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Urs Gnos heads the Transaction Team of Walder Wyss. His practice focuses on international and domestic mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and capital market transactions. Advises companies with respect to corporate and commercial law, corporate governance matters, stock exchange regulations, corporate reorganizations and restructurings.

  • Advsing the private sellers on the sale of NVT AG to Blue Sail Medical Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese medical device company, listed at Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
  • Advising Aduno Holding on the sale of cashgate to Cembra Money Bank (SIX:CMBN)
  • Advising Oriflame Holding (STO:ORI) on its public takeover by Walnut Bidco Plc
  • Advising DD Holding (STO:DDM) on its public takeover by Demeter Finance Sarl
  • Advising Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) on the acquisition of the Drive Systems Segment from OC Oerlikon (SIX: OERL)

  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Registered with the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association. Is admitted to practice in Switzerland

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, International Bar Association, American Bar Association

  • lic. iur. 1993
  • Dr. iur. 1997
  • LL.M. 2000