Hansjürg Appenzeller

Partner

Hansjürg Appenzeller is a member of the Corporate | M&A and Financial Services practice teams and heads the Insurance working group.

He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, including public takeover offers and private equity transactions, as well as capital markets work. His practice further focuses on advising (re-)insurance companies in M&A and capital markets transactions and with respect to license and regulatory matters and compliance with corporate governance and insurance regulations.


He is an Authorized Issuers' Representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Hansjürg Appenzeller has published a doctoral thesis on shareholders' agreements in international private law (Stimmbindungsabsprachen in Kapitalgesellschaften - Rechtsvergleichung und Internationales Privatrecht, Schulthess 1996). He has also published the insurance regulatory part of the Basel Commentary on the Swiss Merger Act as well as articles on the merger of insurance companies, hybrid instruments within the insurance regulatory framework, ad hoc publicity, the legal framework for activist shareholders in Switzerland and corporate law aspects of shareholders' meetings transmitted over the internet.

Career
  • 2003 Partner at Homburger
  • 1997 Bar admission
  • 1996 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
  • 1996 Bar admission (New York)
  • 1994 Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (MCJ), New York University
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts; New York
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich
P+41 43 222 10 00
F+41 43 222 15 00

Hansjürg Appenzeller is a member of the Corporate | M&A and Financial Services practice teams, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, including public takeover offers, private equity transactions and capital markets work. He heads the Insurance working group.

Career
  • 2003 Partner at Homburger
  • 1997 Bar admission
  • 1996 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
  • 1996 Bar admission (New York)
  • 1994 Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (MCJ), New York University
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts; New York
P+41 43 222 10 00
F+41 43 222 15 00
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich