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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Stefan Knobloch

Stefan Knobloch



  • Financial Services
  • Industry & Commerce
  • Corporate Finance & Capital Markets
  • Corporate & Commercial

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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Stefan Knobloch deals primarily with international and national M&A transactions, public takeovers, private equity transactions, IPOs, debt financing, corporate governance and matters relating to company, stock exchange transaction and capital market law in general. He has overseen numerous transactions in these areas. He also prepares legal opinions in matters of law on stock exchange transactions, company law, law of obligations and law on civil procedure, as well as publishing articles and lecturing at the University of Zurich in his preferred fields of activity.

After having studied at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 2002), he was admitted to the Zurich Bar (2005) and obtained a Doctor of Law at the University of Zurich (2006) (summa cum laude) in Corporate Law and Financial Restructuring Law. The venia legendi for Commercial Law and Civil Action Law was given to him in 2011 by the University of Zurich. In 2018, he was appointed as adjunct professor at the University of Zurich. The subject of his professorial thesis is about the enforcement of shareholder rights. He teaches courses at the University of Zurich and is an alternate judge at the district court of Uster (Canton of Zurich). He is Co-Chair of the Zurich Bar’s Commercial Law Practice Group. Before joining our firm, Stefan Knobloch worked for several years at a large and a mid-sized law firm in Zurich.

Stefan Knobloch speaks German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial | Corporate Finance & Capital Markets | Financial Services | Industry & Commerce | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity & Venture Capital


IPO Guide Schweiz (SIX Swiss Exchange) / Kotierungsanforderungen von SIX Swiss Exchange
by Alex Nikitine,
co-authored by Theodor Härtsch and Stefan Knobloch
Zurich 2017

Initial Public Offering (IPO) 2017 / Switzerland
by Alex Nikitine,
co-authored by Theodor Härtsch and Stefan Knobloch
London/UK 2017 (Q2/2017)

Genehmigte und bedingte Kapitalerhöhung, Kompetenzverteilung zwischen Generalversammlung und Verwaltungsrat unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Rechtsschutzes
by Stefan Knobloch
in: "GesKR" 1/2016, pp. 13-21

Kommentar zu Art. 1–4, 26, 28, 29 Abs. 1 und 31 der Verordnung gegen übermässige Vergütungen bei börsenkotierten Aktiengesellschaften (VegüV)
by Stefan Knobloch
in: Watter/Vogt (Editor[s]), "Basler Kommentar"
Basel 2015, pp. 3–13, 373–376, 385, 395

Joint Ventures: Vertrags- und gesellschaftsrechtliche Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten
by Stefan Knobloch
in: "Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)" 4/2013, pp. 551–569

Ist die Volksinitiative «gegen die Abzockerei» umsetzbar?
by Stefan Knobloch
in: "Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)" 3/2012, pp. 372–379

Das System zur Durchsetzung von Aktionärsrechten
by Stefan Knobloch
Zurich 2011 (Habilitationsschrift)

Die zivilrechtlichen Risiken der Banken in der sanierungsbedürftigen Unternehmung
by Stefan Knobloch
Zurich/St. Gallen 2006 (Dissertation)

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