Beat Schwarz | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Beat Schwarz

Partner
Attorney at law

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 44
beat.schwarz@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publications list (pdf)

Beat Schwarz is a strong performer who can run every aspect of a deal, from commercial and strategic matters down to the nuts-and-bolts process points.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

He helped navigate complex shareholder dynamics to achieve an optimal outcome for our team.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Beat Schwarz knows his field, always has a very quick grasp on the issue at hand and conveys his points efficiently.

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Beat Schwarz has shown exceptional availability and engagement. All our questions were answered in a short time with a very high degree of useful guidance for us that I have rarely experienced before.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Beat Schwarz is knowledgeable, helpful and efficient on corporate and regulatory insurance matters.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Excellent and efficient advice. Very knowledgeable about corporate transactions in the insurance sector.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

He is a fantastic M&A lawyer.

IFLR1000, 2021

Provides thought through, practical advise and high quality solutions to problems.

IFLR1000, 2021

Know-how and experience in M&A is excellent. Very high commitment to customer. Very service oriented.

IFLR1000, 2021

Beat Schwarz focuses on corporate and commercial law as well as on corporate and finance transactions, in particular M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, restructurings and debt capital markets. As part of his domestic and cross-border transaction advisory practice involving listed and non-listed companies, he is regularly involved in insurance and other financial services corporate, contract and regulatory work.

Career

2015
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2008
  • US international law firm in New York: foreign associate (2008/2009)
  • Cornell University: LL.M. (2007/2008)
2006
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
2004
  • Junior Associate at Pestalozzi
  • University of St Gallen: lic. iur. HSG
2003
  • Swiss Federal Competition Authorities (WEKO): intern/research associate

Languages

English, German

Membership

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss American Lawyers Association (SALA)
  • The Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises Union Park Capital in the sale of Process Insights to Industrial Growth Partners

18.07.2023

Pestalozzi advises Union Park Capital in the sale of Process Insights to Industrial Growth Partners

Pestalozzi advises Arsenal Capital Partners in the sale of Airnov Healthcare Packaging to Colorcon

07.03.2023

Pestalozzi advises Arsenal Capital Partners in the sale of Airnov Healthcare Packaging to Colorcon

Pestalozzi advises Vista Equity Partners in the acquisition of Duck Creek Technologies

09.01.2023

Pestalozzi advises Vista Equity Partners in the acquisition of Duck Creek Technologies

Publications

Swiss M&A - Venture Capital Investments 2023

By Beat Schwarz, Franz Schubiger: Lexology / Getting The Deal Through, London, 2023

Insurance & Reinsurance 2023 - Switzerland

By Beat Schwarz, Andrea Huber, Lukas Rusch, Markus Winkler: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2023

Mergers & Acquisitions 2023 - Switzerland

By Beat Schwarz, Christian Leuenberger, Severin Roelli, Franz Schubiger: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, London 2023
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