Maurus Winzap

Maurus Winzap

lic. iur., LL.M., Avocat, Expert fiscal diplômé




Téléphone direct: +41 58 658 56 05

Curriculum Vitae

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Maurus Winzap is a partner and heads the Tax Team. Maurus Winzap’ practice covers all areas of domestic and international corporate taxation. He acts for a broad range of corporate and financial clients, and has developed significant expertise in planning and advising on M&A and private equity transactions, structured financings, corporate restructurings, relocations, capital market transactions, collective investment schemes and management incentive programmes. Furthermore, he focuses on advice to high-net-worth individuals, family offices and companies in connection with succession and estate planning.

Maurus Winzap is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association (“IFA”) and a Member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Tax Law Association (Swiss branch of the IFA). He regularly lectures and publishes in his areas of practice.

Maurus Winzap has been recommended by several international directories such as Chambers, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers as a leading lawyer. Clients appreciate that he is “exceptionally strong”, “very dynamic”, “commercially-minded” and “practical” (Chambers 2018).

Born in 1972, Maurus Winzap received his degree in law from the University of Zurich in 1997 and his Master of Laws from the University of Virginia in 2002. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1999 and became a Swiss certified tax expert in 2004.

Maurus speaks German and English.

Barry Callebaut successfully places EUR 700 million Eurobonds

Helvetia – CHF 230 Mio. Senior Bond

KLAR Partners Acquires BÜHLMANN Laboratories AG

Vaudoise Group acquires Prevanto

SOPHiA GENETICS SA closed secured term loan financing

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

Swiss Life – CHF 600 million Senior Bonds

UBS Switzerland AG – Financing for EGS Beteiligungen AG’s acquisition of SERTO Group

u-blox – CHF 140 million Syndicated Revolving Credit Facility

Walder Wyss advised CRISPR Therapeutics (NASDAQ) on USD 280 Million Equity Issuance

BOBST GROUP SA porcède à une émission obligataire senior non garantie de CHF 200 millions

Nordic Infrastructure AG completes EUR 215m Green Financing

UBS Switzerland AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank – Financing of the Acquisition of Iconia Group

ABB acquires Sevensense Robotics

Sandoz successfully issues EUR 2.0 billion inaugural Eurobonds

Walder Wyss advised Ionisos group

Zusammenschluss von SETEX und Datatex mit Elvaston

SkyCell AG - USD 57m financing round

deskbird closes USD 13 million Series A financing round

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on its issuance of CHF 365m Green Bonds

UBS Switzerland AG – EUR 100 million revolving credit facility agreement for Zehnder Group

TP24 raises CHF 400m of additional funding from Barclays and M&G

Cornèr Banca SA issues Senior Unsecured Bonds with a volume of CHF 150 m

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 700 million multicurrency credit facility agreement for On (NYSE:ONON)

UBS Switzerland AG - Financing for Capvis' acquisition of Schurter Group

Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on its issuance of CHF 170m Green Bonds

CHF 150 million credit facility agreement for Bauwerk Group

Reata closes secured term loan financing for up to USD 275 million

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

CABB group – EUR 670 million senior secured floating rate notes and 8.75% senior secured fixed rate notes due 2028 and new EUR 110 million revolving credit facility

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 1.4 billion multicurrency syndicated revolving credit facility for Maus Frères SA Awards: Walder Wyss Receives Awards as Market Leading Firm and Labour Law Firm of the Year

CHF 450 million sustainability-linked facility agreement for Clariant AG

Inflexion acquires majority stake in dss+ from Gyrus Capital

Bavarian Nordic Acquires Emergent BioSolutions’ Travel Vaccines Portfolio

Porsche SE invests in ABB E-mobility’s CHF 325m Pre-IPO Private Placement

Hakan Koç and Pyrros Koussios complete acquisition of eSIM and compliance technology leader Truphone

Swiss Life – CHF 600 million Senior Bonds

UBS Switzerland AG – Financing of the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in CSD Group

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 150 million Credit Facilities Agreement for ORIOR Group

Sagard NewGen Acquires a Minority Stake in Unit8

Swiss Life – CHF 500 million Syndicated Revolving Credit Facility

DPE closes EUR 708 million continuation fund

UBS Switzerland AG – CHF 150,000,000 Credit Facility for Auto-Interleasing AG

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. - Financing of Unlimitrust Campus

Swiss Life – EUR 700 mio. Senior Bond

Clariant places CHF 175m Green Bond

UBS Switzerland AG – USD 175m Credit Facility for Dätwyler Group

Elvaston sells Magnolia International AG to GENUI

Astorg sells AutoForm to Carlyle

Scott Sports SA - CHF 150m Term and Revolving Credit Financing

Hotel Saratz Pontresina has new owner

Helvetia – CHF 400 Mio. Dual Tranche Senior Bond

Riverside Acquires ACTANDO

UBS Switzerland AG – Financing of Rhystadt AG (Klybeckareal)

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

UBS Switzerland and Credit Suisse – EUR 250m financing of Guess Europe

Yokoy raises USD 80 million in series B financing round

Athlon sells Swiss leasing fleet to Arval

Polhem Infra and Nordic Infrastructure acquire additional stake in Solör Bioenergy Group

Sale of Datatrans AG to Planet Payment Group

Yokoy raises USD 26 million in series A financing round

Frontify raises USD 50 million in series C financing round

Nautilus acquires Swiss motion tech company VAY

Swiss Life – EUR 600 mio. Senior Green Bond

MKS Instrument acquiert Atotech

La Banque cantonale de Glaris place un emprunt obligataire de catégorie 2 de CHF 150 millions

Naxicap Partners acquiert myStromer AG

wefox conclut un tour de financement de série C de USD 650 millions

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, acquiert une participation dans MoonLake Immunotherapeutics AG

Naxicap acquiert Stromer

Swiss Life émet pour CHF 500 millions d’emprunts hybrides

Introduction en Bourse de Montana Aerospace AG

Walder Wyss conseille Relio dans le cadre du tour Pre-Seed

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2021-1 AG

EMZ Partners prend une participation dans le capital du groupe Assepro

Nordic Infrastructure SA obtient un financement de EUR 200 millions

Nordic Infrastructure acquiert une nouvelle participation dans le capital du groupe Solör Bioenergy

Osterwalder vend la branche produits pétroliers

Walder Wyss conseille CRISPR sur le programme de vente d’actions « ATM » de 600 millions USD

PureFacts Financial Solutions achète Quartal Financial Solutions et devient un acteur mondial majeur de la WealthTech

Walder Wyss conseille CRISPR sur le programme de vente d’actions « ATM » de 350 millions USD

Ford Credit émet un emprunt de 230 millions.

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2020-1 AG

AWK Group reprend TALOS

La Mobilière finance une partie de la flotte automobile de Carvolution à hauteur de 50 000 000 CHF

Afinum investit dans l’application de messagerie Threema

Proman / Consolidated Energy SA

Walder Wyss conseille CRISPR dans le cadre d’une offre d’actions à USD 520 millions

wefox Group étend de 110 millions USD supplémentaires le tour de financement de série B de 125 millions USD

Walder Wyss conseille CRISPR concernant l’émission d’actions pour une valeur d’USD 310 mio

UBS Switzerland AG acquired a mortgage loan portfolio from Bank Julius Bär & Co AG

Swiss Life: premières obligations vertes senior (Senior Green Bonds) pour un montant de CHF 600 mio

Polhem Infra prend une participation dans le groupe Solör Bioenergy

Walder Wyss est conseiller pour la mise en place de l’Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (OTCSA)

Walder Wyss advises Nestlé on CHF 10.2 billion sale of Skin Health Business

Vente de «Lista-Office Group»

Walder Wyss conseille CRISPR dans le cadre du programme de vente d’actions «ATM» pour une valeur d’USD 200 mio

Ardian acquires majority in Sintetica

Castleton clôt un crédit total d’une valeur de 2.775 milliards USD

IPO von Aluflexpack AG

PSA Finance Suisse SA closed a multi-million secured lending transaction

Swiss Life: obligation senior de CHF 250 mio

Swiss Life – Programme de rachat d’actions

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2018-2

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

AMAG Leasing: Swiss Car ABS 2018-1

Cembra Money Bank conclut un partenariat avec la Startup Lendico Schweiz AG

Swiss Life émet pour CHF 600 mio d’emprunts hybrides

Glarner Kantonalbank émet avec succès un emprunt subordonné d’un montant de CHF 100 mio Additional Tier 1

DPE acquiert AWK Group

Multilease: Swiss Auto Lease ABS 2017-2

Le groupe Bâloise effectue une première émission d'obligations hybrides de 500 millions CHF

Cembra Money Bank refinance les portefeuilles de crédits privés d’eny Finance

Castleton obtient un crédit total d’une valeur de 3,6 milliards USD

Baloise achète Movu

Multilease: Premier leasing automobile suisse ABS 2017-1

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. annonce l'émission d'emprunts obligataires seniors

Unigestion acquiert Akina et crée ainsi un leader du private equity dans le domaine «small et middle market», avec 6 milliards USD d'actifs sous gestion

Les emprunts d'une somme de CHF 300 mio. de gategroup

FinanceFox successfully completes Series A financing round

Swiss Life – Prêt hybride de 600 millions d'euros

Auris Medical launches ATM Offering

Castleton closes refinancing facility

AMAG Leasing: deuxième émission de titres pour la transaction Auto Leasing CHF 515m ABS (dual tranche 2016-1/2016-2)

Swiss Life - CHF 600 mio. Hybrid Bonds

Succession Plan DT Swiss

Chequers Capital rachète Spandex à Gilde Buy Out Partners

Castleton aquires Morgan Stanley's Global Oil Merchanting business

AMAG Leasing: première opération de titrisation

La Banque cantonale de Glaris lance un emprunt perpétuel de 100 millions

GetYourGuide lève 50 millions de dollars dans un tour de financement de série C

Swiss Life: obligation hybride de EUR 750 millions

Avanade acquiert

P&I Personal & Informatik AG rachète la branche RH de Soreco SA

Refinancing of Constellium group

Solør Bioenergy Group

Financing of acquisition of Vat Holding AG

Alcatel-Lucent Switzerland Ltd. sells its Zurich based headquarter

NZZ acquires Moneyhouse

EQT invests in self-service bakery business BackWerk

Swiss Life Holding AG issued CHF 500 million Convertible Bonds

IPO Cembra Money Bank

Adello merges with HStreaming

Sale of Hospital Villa im Park to Genolier Group

AUCTUS invests in Beck Transport AG

Swiss Life Holding AG issued two Senior Bonds in the amount of CHF 425 million

Glarner Kantonalbank issued CHF 70 million additional tier 1 subordinated bonds

Swiss Life closed CHF 800 million Loan Exchange Transaction

Mobiliar establishes investment management company

Swiss Life AG issued a CHF 300 million hybrid bond

First Swiss Auto Lease Securitisation Transaction

Riverside Exits Swiss EMC Testing Firm

Financing of the acquisition of Bureau Van Dijk by Charterhouse Capital Partners