Franz Schubiger | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Franz Schubiger

Partner
Attorney at law, LL.M.
Co-Head Life Sciences

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 49
franz.schubiger@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publications list (pdf)

Franz Schubiger is friendly, professional and extremely responsive without exception.

The Legal 500, 2023

He finds excellent and very detailed solutions but is also able to find creative and pragmatic solutions.

Chambers Europe, 2023

Franz is an excellent advisor and manager.

Chambers, 2023

Franz Schubiger’s client service, level of sophistication and commercial awareness are very strong.

Chambers, 2022

His work is always of the highest quality.

IFLR1000, 2020

Franz Schubiger is appreciated for his expertise, competence and friendly and collaborative approach.

The Legal 500, 2020

Franz Schubiger co-heads Pestalozzi's Life Sciences Group and is a member of the Corporate / M&A Group in Zurich. His practice focuses on corporate law, M&A, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital, complex restructurings as well as general contract and commercial law. He regularly advises in the fields of life sciences, including pharma, consumer healthcare and medtech, as well as in the consumer goods and retailing industries and on ICT, e-commerce and online business.

Career

2010
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2004
  • Cornell University: LL.M., Fulbright Scholar
2001
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
2000
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm
1999
  • University of Zurich: lic.iur.
  • Law clerk at District Courts Gaster/See

Languages

German, English, French, Italian

Membership

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce (Swiss Amcham)
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)

Deals and Cases

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

Pestalozzi advises Martec Handels AG on the acquisition of Renuwell business

18.09.2023

Pestalozzi advises Martec Handels AG on the acquisition of Renuwell business

Pestalozzi advises SSP in acquisition of PRET franchise business and expansion rights in German-speaking Switzerland

05.06.2023

Pestalozzi advises SSP in acquisition of PRET franchise business and expansion rights in German-speaking Switzerland

Publications

Inhouse Counsels in M&A Transactions: The Selection of the Legal Advisors – A Friendly Debate

Inhouse Counsels in M&A Transactions: The Selection of the Legal Advisors – A Friendly Debate

By Franz Schubiger, Giuseppe Izzo (Cargill), Arianna Righi (ADM International Sàrl): moderated by Susanne Margossian (United Pharmaceuticals SAS): Panel discussion at 67th UIA Annual Congress 2023, Rome, at the session of the Inhouse Counsel Commission on M&A Transactions

Swiss M&A - Venture Capital Investments 2023

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