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Petra Hanselmann

Partner
Attorney at law, LL.M.

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 37
petra.hanselmann@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publications list (pdf)

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.

Career

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
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur.
  • Junior Associate at major Swiss law firm

Languages

German, English, French

Membership

  • Swiss Bar Association (SBA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Swiss American Society

Publications

Swiss M&A: joint ventures – selected aspects

Swiss M&A: joint ventures – selected aspects

By Petra Hanselmann, Pascal Richard: GTDT Practice Guides, Lexology, July 2021
Swiss M&A: post-merger integration

Swiss M&A: post-merger integration

By Petra Hanselmann, Pascal Richard: GTDT Practice Guides,, Lexology, July 2021
Jahrbuch Treuhand & Revision - Aktienrechtsrevision 2021

Jahrbuch Treuhand & Revision - Aktienrechtsrevision 2021

By Petra Hanselmann, Pascal Richard: preferred leaders club, Unternehmer Forum Schweiz, April 2021
Warranty & Indemnity Insurance und Private Equity

Warranty & Indemnity Insurance und Private Equity

By Petra Hanselmann, Martin Frey: Gericke, Dieter, Private Equity VI, PE 6.0: Neue Mitspieler, neue Technologien, neue Themen, neues Recht, Schulthess, 2018
Commentary on articles 29 and 30 of the Swiss Merger Act

Commentary on articles 29 and 30 of the Swiss Merger Act

By Petra Hanselmann: Stämpflis Handkommentar, Fusionsgesetz, 2nd Edition, 2015
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