Thiemo Sturny

Thiemo Sturny

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 52 92

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Thiemo Sturny advises domestic and foreign clients in all fields of company law, including national and international M&A transactions, restructurings and questions of corporate governance. He also specialises in credit financing, capital market transactions and supporting start-up's in private equity financing matters. Thiemo Sturny publishes regularly in his fields of expertise and is lecturing in the LL.M. post-graduate degree programme at the University of Zurich.

Thiemo Sturny studied at the University of Fribourg (lic. iur. 1996 with the specialisations 'bilingual' and 'European law', Dr. iur. 1998, summa cum laude) and at the College of Europe in Brügge (LL.M., 2001). Before he began working for Walder Wyss, Thiemo Sturny was employed for several years at a major and a medium-sized business law firm in Zurich. Moreover, he acquired practical experience as in-house counsel in the legal department of an international insurance group and as board secretary and head of the legal department of a listed industrial company.

Thiemo Sturny speaks German, English and French. He is registered in the Zurich Bar Registry.

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

Walder Wyss advises Fundamenta Group Holding AG on the sale of its real estate division to Swiss Prime Site AG

Purchase of Park Hyatt Zurich

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

UBS/CS Merger Completed

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

Credit Suisse and UBS to Merge

Fundamenta Group acquires Belvédère Asset Management

Livit sells Livit FM Services AG to ISS Switzerland

BCG acquires Quantis

Bouygues announces sale of Helion to AMAG Group

Riverside Acquires ACTANDO

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

CHF 7.8 Mio. Series B Financing Round of 1plusX AG

LUKB acquires 30% stake in Fundamenta Group

Memo Therapeutics raises CHF 14 Mio in Series B Financing Round

Arkin Holdings acquires stake in Fu Gen AG

SEED acquires controlling interest in Sensimed AG

HOCHDORF sells Pharmalys stake

Suntel Group acquires EnKom AG

CIC Capital supports the Swiss MEGA group in a new phase of its development

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Swiss Auris Medical Holding AG (Nasdaq) implements Reverse Share Split through Intra-Group Merger

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No right of former executive bodies to refuse to testify in cartel proceedings – Judicial Convocation of a General Meeting

Ad-hoc-Publicity: Revised Regulations

Swiss Federal Council Sets Forth Key Elements of a Swiss Investment Control Regime

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Special audit: Case law update

Coronavirus: General Meetings and Legally Valid Signatures from the Home Office

Corporate Responsibility and Liability of the Governing Bodies for Social Security Contributions

Organisational deficiencies: Case law update

Commentary on Art. 17 and Art. 18 of the National Bank Act

Distressed M&A 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Distressed M&A 2021 - Global overview

Project Finance 2021 - Chapter Switzerland

Revision of Company Law

Revision of Swiss Corporate Law

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Chambers Private Equity 2019 Guide - Switzerland

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