Corporate News

Walder Wyss Strengthens its M&A, Corporate Finance and Restructuring Practice Groups with PD Dr. Urs Schenker, LL.M.

30 novembre 2015 – Walder Wyss is very pleased to announce that it strengthens its M&A, Corporate Finance and Restructuring Practices with the arrival of PD Dr. Urs Schenker, LL.M. (Harvard). Joining from Baker & McKenzie Zurich where he headed the M&A team for more than two decades, Urs has wide-ranging expertise in the areas of financing and restructurings, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. He has been involved in numerous domestic and international high-profile M&A transactions, public takeovers, post-acquisition reorganizations, restructurings, recapitalizations, acquisition financing and other corporate finance transactions. Urs has written countless books and legal articles on these issues and often speaks at conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

With approximately 150 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Basel, Berne and Lugano (and new offices in Geneva and Lausanne as of 1st January 2016). It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as for public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.