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Dr. Markus Guggenbühl


work Schützengasse 1 P.O. Box
8021 Zurich


Attorney at Law / Partner
Markus Guggenbühl

Markus Guggenbühl regularly advises Swiss and foreign clients in complex debt financing, capital market transactions (related to debt, equity, hybrid and derivative financial instruments) and financial services regulations. He ranks among the leading experts in Switzerland in these fields and brings to the table many years of experience in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency as well as in advising private clients and family offices. In addition, he is a recognized issuer representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange. 

  • University of St. Gallen (Diploma in European Economic Law, 1994)
  • Columbia University School of Law, New York (LL.M., 1992)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1985; Dr. iur., 1990)
  • Admitted to the Bar in both Switzerland and New York
  • Associate with major Swiss law firms and with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York
  • Court Clerk, Research Assistant to Professor Arthur Meier-Hayoz (University of Zurich)
Mandates as board member
  • Board Member of various Swiss Corporations
  • Markus Guggenbühl is Chair of VISCHER AG
Memberships in Associations
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Zurich Chamber of Commerce
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
Practice areas
  • Banking Law
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Financing
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Law
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Law
  • Restructuring and Reorganisation
  • Venture Capital