Benedikt Maurenbrecher

Homburger - Switzerland



+41 43 222 1515

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Practice areas:

Capital markets
Financial services regulatory

After law clerkship at the District Court of Affoltern (Zurich), he initially joined Homburger in 1994. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, after which he worked in corporate finance for UBS. Benedikt Maurenbrecher became partner in 2002. Since 2015, he heads the firm's Financial Services team. In 2020/2021 he was Co-Chair of the Banking and Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

  • Advises UBS Switzerland AG in all aspects of setting up and maintaining its key4 mortgage intermediation platform for self owned and income producing real estate

  • Advised UBS Group AG on its issuance of USD 5 bn Fixed Rate/Fixed Rate Callable Senior Notes under its Senior Debt Programme
  • Advised ARYZTA AG with regard to its EUR 500 m multicurrency revolving credit facility
  • Advised UBS AG on its inaugural issuance of digital bonds, consisting of a CHF 375 m bond issued under standalone documentation
  • Advises Dufry on the issuance of CHF 500 m Guaranteed Senior Convertible Bonds due 2026 and a concurrent Voluntary Incentivized Conversion Offer to holders of its outstanding CHF 350 m Guaranteed Senior Convertible Bonds due 2023
  • Advised Basler Kantonalbank in connection with the issuance of CHF 110 m Social Bonds by the Canton Basel Stadt

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: equity
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Investment management

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Association
  • IBA (officer of the Banking Law Committee and member of the Securities Law Committee)

  • lic. iur., University of Bern, 1989
  • Dr. iur., University of Bern, 1994
  • MBA, INSEAD Fontainebleau, 1999