Lukas Wyss

Lukas Wyss

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

Location

Zurich

Contact

Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 01
lukas.wyss@walderwyss.com

Curriculum Vitae

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Lukas Wyss is a partner in the Banking & Finance Team. He advises banks, insurers and other companies in connection with finance transactions, capital market transactions and more generally in regulatory, securities and corporate law matters. In finance, he focuses on corporate debt finance, leveraged finance, asset finance (including real estate finance), acquisition finance and structured finance and securitisation.

Born in 1975, Lukas Wyss was educated at Zurich University and Lausanne University (lic. iur. 2000) and Columbia University, New York, USA (LL.M. 2006, James Kent Scholar). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 2002. He gained working experience as a District Court law clerk (Meilen, ZH) and as attorney at major law firms in Zurich and New York.

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

Montana Aerospace divests Alu Menziken

Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, and UniCredit provide EUR 8.1bn acquisition financing to Swisscom

UBS Switzerland AG – Financing for EGS Beteiligungen AG’s acquisition of SERTO Group

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on its issuance of CHF 300m Green Bonds

Axalta Coating Systems Group acquires André Koch AG

Walder Wyss advised Ufenau Capital Partners and GarLa Group in connection with the new EUR 150 million credit facilities agreement for GarLa Group

Walder Wyss advised ITS Kanal Services AG in Connection with its new CHF 123m acquistitation and working capital facilities

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

Walder Wyss advises Ufenau Capital Partners AG on the sale of 24/7 Kanalservice Holding AG, GarLa Gruppe Holding AG and Hanseatic Power Service GmbH

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on its issuance of CHF 365m Green Bonds

UBS Switzerland AG – EUR 100 million revolving credit facility agreement for Zehnder Group

Cembra Money Bank – CHF 275 million auto lease securitization

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 700 million multicurrency credit facility agreement for On (NYSE:ONON)

UBS Switzerland AG - Financing for Capvis' acquisition of Schurter Group

GetYourGuide announces USD 194 million financing round

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on its issuance of CHF 170m Green Bonds

DSM and Firmenich have completed their EUR 35 bn merger, becoming the leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being

Sagard NewGen Acquires a Minority Stake in Unit8

DPE closes EUR 708 million continuation fund

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 150,000,000 Credit Facility for Auto-Interleasing AG

Energy Infrastructure Partners acquire stake in Fluxys Group

Groupe E places CHF 220m Bond

UBS Switzerland AG – USD 175m Credit Facility for Dätwyler Group

AEW Energie AG issues CHF 125m bond

Scott Sports SA - CHF 150m Term and Revolving Credit Financing

UBS Switzerland AG – Financing of Rhystadt AG (Klybeckareal)

DSM and Firmenich to merge in EUR 42bn transaction, becoming the leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being

UBS Switzerland and Credit Suisse – EUR 250m financing of Guess Europe

TX Group, Ringier, La Mobilière and General Atlantic form joint venture to create leading digital marketplace group

Glarner Kantonalbank places CHF 150m Tier 2 Bonds

Naxicap Partners acquires myStromer AG

Naxicap acquires Stromer

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2021-1 AG

Walder Wyss advises EMZ Partners in connection with the acquisition financing for the acquisition of the Assepro Group

OneMed has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority share in SMEDICO AG

Ford Credit issues bond with a volume of CHF 230m

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2020-1 Ltd.

Mobiliar finances a part of Carvolution’s fleet of rental cars in a volume of up to CHF 50’000’000

Proman / Consolidated Energy AG

UBS Switzerland AG acquired a mortgage loan portfolio from Bank Julius Bär & Co AG

Ardian acquires majority in Sintetica

Aduno Holding sells cashgate to Cembra Money Bank

Swisscard: Credit Card ABS Issuers under Swisscard’s ABS Program held bondholder meetings

PSA Finance Suisse SA closed a multi-million secured lending transaction

Swisscard AECS GmbH: 2019-1 Credit Card ABS Transaction

Cembra Money Bank AG closed another Swiss auto lease securitization transaction

Aduno sells Vibbek

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2018-2

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2018-1

Cembra Money Bank signs partnership with startup Lendico Schweiz AG

Glarner Kantonalbank successfully places CHF 100 Mio. Additional Tier 1 bond

JAB Holding sells Bally

Metall Zug (SIX: METN) acquires majority holding in Haag-Streit Holding AG

DPE acquires AWK Group

Multilease: Swiss Auto Lease ABS 2017-2

CryoLife acquires JOTEC

Cembra Money Bank refinances personal loan portfolio of eny Finance

Flokk AS acquires Giroflex

EQT Acquires Open Systems

Multilease: First Swiss Auto Lease ABS 2017-1

Cembra's CHF 200'000'000 Swiss Auto Lease ABS transaction 2016-1 listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

Swisscard AECS GmbH

AMAG Leasing: Second Auto Lease CHF 515m ABS Transaction (Dual Tranche 2016-/2016-2)

Succession Plan DT Swiss

AMAG Leasing: Inaugural Auto Lease ABS 2015-1

Glarner Kantonalbank issues CHF 100m Additional Tier 1 Bond

Oriflame: Relocation with Cross-Border Merger Completed

Computershare aquires SIX SAG Ltd

EUR 750 mio. Hybrid Bond – Swiss Life

Swisscard’s Swiss Credit Card Securitisation 2016-1 listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

Relocation of Oriflame

Cembra's CHF 200’000’000 Swiss Auto Lease ABS transaction listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

Evolva acquires Allylix in Share Exchange Transaction

Refinancing of Constellium group

Financing of acquisition of Vat Holding AG

Swiss Life Holding AG issued CHF 500 million Convertible Bonds

Volvo Auto Bank Deutschland transfers Swiss Leasing and Dealer Wholesale Business to FCE Bank

GE’s Second Swiss Auto Lease Securitisation Transaction Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

EFG International sells its remaining stake in EFG Financial Products to Notenstein Private Bank

Glarner Kantonalbank issued CHF 70 million additional tier 1 subordinated bonds

Swiss Life closed CHF 800 million Loan Exchange Transaction

Waterland Private Equity has acquired the SENIOcare Group, a leading operator of elderly care and nursing homes in Switzerland

Swiss Credit Card Securitisation Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

GE’s Swiss Auto Lease Securitisation Transaction Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

Cantonal Bank of Glarus strengthens its regulatory capital basis

First Swiss Auto Lease Securitisation Transaction

Financing of the acquisition of Bureau Van Dijk by Charterhouse Capital Partners

Nuance Communications acquires SVOX

Chambers Acquisition Finance 2024 Global Practice Guide - Trends and Developments

Securities Finance 2023 - Chapter Switzerland

Acquisition Finance 2023: Switzerland - Trends and Developments

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Structured Finance & Securitisation - Chapter Switzerland

Securitisation 2023 - Chapter Switzerland: Trends & Developments

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review

Securitisation 2022 - Chapter Switzerland

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review

Recent Developments in the Swiss Debt Capital Market 2020/21

Banking & Finance 2022: Switzerland - Trends and Developments

Banking & Finance 2021: Switzerland - Trends and Developments

Securitisation 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Structured Finance & Securitisation 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Trends and Developments in the Swiss Securitisation Market

New prospectus approval process under the Swiss Financial Services Act – 2020

Recent developments in the Swiss securitisation market in 2019/20

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Securitisation 2020 - Chapter Switzerland

Recent developments in the Swiss securitisation market in 2018/2019

Chapter Switzerland

Structured Finance & Securitisation - Chapter Switzerland

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review - Chapter 18: Switzerland

Recent developments in the Swiss securitisation market in 2017/18

New prospectus regime under the Swiss Financial Services Act - 2018

Securitisation 2018: Switzerland

The Securitisation & Structured Finance Handbook 2018

Structured Finance & Securitisation

Recent developments in the Swiss ABS market 2015/16

Practical Law: Structured finance and securitisation in Switzerland: overview

Structured Finance & Securitisation 2016

Bail-in Recognition Clause

Developments in Swiss debt capital markets – 2015

Recent developments in the Swiss ABS market – 2015

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review

2014: a very good year

The relevance of FATCA in Swiss finance transactions

Understanding Acquisition Finance in Switzerland

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review

Securitisation in Switzerland: A growing market

Leveraged acquisition finance in Switzerland: recent trends in structural features

Constant growth of Swiss securitisation

Swiss securitisation is picking up speed

The launch of the first covered bond programme in Switzerland set up outside the framework of the Swiss statutory covered bond system

Buyback of equity and debt securities in Switzerland

Recent Developments of Swiss Disclosure Rules relating to Significant Shareholdings

Swiss Disclosure Rules on Significant Shareholdings

Buyback of equity and debt securities in Switzerland

The Mortgage Bond System in Switzerland: an alternative source of finance

The Mortgage Bond System in Switzerland: an alternative source of finance

Commentary to Art. 68, 69, 152–157, 159 of the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act

Alternative Financing Sources in Switzerland

The pledge of moveable property in secured financing transactions

Opco/Propco Structures under Swiss Law

Transferring Agreements under Transfer of Assets Rules

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