Markus Guggenbühl

Dr. Markus Guggenbühl


work Schützengasse 1 Postfach
8021 Zürich


Attorney at Law


Markus Guggenbühl primarily advises Swiss and foreign banks, financial services providers and international companies. His specialities include debt financing, capital market transactions (related to debt, equity and hybrid financial instruments) and financial services regulations and he ranks among the leading experts in Switzerland in these fields. He is recognized by the SIX Swiss Exchange as representative for issuers. In addition, Markus Guggenbühl has many years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, restructurings and bank insolvency law.


  • 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)


  • 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

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 and Commercial
  • Estate Planning
  • Financing
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Law
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Law
  • Restructuring and Reorganisation
  • Venture Capital

Deals & Cases

Publications & Presentations

Blogs & News Alerts


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