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Dr. Martin Weber, LL.M.

Partner

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich
Switzerland

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 5274
F +41 44 215 5200

Languages:
German, English, French

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 5274
F +41 44 215 5200

„very pragmatic and knowledgeable“

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„capability to understand the needs of his clients“

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„terrific, service-oriented lawyer“

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„amazing analytical and negotiation skills“

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Martin Weber is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Mergers & Acquisitions Group in Zurich. His main areas of practice are private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and stock exchange law, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructurings, and international business transactions.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Extensive experience in advising publicly listed and closely held companies, including multinational groups of companies, in all types of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and going privates, initial public offerings, rights offerings, and private equity transactions as well as corporate governance matters
  • Regular assistance to clients in a variety of other international business transactions, such as corporate restructurings, joint ventures and business outsourcings. In addition, board member of several Swiss companies of various sizes
  • Lead transaction counsel in the merger of TWINT (Postfinance) and Paymit (SIX), creating the leading Swiss mobile payment solution in a joint venture together with Credit Suisse, UBS, Raiffeisen, Zürcher Kantonalbank and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise
  • Lead transaction counsel (together with Oliver Triebold) to EFG International AG to acquire the Swiss bank BSI SA from Banco BTG Pactual S.A.

Career

Professional Experience
1993
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
1988
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer

Education and Admission
1993
Dr. iur., University of Zurich
1988
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Chicago Law School
1986
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1982
lic. iur., University of Zurich

„very pragmatic and knowledgeable“

Chambers

„capability to understand the needs of his clients“

Chambers

„terrific, service-oriented lawyer“

Chambers

„amazing analytical and negotiation skills“

Chambers

Recognitions

  • Chambers Europe and Global (Corporate/M&A)
  • Expert Guides (M&A; Private Equity; Corporate Governance)
  • IFLR 1000
  • Legal 500 (Commercial, Corporate and M&A)
  • PLC Which Lawyer (Private Equity/Venture Capital, Corporate/M&A)
  • Who's Who Legal (Debt and Equity, M&A, Corporate Governance)

Selected Publications