Petra Hanselmann | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Petra Hanselmann

Partner
Attorney at law, LL.M.

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zürich
Schweiz
T +41 44 217 92 37
petra.hanselmann@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publikationsliste (pdf)

Petra Hanselmann is an excellent lawyer with high commercial awareness.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

She is a great lawyer with a very high level of responsiveness who is able to provide pragmatic and practical solutions to complex legal issues.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

She is very business-minded and service-oriented.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Petra Hanselmann is a highly skilled lawyer. Extremely dedicated, smart and a pleasure to work with.

The Legal 500, 2023

The team, including Petra Hanselmann, is very hands-on and easy to deal with, while at the same time persistent and always acting in the best interest of the client.

The Legal 500, 2022

Petra Hanselmann continues to develop a strong practice in Zürich, offering expertise in cross-border acquisitions, carve-outs and restructuring mandates.

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Petra Hanselmann is very pragmatic, well-organized and always on top of things as well as business-minded and a strong negotiator. Her advice exceeds expectations as she understands and considers the client’s strategy, business model and industry.

The Legal 500, 2020

Petra Hanselmann is a partner and member of the Corporate / M&A group in Zurich. She advises clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and corporate reorganisations, including pre-transaction restructurings and post-acquisition integrations. Petra Hanselmann has broad experience in cross-border M&A, carve-outs and joint venture transactions in particular. She also routinely advises on general corporate and corporate governance matters.

Karriere

2022
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2017
  • Partner at major international law firm in Zurich
2011
  • Associate at major international law firm in Zurich
2008
  • Associate at major Swiss law firm in Zurich
2007
  • Associate at US law firm in New York City
  • New York University (NYU), Master in corporate Laws, LL.M.
2005
  • Associate at major international law firm in Zurich
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
2002
  • Junior Associate at major Swiss law firm
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur.

Sprachen

German, English, French

Mitgliedschaften

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss American Society (SAS)
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce (Swiss Amcham)

Speaking Engagements

Europa Institut - 9. Tagung zu Private Equity

31.01.2024

Europa Institut - 9. Tagung zu Private Equity

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises Intrum in connection with the sale of a material investment portfolio to Cerberus

24.01.2024

Pestalozzi advises Intrum in connection with the sale of a material investment portfolio to Cerberus

Pestalozzi advised RUAG Aerostructures Schweiz AG on the sale of the Aerostructures Business in Switzerland

23.01.2024

Pestalozzi advised RUAG Aerostructures Schweiz AG on the sale of the Aerostructures Business in Switzerland

Pestalozzi advised Energy Impact Partners (EIP) in connection with investment in Metafuels AG

15.12.2023

Pestalozzi advised Energy Impact Partners (EIP) in connection with investment in Metafuels AG

Publikationen

Swiss M&A - Joint Ventures (Selected Aspects) 2023

By Petra Hanselmann, Pascal Richard: Lexology / Getting The Deal Through, London, 2023

Swiss M&A - Post-Merger Integration 2023

By Petra Hanselmann, Pascal Richard: Lexology / Getting The Deal Through, London, 2023
New Swiss Company Law – First Practical Insights and Lessons Learned in Q1/2023

New Swiss Company Law – First Practical Insights and Lessons Learned in Q1/2023

By Petra Hanselmann, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: Presentation at Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Event, Zurich, Switzerland, April 2023
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