Hubertus Hillerström
lic. iur., MBA, Attorney at Law

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Hubertus Hillerström is a managing associate in the Banking & Finance Team. He is specialised in national and international financings and mergers & acquisitions, including structured finance as well as private equity and venture capital transactions. He has accompanied numerous commodities and trade finance operations (oil and gas, metals and soft commodities) and follows closely the legislative changes in this field. Hubertus Hillerström also specialises in real estate transactions and lease matters. He joins the Geneva team after more than nine years in our Zurich office.

Born in 1979, Hubertus Hillerström was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 2003 including special mentions European Law Licentiate and Bilingual Licentiate) and he holds an MBA from IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa, MBA 2013) in Madrid. He has working experience as trainee in law firms and banks in Zurich, Geneva, London and Madrid and as a secondee in the legal departments of banks in Geneva and Zurich specialising in commodities & trade finance.

Hubertus Hillerström speaks French, German, English, Swedish and Spanish. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Hubertus Hillerström
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 82


Walder Wyss Ltd.
10 Rue d'Italie
P.O. Box
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 30 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Hubertus Hillerström
lic. iur., MBA, Attorney at Law

Hubertus Hillerström is a managing associate in the Banking & Finance Team. He is specialised in national and international financings and mergers & acquisitions, including structured finance as well as private equity and venture capital transactions. He has accompanied numerous commodities and trade finance operations (oil and gas, metals and soft commodities) and follows closely the legislative changes in this field. Hubertus Hillerström also specialises in real estate transactions and lease matters. He joins the Geneva team after more than nine years in our Zurich office.

Born in 1979, Hubertus Hillerström was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 2003 including special mentions European Law Licentiate and Bilingual Licentiate) and he holds an MBA from IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa, MBA 2013) in Madrid. He has working experience as trainee in law firms and banks in Zurich, Geneva, London and Madrid and as a secondee in the legal departments of banks in Geneva and Zurich specialising in commodities & trade finance.

Hubertus Hillerström speaks French, German, English, Swedish and Spanish. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Hubertus Hillerström
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 82

Walder Wyss Ltd.
10 Rue d'Italie
P.O. Box
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 30 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Credit Suisse successfully launched its new subsidiary Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. was incorporated with the purpose to be organized as a Swiss bank. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Credit Suisse AG. The transfer of assets and liabilities according to Swiss merger law became effective on 20 November 2016. The transfer was aimed to evolve the legal entity structure of the Credit Suisse Group to meet regulatory requirements for systematically important banks.

Walder Wyss advised Credit Suisse's business units Commodity Trade Finance (CTF) and Private Banking (PB) in the transfer of certain Swiss and foreign law security agreements guaranteeing loans granted by the bank. Walder Wyss coordinated and streamlined the advice of 30 international law firms in various jurisdictions all over the world in connection with such transfer and the requirements for the re-registration of these security agreements in those jurisdictions.

The Walder Wyss team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Banking & Finance) and further included Julia Lehner (Associate, Banking & Finance), Fabian Glässer (Associate, Banking & Finance), Tervel Stoyanov (Associate, Banking & Finance) and Simona Müller (Associate, Banking & Finance).


Crédit Mutuel Arkéa to acquire Keytrade Bank

On 7 December 2015, Belgian bank Crelan and French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa entered into an exclusivity agreement in view of the acquisition by the latter of all of Belgian online banking leader Keytrade Bank’s activities, including in Switzerland. The transaction is to be implemented in the course of the first quarter of 2016 and will enable Crédit Mutual Arkéa to continue its expansion in all fields of digital banking.

Walder Wyss acts as Swiss legal advisor to Crédit Mutuel Arkéa. The team is being led by Luc Defferrard (Partner, Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance) together with Thomas Müller (Partner, Banking & Finance) and further includes Tervel Stoyanov (Associate, Banking & Finance), Alexandre Both (Managing Associate, Banking & Finance), Simone Wetzstein (Associate, Employment), Dirk Spacek (Associate, IP/IT), Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Banking & Finance), Louis Christe (Trainee, Banking & Finance) and Fabian Glässer (Associate, Banking & Finance).


Knip AG Closes Largest Fintech Investment Round in Switzerland

Knip AG, Zurich, recently closed Switzerland's largest fintech financing round for a start-up so far with CHF 15 million. The series B round was led by Route 66 Ventures, which was joined by Creathor Venture and QED Investors (respectively funds managed by these venture capital firms) as series B investors, adding to the existing series A investors such as Orange Growth Capital and Redalpine. Knip AG is a mobile-first digital insurance broker enabling its users through an app to easily view and manage their insurance policies on their smartphone.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to Route 66 Ventures, LLC, as lead series B investor on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Luc Defferrard (Banking & Finance, Partner) and Hubertus Hillerström (Banking & Finance, Managing Associate) and further included Sarah Schulthess (M&A, Capital Markets, Associate), Eva Maissen (IP/IT, Associate), Fabian Looser (Employment, Associate) and Janine Corti (Tax, Associate).


Cross Border Taking Private Merger of SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (SIX: SHLTN)

On 24 July 2015, SHL Telemedicine Ltd, Tel Aviv (SHL), a company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, and Shanghai Jiuchuan Investment (Group) Co., Ltd, Shanghai (the Purchaser) have entered into a merger agreement, pursuant to which the Purchaser will, through one of its wholly owned subsidiary, acquire the entire share capital of SHL by way of a reverse triangular cross border merger. The transaction is subject to the approval by the shareholders' meetings. The closing is expected to occur in Q4 2015.

SHL is a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions.

Walder Wyss advises SHL on all capital markets, stock exchange and takeover law aspects in this transaction. The team has been led by Alex Nikitine (Capital Markets, M&A, Partner) and furhter includes  Sarah Schulthess (Capital Markets, M&A, Associate), Enrico Friz (Banking & Finance, Partner), Valentin Wiesner (Banking & Finance, Trainee), Anna-Lynn Fromer (Banking & Finance, Trainee), Tervel Stoyanov (Banking & Finance, Associate), Hubertus Hillerström (Banking & Finance, Managing Associate) and Janine Corti (Tax, Associate).


Renaissance PME and SVC-Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs acquire Bandi S.A.

A group of investors composed, among others, by Renaissance PME (a vehicle investing in Swiss SMEs and managed by Vinci Capital SA) and SVC – Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs (a subsidiary of Credit Suisse), announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire Bandi S.A. in a club deal. With more than 50 employees, Bandi S.A. is active mainly in the production of components for luxury watchmakers.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to SVC - Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Banking & Finance, Managing Associate) and further included Tervel Stoyanov (Banking & Finance, Associate) and Valentin Wiesner (Banking & Finance, Trainee).


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