Theodor Härtsch

Theodor Härtsch

lic. iur., Attorney at Law, MBA (IE)




Direct phone: +41 58 658 52 13

Curriculum Vitae

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Theodor Härtsch is a partner in the Banking & Finance team in Zurich. He advises banks and corporate clients in financing matters (debt and equity financings). In addition, he counsels on capital markets law (initial public offerings, rights issues), public M&A matters as well as corporate and capital markets compliance. Furthermore, Theodor Härtsch advises financial institutions on regulatory matters. In the area of collective investment schemes, he supports clients in licensing and distribution matters. He regularly publishes in his practice areas.

Before joining Walder Wyss, Theodor Härtsch was a partner in the Zurich office of a large international law firm. Prior to that, he was also working in various functions in the banking sector.

Walder Wyss advised Banca Generali SpA, Milan, on its expansion into the Swiss market through BG (Suisse) Private Bank SA

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

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

Komax Acquires the Schleuniger Group

Metall Zug contributes the Schleuniger Group by way of Quasi-Merger into Komax

Swiss medtech company Distalmotion SA closes USD 90m Series E Financing Round

IPO medmix AG

Sulzer successfully spun-off its Applicator Systems Division

Ameropa signs USD 750 Million Multi-Currency Revolving Borrowing Base Credit Facility

Walder Wyss Ltd. acted as counsel to the Lead Managers in the Swiss Steel Group rights offering

Lindsay Goldberg acquires Bilcare Research Group

Listing of Helvetica Swiss Commercial Fund at SIX Swiss Exchange

Walder Wyss assisted Goldman Sachs International Bank, London, on the establishment of a new Swiss residential mortgage business platform established by ELAN Suisse Hypotheken AG

IPO Athris AG

Walder Wyss advised 40 North in the acquisition and subsequent sale of shares in Clariant AG

Swiss Life – CHF 600 mio. Hybrid Bonds

Baloise Group places an inaugural CHF 500 million hybrid bond

Sulzer Ltd – Exemption from the duty to submit a mandatory takover offer

Ascom to divest its Network Testing Division to InfoVista

The Initial Public Offerings Law Review - Chapter Switzerland

Basler Kommentar FIDLEG/FINIG, Art. 64-67 FINIG

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Chapter 17 - Switzerland

Recent Developments in the Swiss Debt Capital Market 2020/21

Banking & Finance 2022: Switzerland - Trends and Developments

Banking & Finance 2021: Switzerland - Trends and Developments

Chapter 15 - Switzerland

Switzerland: Lending & Secured Finance

Implications of the company law revision on group loan financing

Shareholders' Rights & Shareholder Activism 2020: Chapter Switzerland

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

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

FINMA approves SIX and BX as Prospectus Offices – The new Swiss prospectus regime including prospectus review will be mandatory as from December 1st, 2020

Switzerland: Lending & Secured Finance

The Initial Public Offerings Law Review - Chapter Switzerland

Das Beraterregister für Kundenberater unter dem neuen Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz – erste Antworten aus der Praxis

COVID-19 | Pandémie de Coronavirus - Mesures d'aide économique

COVID-19 | Coronavirus-Pandemie – Wirtschaftliche Hilfsmassnahmen

New Rules on Offering and Listing Prospectuses in Switzerland

Corporate Finance Forum 2019

Chambers Private Equity 2019 Guide - Switzerland

Chambers Shareholders’ Rights & Shareholder Activism 2019 Guide - Switzerland

Overview to lending and secured finance laws and regulations that may occur in Switzerland

Prohibition on acting as principal and agent and golden parachutes

Retrocession and Criminal Mismanagement – The Criminal Relevance of the Concealment of Retrocessions in the Context of Criminal Mismanagement under Article 158 of the Swiss Criminal Code

The acknowledgement of debt according to art. 17 Swiss Code of Obligations within the framework of the factoring agreement. An independent, legally valid and enforceable claim?

Collective investment law: some questions, answers and observations from practice

Regulation of collective investment schemes in Switzerland

Initial Public Offering (IPO) 2017 / Switzerland

IPO Guide Switzerland (SIX Swiss Exchange) / Listing Requirements by the SIX Swiss Exchange

Bail-in Recognition Clause

Effiziente Strukturierung von indirekten Immobilieninvestments im Ausland


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