Hansjürg
Appenzeller

Partner
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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.

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

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

Hansjürg Appenzeller advises financial sector clients on acquisitions, particularly in the insurance industry. He also assists Swiss companies with cross-border divestments. Interviewees report that ‹he is supportive and always very quickly available.›

2020

Excellent legal advice, always coming up with pragmatic solutions and very cost efficient.

2020

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Homburger advised Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in its acquisition of the Corporate Accident & Health Portfolio of CSS Versicherung AG

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Homburger advised St.Galler Kantonalbank AG in the successful completion of its share capital increase

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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

English, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss and New York bar

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