Simona Müller
MLaw, Attorney at law

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Simona Müller advises clients in connection with mergers & acquisitions, banking and contract law, including real estate matters.

Born in 1986, Simona Müller graduated in 2012 from the University of Geneva (MLaw in Economic Law). She was admitted to the Geneva Bar in February 2015. Before joining Walder Wyss she worked as an associate with another law firm in Geneva, where she had previously performed her attorney traineeship and where she mainly advised and represented clients in civil and criminal disputes. Before that, Simona Müller trained with the Risk Management Department of a Private Bank in Geneva.

Her professional languages are French, English and German. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry.

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Simona Müller
Direct phone: +41 58 658 52 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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Simona Müller
MLaw, Attorney at law

Simona Müller advises clients in connection with mergers & acquisitions, banking and contract law, including real estate matters.

Born in 1986, Simona Müller graduated in 2012 from the University of Geneva (MLaw in Economic Law). She was admitted to the Geneva Bar in February 2015. Before joining Walder Wyss she worked as an associate with another law firm in Geneva, where she had previously performed her attorney traineeship and where she mainly advised and represented clients in civil and criminal disputes. Before that, Simona Müller trained with the Risk Management Department of a Private Bank in Geneva.

Her professional languages are French, English and German. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry.

Simona Müller
Direct phone: +41 58 658 52 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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Practice Areas

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Deals and Cases

Bregal Unternehmerkapital new growth partner of Embassy Jewel AG

Bregal Unternehmerkapital has acquired a majority stake in Embassy Jewel AG, a retail company specializing in luxury watches and jewelry. Headquartered in Lucerne, Embassy Jewel AG has grown steadily since its foundation in 1970 and is today, with its attractively located stores in Lucerne, the Swiss watch capital, and St. Moritz, among the five largest retail companies in this sector. With its new partner Bregal Unternehmerkapital, Embassy Jewel AG plans to make further investments to strengthen the branch network and the in-store infrastructure.

Walder Wyss acted as advisor in all legal aspects of the transaction. The team was led by Stefan Knobloch (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Luc Defferrard (Partner, M&A/Banking & Finance) and further included Christian Hagen (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Boris Räber (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Linda Bieri (Trainee, Corporate/M&A), Oliver M. Kunz (Partner, IP/IT), Christine Scherrer (Associate, IP/IT), Fabian D. Glässer (Associate, Banking & Finance), Simona Müller (Associate, Banking & Finance), André Kuhn (Associate, Real Estate), Christoph Stutz (Associate, Employment) and Daniel Zimmerli (Managing Associate, Competition).


Keytrade Bank SA merges with Arkéa Direct Bank SA

After having assisted French banking group Crédit Mutuel Arkéa in relation to its acquisition of all of Belgian online banking leader Keytrade Bank’s activities, including in Switzerland, which became effective in June 2016, Walder Wyss Ltd. assisted Crédit Mutuel Arkéa in relation to the merger by absorption of Keytrade Bank SA, Brussels (seat of the Swiss registered and FINMA licenced branch STRATEO) by Arkéa Direct Bank SA (previously Fortuneo SA), which became effective on 3 November 2016. Further to the merger, Arkéa Direct Bank SA became the new seat of STRATEO, Geneva, Branch of Arkéa Direct Bank SA Puteaux (Paris), a FINMA licenced Swiss branch of a foreign bank and securities dealer.

The team was led by Luc Defferrard (Partner, Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance) and Thomas Müller (Partner, Banking & Finance) and further included Tervel Stoyanov (Associate, Banking & Finance) and Simona Müller (Associate, Banking & Finance).


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).


Unigestion acquires Akina to create a USD 6 billion AUM market leader in global small and mid-market Private Equity

Akina and Unigestion have announced their decision to merge their private equity businesses to create a leading expert in global small and mid-market private equity, with USD 6 billion in assets under management and 54 dedicated professionals located in Geneva, Zurich, London, New York and Singapore. Completion of the transaction is subject to the customary regulatory approvals.

Walder Wyss is advising Akina in this transaction. The Walder Wyss team is led by partner Luc Defferrard (Corporate M&A) and includes partner Maurus Winzap (Tax), counsels Alexandre Both (Corporate M&A) and Janine Corti (Tax), associates André Kuhn (Corporate M&A), Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Corporate M&A) and Simona Müller (Corporate M&A).


Migros acquires majority interest in Sushi Mania

Bischofszell Nahrungsmittel AG, a company of the Migros Group, has acquired a majority interest in Sushi Mania SA, a company incorporated in the canton of Fribourg. Sushi Mania specialises in Japanese cuisine and Asian gastronomy.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to the Migros Group. The team was led by Alexandre Both (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) and further included Dirk Spacek (Managing Associate, IP), Tervel Stoyanov (Associate, Corporate/Banking & Finance), David M. Hill (Associate, Employment), Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Associate, M&A) and Simona Müller (Associate, M&A/Real estate).


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