Shareholders' Rights & Shareholder Activism 2019

Last Updated: 23 July 2019

Shareholders' Rights & Shareholder Activism 2019 - Comparisons

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Last Updated: 25 September 2019

Contributors:
Walder Wyss Ltd
(Law and Practice)

Lenz & Staehelin
(Trends and Developments)


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Contributors:
Walder Wyss Ltd
(Law and Practice)

Lenz & Staehelin
(Trends and Developments)


About the contributors:
Walder Wyss Ltd

has more than 200 lawyers and is one of the fastest growing Swiss full-service commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. Walder Wyss offers services in the following areas: transactional services (corporate, M&A, equity and debt capital markets, banking ... and finance, regulatory law), tax, intellectual property and information technology, as well as dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration). The client base is comprised of domestic and multinational corporations of all sizes, including financial services providers. Walder Wyss has been appointed as a panel firm for several listed companies.


Lenz & Staehelin

is one of the largest law firms in Switzerland, with over 200 lawyers and offices in Zürich, Geneva and Lausanne. The firm handles all aspects of international and Swiss law. In addition to advising on corporate law, the strong corporate and M&A practice group is involved in domestic and ... cross-border private and public M&A transactions and has been party to many of Switzerland’s most important corporate deals. Significant recent M&A transactions include Sunrise Communications Group AG in its acquisition of UPC Switzerland GmbH, CMA CGM in its public tender offer for CEVA Logistics AG, SABIC's purchase of 24% stake in SIX-listed Clariant from White Tale and subsequent business combination and governance agreement and Salt Mobile in its restructuring and subsequent sale of its passive mobile infrastructure to Cellnex. The firm serves as principal outside counsel for a number of SMI and other SIX-listed corporate clients on stock exchange and securities law and corporate governance matters.