prevent a wave of bankruptcies because of the Corona Pandemic: COVID-19 Insolvency Law Ordinance

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Corporate Reorganisations 2020 - Chapter Switzerland

Gesellschaftsrecht / Entwicklungen 2019

Heads up - The Swiss Government has announced measures to prevent a wave of bankruptcies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Measures against COVID-19-related bankruptcies adopted

The Swiss Government declares a nation-wide standstill of deadlines for debt collection proceedings

Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 - Chapter Switzerland

Due Diligence – rechtliche und steuerliche Stolperfallen

Corporate Reorganisations 2019 - Chapter 74: Switzerland

Gesellschaftsrecht / Entwicklung 2018

Restructuring & Insolvency - Chapter Switzerland

Switzerland: Good News on Cross-Border Insolvencies

Liability matters for company bodies and fiduciaries

Corporate Reorganisations 2018 - Chapter Switzerland

Restructuring & Insolvency - Chapter Switzerland

Is a financially sound Swiss subsidiary allowed to participate in a foreign US court debtor in possession restructuring proceeding?

Restructuring & Insolvency - Chapter Switzerland

Corporation Law / Developments 2016

Trading in distressed debt in Swiss insolvency proceedings: restriction of information appropriate?

Corporation Law / Developments 2017

Corporation Law/Developments 2015

Commentary on the Swiss corporate law provisions articles 656a – 656g

Corporate law/Developments 2014

Supreme Court Decision on Cash Pooling and Intra-Group Financing

Supreme Court Decision on Cash Pooling and Intra-Group Financing (Englische Fassung)

Organisational Deficiencies after Non-Election of the Board of Directors – Review of Judgement 4A_235/2013 of the Federal Supreme Court of 27&#160May 2014

Corporation law/Developments 2013

New Swiss Law on Accounting and Financial Reporting – at the Halfway Mark of the Implementation

Corporation law/Developments 2012

Zuzug in die Schweiz aus rechtlicher und steuerlicher Sicht


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