Markus Vischer

Markus Vischer

Associé
Dr. iur., LL.M., Avocat

Site

Zurich

Contact

Téléphone direct: +41 58 658 55 32
markus.vischer@walderwyss.com

Curriculum Vitae

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Markus Vischer is a partner at Walder Wyss since 1995. His main areas of practice are M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, business reorganizations and corporate and commercial incl. employment and real estate law. He is a recognized leader in M&A due to his involvement in major transactions, in particular in the media-, real estate-, IT and health care area, and due to his many publications.

Markus Vischer was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1984, Dr. iur. 1986) and at the University of London (LL.M. 1991). He has working experience as a research assistant at the University of Zurich, as a District Court clerk and as an associate in a tax law firm in Zurich and in a law firm in London.

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

SMG acquires majority stake in Flatfox from Mobiliar

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

Legalcommunity.ch Awards: Walder Wyss Receives Awards as Market Leading Firm and Labour Law Firm of the Year

TX Group to acquire Clear Channel Switzerland

Cembra acquires Byjuno

IFF Completed Divestiture of Microbial Control Business

ELSA intends to acquire a stake in aaremilch

Otto Group acquires a majority stake in the Medgate Group

Athlon sells Swiss leasing fleet to Arval

DDM Group acquires Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services AG

Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz acquires the offer platform for SMEs "GRYPS"

Montana Aerospace (SIX: AERO) acquires Asco Industries

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

Evoco sells Plumettaz, a world-leading provider of high-tech cable laying solutions

Mérieux Equity Partners investit dans Swixx

Vente d’une participation majoritaire dans SkySale Schweiz GmbH

Acquisition d’une part majoritaire dans fedafin AG

Bridgepoint acquiert Infinigate

Dovista achète la branche fenêtres d’Arbonia

Quest Software rachète Quadrotech

Rigips AG vend le site de Leissigen/Krattigen

Studer Family Office AG reprend NSM Holding SA

Sulzer achète le groupe Haselmeier

Walder Wyss conseille BC Plateforms sur le financement de série C à hauteur de 15 millions USD et sur un partenariat avec IQVIA visant à l’extension de l’analyse de données génomiques

Vente du «Gries Deco-Gruppe»

ZHAW attribue le Publication Award au «Handbuch Schweizer GmbH-Recht»

Avaloq acquires Derivative Partners, a Zurich-based Service Specialist for Structured Products

Le groupe Polygon achète Nettag SA

Blue Sail Medical acquiert NVT

Ringier Axel Springer Suisse acquiert des participations dans digitalCounsels

La société Hesse & Partner SA, qui appartient à Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSRE: AJG), reprend Verbag Versicherungsberatungs-AG

Le groupe Polygon a repris à 100% les actions d’Alvisa Holding AG

Dana acquiert Drive Systems d’Oerlikon

VELUX A/S rachète le groupe JET d’Egeria

Dana acquires Oerlikon Drive Systems

Vente d’ASIC Robotics SA et réinvestissement

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSRE: AJG) rachète la majorité des parts de Hesse & Partner AG

Metaco SA completes Financing Round

Tamedia reprend la «Basler Zeitung»

Acquisition d’une coopérative de logements

Georg Fischer acquiert l’entreprise suisse de fonderie de précision Precicast Industrial Holding SA

The Smart Grid Solution Company DEPsys conducts Series A2 financing round

Tamedia entend reprendre la régie publicitaire médias Goldbach Group (SIX: GBMN)

CryoLife acquiert JOTEC

Savira, filiale de Migros, cède Cash+Carry Angehrn

Rieker Investment AG rachète le groupe Meister Abrasives

Joint Venture BOBST & Radex

Walder Wyss conseille ACTIV FITNESS lors du rachat des clubs de sport Silhouette

Walder Wyss conseille Fresenius Kabi lors de l'acquisition de l'activité biosimilaire de Merck

Walder Wyss conseille le groupe Avaloq lors de l'acquisition de 35% des parts par Warburg Pincus.

Le groupe AF achète Edy Toscano AG

Ardian rachète le fabricant de luminaires SLV à Cinven

Vente de parts majoritaires du groupe AutoForm

Investissement de Statkraft Ventures dans l'entreprise suisse de réseau électrique intelligent DEPsys

Cession de Regisol AG

Mövenpick entre dans le capital du négociant chinois en vins Cheers

Vente du Steigenberger Hotel de Gstaad

SCOTT rachète une activité de Sheppard

IRC acquiert la majorité de Transa

Courion rachète Bay31

ING vend le Designer Outlet Landquart

Tamedia rachète le groupe Ricardo

Migros rachète le groupe Lüchinger+Schmid

Youngone prend une participation majoritaire dans SCOTT Sports

Minerva IPO and Acquisition

PubliGroupe/Swisscom/Tamedia

Key Equipment Finance to sell leasing business to BAML

Mövenpick sells Swiss concession gastronomy to Coop

International Chemical Investors Group to purchase the Detergents & Intermediates business from Clariant

Husky to acquire Schöttli Group

Baloise sells its subsidiaries in Croatia and Serbia

MeteoGroup to acquire leading European weather business

Youngone Corp. acquires 20 percent stake in SCOTT

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

Warranty & Indemnity Insurance in M&A Transaction

Tamedia AG and Ringier AG acquire 100% (50% each) in jobs.ch holding ag from Tiger Global Investment Partners and further shareholders.

Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund acquires a minority stake of 30% in Galaxus AG with the option to acquire the majority.

Sale of AXA Bank customer portfolio to bank zweiplus

Lindenhof takes over the majority of shares in Sonnenhof Hospitals

Sale of Plancal Group in auction process

Les sociétés vides et transfert d’un manteau d’actions selon le nouveau droit ou "the road to hell is paved with good intentions"

Accord implicite sur la cessibilité d'un droit de préemption contractuel?

L'inexigibilité en tant que défaut

Transfert juridique de propriété d'actions sans acte de disposition séparé?

Les conséquences de transactions M&A improprement structurées

Commentaire des art. 839‒851 du code des obligations suisse

Commentaire sur les articles 1–3 des dispositions finales concernant les sociétés par actions et les articles 1, 2, 7 des dispositions transitoires de la révision de la loi sur les sociétés anonymes de 2020

Sur l'absence d'une qualité attendue d'une installation de biogaz

Discussions d'arrêts actuels, 2.7.3. Responsabilité civile, TF 4A_18/2023: Scandale des émissions de diesel: À la recherche des dommages

La jurisprudence du Tribunal fédéral en matière de droit sur le contrat de vente en 2022

Commentaire sur les art. 492–512 du Code suisse des obligations (droit des sûretés)

Annulation de certains points de l'ordre du jour d'une assemblée générale ou d'une assemblée générale dans son entièreté

Caution When Making Use of the Criminal Law in Warranty Cases

Due Diligence Regarding Servitudes in Real Estate Purchases

Alea iacta est: No Simplified Merger in Case of Indirect Ownership Structures

Warranty Rights of the Landlord upon the Return of a Defective Rental Property

Relationship between Art. 28 para. 1 Swiss Code Obligations and Art. 146 para. 1 Swiss Criminal Code

Duress in Civil Law and Usury in Criminal Law

Violation Without Consequences of the Exclusivity Clause in the Brokerage Agreement

The Proximity of the Contracting Party as a Criterion for Victim Co-Responsibility?

Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide

Calculation of Damages in Business Acquisitions

Incorrect Due Diligence Reports and Their Consequences in a Business Acquisition

The Notion of "Defect" in Connection with the Indication of the Living Space

Intentional Deception Regarding the Size of the Agricultural Usable Area

Once again on the Concept of the Pending Invalidity of a Contract

Proof of Maturity by Producing Evidence For the Due Offer to Discharge the Obligation

Offsetting of Foreign Currency Receivables: The Foreign Currency Receivable is Translated at the Exchange Rate Prevailing at the Time the Offsetting Receivable Became Due.

Acquisition Structures: Comparing Asset and Share Purchases (Switzerland)

Key Documents for Acquiring a Private Company (Switzerland)

Corporate Reorganisations 2023 - Chapter Switzerland

Kommentar zu Art. 1–4 der allgemeinen Bestimmungen betreffend schweizerisches intertemporales Recht

The Delivery of the Final Payment Order Qualifies as a Debt Collection Act Pursuant to Art. 138 para. 2 Swiss Code of Obligations Interrupting the Statute of Limitations.

Contract Interpretation Principles of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a Deadlock

Quotaholders' Agreements Regarding Limited Liability Companies (LLC)

Mail Processing Contract is considered an Innominate Contract; its Termination in Violation of the Contract Triggers a Liability for Damages; Art. 404 para. 1 Swiss Code of Obligations is not applicable.

Tricky Options Trading

Duties of the Board of Directors in Financial Crisis Situations under the New Corporation Law

Form Requirement of an Agreement Concluded on the Same Day as the Real Estate Acquisition Contract?

Concentrations d’entreprises (§ 16 Quasi-fusions et fusions improprement dites)

Concentrations d’entreprises (§ 15 Fusions)

Private Mergers and Acquisitions in Switzerland: Overview

The Jurisprudence of the Federal Supreme Court regarding Sales and Purchase Law in the Year 2021

Claiming by Way of Adhesion Penalties Provided For Under Non-Disclosure Agreements?

Observance of nullity ex officio?

Recording of the Resolutions of the General Shareholders' Meeting and Board of Directors as a Form of Validity

Due Diligence for Private Acquisitions (Switzerland)

Negligent Error and Breach of Good Faith

Commentaire sur les articles 675–682 du Code des obligations suisse

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Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 104 Scission transfrontalières)

Cas de restructuration (§ 94 Fusion)

Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 103 Transformation transfrontalière)

Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 102 Fusion international)

Activité transfrontalière (§ 100 Succursale étrangère en Suisse)

Cas de restructuration (§ 98 Transfert de patrimoine)

Cas de restructuration (§ 97 Séparation)

Cas de restructuration (§ 96 Division)

Cas de restructuration (§ 95a Remarques générales sur la scission)

Cas de restructuration (§ 95 Transformation)

Cas de restructuration (§ 94 Fusion)

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Succursale étrangère (§ 111 Succursale de coopérative dont le siège à l'étranger)

Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 116 Transfert de patrimoine international)

Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 115 Scission international)

Restructurations transfrontalières (§ 114 Fusion International)

Transfert international du siège (§ 113 De la Suisse à l'étranger)

Transfert international du siège (§ 112 De l'étranger en Suisse)

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Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 110 Transfert de patrimoine)

Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 109 Séparation)

Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 108 Division)

Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 107 Remarques Générales)

Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 106 Transformation selon la LFus)

Restructuration selon la loi sur la fusion (§ 105 Fusion)

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Corporate Reorganisations 2022 - Chapter Switzerland

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Plea of Non-Performed Share Purchase Agreement (Article 82 Swiss Code of Obligations)

Joint Responsibility of the Victim when Purchasing Art

Determination of the Preemptive Price

Approval of Share Transfers by the Board of Directors

Acquisition Structures: Comparing Asset and Share Purchases (Switzerland)

Key Documents for Acquiring a Private Company (Switzerland)

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More Legal Certainty for Authorizations in a Debt Restructuring Moratorium

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