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Capital markets

Philippe Weber specializes in large and complex corporate finance, capital market and M&A transactions with a particular focus on listed entities, financial institutions and other large enterprises. He is a recognised representative for listings on SIX and regularly advises clients on all aspects of takeover and securities law.

  • Swiss lead counsel on the largest Swiss IPO of the year in 2021 (PolyPeptide; issuer counsel), 2020 (InaInvest; underwriter counsel), 2019 (Stadler Rail; issuer counsel), 2018 (SIG Combibloc; underwriter counsel), 2017 (Landis+Gyr; issuer counsel), 2016 (VAT; issuer counsel), 2015 (Sunrise; underwriter counsel) and 2014 (SFS; issuer counsel).
  • Swiss counsel to NEC in the CHF 2.05 billion takeover of Swiss heaquartered software Avaloq Group (2020/21).
  • Advised ASSA ABLOY AB (publ), the largest global supplier of intelligent door opening solutions listed on Stockholm Stock Exchange, on the indirect acquisition of a 54% controlling interest in agta record ag. The transaction value amounts to approx. EUR 933 million.
  • Advised Paris listed Atos / Worldline in its agreement to enter into a strategic partnership where Worldline acquired SIX Payment Services, the payment services division of SIX, for a consideration of CHF 2.75 billion.
  • Counsel to UBS, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley in the CHF 4.1 billion rights offering of Sunrise Communications in connection with the planned acquisition of UPC Switzerland.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Investment funds
  • M&A

  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Europe Institute of Zurich
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • PhD, summa cum laude, distinguished with the Wissenschaftspreis des Deutschen Bundestags 1996 and Walther Hug-Preis 1997, University of Zurich (1995)
  • LL.M., with distinction, European University Institute, Fiesole / Florence, Italy (1994)