Christian Leuenberger | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Christian Leuenberger

Partner
Attorney at law, Dr. iur.

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zürich
Schweiz
T +41 44 217 92 13
christian.leuenberger@pestalozzilaw.com

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Knowledge, structured, good listener, and problem-solving business partner. Always approachable and trustworthy.

IFLR1000, 2023

Combination of vast experience and knowledge and flexibility/out of the box approach.

IFLR1000, 2023

He combines in-depth knowledge and legal expertise with an open view on the position and requests of the client. He makes sure he understands the business of the client.

Chambers Europe, 2023

Christian Leuenberger is very pleasant to work with. He is very pragmatic and has great ‘dealmaker’ abilities.’

The Legal 500, 2022

Christian Leuenberger. Superb. Extremely knowledgeable. Attentive. Brilliant in devising strategy. Perfect relationship with takeover board.

The Legal 500, 2021

Christian Leuenberger is as good as they come.

The Legal 500, 2022

A true professional. Best choice for a deal.

IFLR1000, 2021

Christian Leuenberg is very creative and comes up with great suggestions to minimize risks.

The Legal 500, 2021

Christian is a partner of Pestalozzi’s Corporate/M&A Group in Zurich and heads the Listed Companies Focus Group. He specializes in domestic and international M&A transactions, with a focus on public takeovers, as well as in Equity Capital Markets. He advises Swiss and foreign companies, investors and executives on stock exchange and capital market regulation, as well as on general corporate law and issues of corporate governance. Christian is also a leading expert on insider trading regulation.

Karriere

2016
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2010
  • University of Basel: Dr.iur.
2009
  • Columbia University, New York: LL.M
2007
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Bar Admission: Switzerland
2005
  • University of Fribourg: lic.iur.
  • Junior Associate at Pestalozzi
2003
  • University Panthéon-Assas, Paris: Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français

Sprachen

German, English

Mitgliedschaften

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises H.C. Wainwright in connection with private placement in Relief Therapeutics Holding AG

16.06.2023

Pestalozzi advises H.C. Wainwright in connection with private placement in Relief Therapeutics Holding AG

Pestalozzi advises Spice Private Equity AG on Public Takeover by GP Investments

04.10.2022

Pestalozzi advises Spice Private Equity AG on Public Takeover by GP Investments

Pestalozzi advises global institutional investors in connection with amendment to the $ 44m WISeKey convertible notes facility

24.09.2021

Pestalozzi advises global institutional investors in connection with amendment to the $ 44m WISeKey convertible notes facility

Publikationen

Mergers & Acquisitions 2023 - Switzerland

By Christian Leuenberger, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger, Beat Schwarz: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2023
Stillhaltevereinbarung | Transaktionsvereinbarung | Durchführung und Vollzug des öffentlichen Kaufangebots | Squeeze-out/Dekotierung

Stillhaltevereinbarung | Transaktionsvereinbarung | Durchführung und Vollzug des öffentlichen Kaufangebots | Squeeze-out/Dekotierung

By Christian Leuenberger, Severin Roelli: in Florian S. Jörg, Urs P. Gnoss, Lorenzo Olgiati (Hrsg.), Mergers & Acquisitions, Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag, 2022

Amendments to the regulatory framework of listing global depository receipts at SIX Swiss Exchange AG

By Christian Leuenberger, Mercedes Chiabotti: Legal Update, Zurich 2022
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