Roger Ammann
M.A. HSG in Law and Economics, M.A. HSG in Accounting and Finance, Attorney at Law

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Roger Ammann is an associate in Walder Wyss' Banking & Finance Team and advises Swiss and international financial institutions and corporations on all aspects of banking and financial markets law, stock exchange and capital market law, mergers & acquisitions as well as contract, corporate and commercial law.

Roger Ammann obtained his degree in law and economics (M.A. HSG in Law and Economics) in 2008, and a degree in accounting and finance (M.A. HSG in Accounting and Finance) in 2009, both from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Furthermore, he is a CFA charterholder. Before joining Walder Wyss he worked during several years as attorney for leading Swiss law firms in Zurich.

Roger Ammann's working languages are German and English. He was admitted to the bar in 2011 and is a member of both the Zurich Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association.

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Roger Ammann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 72


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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Roger Ammann
M.A. HSG in Law and Economics, M.A. HSG in Accounting and Finance, Attorney at Law

Roger Ammann is an associate in Walder Wyss' Banking & Finance Team and advises Swiss and international financial institutions and corporations on all aspects of banking and financial markets law, stock exchange and capital market law, mergers & acquisitions as well as contract, corporate and commercial law.

Roger Ammann obtained his degree in law and economics (M.A. HSG in Law and Economics) in 2008, and a degree in accounting and finance (M.A. HSG in Accounting and Finance) in 2009, both from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Furthermore, he is a CFA charterholder. Before joining Walder Wyss he worked during several years as attorney for leading Swiss law firms in Zurich.

Roger Ammann's working languages are German and English. He was admitted to the bar in 2011 and is a member of both the Zurich Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association.

Roger Ammann
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 72

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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Deals and Cases

Multilease: Swiss Auto Lease ABS 2017-2

On 28 November 2017, Multilease AG closed its second Swiss auto lease securitization transaction involving the issuance by First Swiss Mobility 2017-2 AG (the Issuer) of CHF 267,300,000 Zero percent asset-backed Class A Notes, due in 2027, CHF 16,500,000 1.00 percent asset-backed Class B Notes, due in 2027 and CHF 14,800,000 2.00 percent asset-backed Class C Notes, due in 2027.

The Notes issued are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and are backed by a portfolio of Swiss auto lease assets originated by Multilease AG and transferred to the Issuer. The Notes are rated «AAA sf»/«AAA(sf)»; «AA+sf»/«AA-(sf)»; «A+sf)»/«BBB+(sf)» by Fitch and S&P. UBS Investment Bank und Stormharbour Securities LLP acted as Joint Arranger and Credit Suisse AG, UBS Investment Bank and Zürcher Kantonalbank as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners.

Walder Wyss advised Multilease AG on the overall structuring and all Swiss legal, tax and VAT aspects of the transaction (transaction counsel). The Walder Wyss team included Lukas Wyss (Partner, Finance), Johannes A. Bürgi (Partner, Finance), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), Thomas Müller (Partner, Finance), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, VAT), Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance) and Fanny Sutter (Trainee, Finance).


Cembra Money Bank refinances personal loan portfolio of eny Finance

On 21 July 2017, Cembra Money Bank AG (Cembra) signed an agreement to refinance a CHF 42 million personal loan portfolio from eny Finance AG. eny Finance AG is a Swiss pure online personal loan provider. Cembra has also agreed to partially refinance future personal loan volume from this provider. The deal is structured through a special purpose vehicle (SPV) that is fully owned and consolidated by Cembra. The transaction was closed on 2 August 2017. By this transaction, eny Finance gets access to an additional refinancing source for its growing consumer credit portfolio. At the same time, eny Finance remains fully independent and acts as self-standing provider of consumer loans.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to Cembra with regard to all legal aspects of the transaction. The team consisted of Lukas Wyss (Partner, Banking & Finance), Markus Pfenninger (Partner, Banking & Finance), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), Reto Jacobs (Partner, Antitrust Law), Fabienne Limacher (Associate, Tax), Roger Ammann (Associate, Banking & Finance) und Fanny Sutter (Trainee, Banking & Finance).


Walder Wyss advises Evolute Group AG on its CHF 6 mio. A Round

Walder Wyss advises Evolute Group AG, Zug, on its Series A financing round. The financing round amounts to CHF 6 mio. and was subscribed by investors from the financial and start-up sector.

Evolute Group AG is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of comprehensive technology and platform solutions for wealth and asset management in Switzerland. As a partner for banks, asset managers with and without collective investments and family offices, Evolute Group AG offers comprehensive software solutions, compliance, legal, and risk management, as well as data operations.

The Walder Wyss team consisted of Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance), Alex Nikitine (Partner, Corporate), Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax), Sarah Schulthess (Associate, Corporate) and Fabian D. Glässer (Associate, Corporate).


Multilease: First Swiss Auto Lease ABS 2017-1

On 13 April 2017, Multilease AG closed its inaugural Swiss auto lease securitization transaction involving the issuance by First Swiss Mobility 2017-1 AG (the Issuer) of CHF 260,700,000 0.14 percent asset-backed Class A Notes, due in 2027, CHF 22,200,000 1.75 percent asset-backed Class B Notes, due in 2027 and CHF 14,100,000 2.75 percent asset-backed Class C Notes, due in 2027. The Notes issued are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and are backed by a portfolio of Swiss auto lease assets originated by Multilease AG and transferred to the Issuer. The Notes are rated «Aaa sf»/«AAA(sf)»;«A1 sf»/«AA-(sf)»;«Baa2sf)»/«BBB+(sf)» by Moody’s and S&P. Credit Suisse acted as Arranger and Manager and Zürcher Kantonalbank as Manager on this transaction.

Walder Wyss advised Multilease AG on the overall structuring and all Swiss legal, tax and VAT aspects of the transaction (transaction counsel). The Walder Wyss team included Lukas Wyss (Partner, Finance), Johannes A. Bürgi (Partner, Finance), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Thomas Müller (Partner, Finance), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, VAT), Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance), Sugandha Kumar (Associate, Finance), Aliénor Nina Burghartz (Trainee, Finance) and Katrin Tschalèr (Trainee, Finance)


Walder Wyss advises Pradera on the acquisition of a Swiss real estate asset

Walder Wyss advises Pradera on the acquisition of a Swiss real estate asset within a pan-European real estate portfolio of IKEA Centres together with Gleiss Lutz acting as lead counsel.

The portfolio of retail parks situated next to IKEA stores comprises around 500 units with a gross lettable area of around 538,000 sqm. Completion on 17 assets located in Germany, France and Poland is expected on 4 April 2017, with a further eight retail parks in Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the Czech Republic due to complete on 31 August.

Pradera is a market leading specialist fund and asset manager of shopping centres and retail parks in Europe and Asia. Founded in 1999, Pradera’s  EUR 2.7 billion portfolio prior to this acquisition comprised 44 shopping centres and retail parks in the UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic and Greece, Turkey and China with more than 2,500 stores.

The Walder Wyss team headed by Francis Nordmann (Partner, Real Estate/Finance) comprised the following lawyers: Tina Hurni (Associate, Real Estate), André Kuhn (Associate, Real Estate), Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance) and Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, VAT).


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