Heinz
Schärer

Partner
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Heinz Schärer is Partner and a member of the Corporate / M&A practice team. He focuses on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, corporate law and corporate finance including securities offerings and IPOs.

Heinz Schärer is Partner and a member of Homburger’s Corporate / M&A practice team.

2013
Senior Partner at Homburger (until 2019)
2004
Managing Partner at Homburger (until 2013)
2001
Head of the Corporate / M&A team (until 2009)
1988
Partner at Homburger
1986
Associate at Baker & McKenzie, New York
1982
Associate at Homburger
1982
Bar admission
1981
University of Fribourg School of Law (Dr. iur.)
1981
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas (M.C.L.)
1978
Law clerk at the District Court of Uster
1977
University of Fribourg School of Law (lic. iur.)

Interviewees highlight Heinz Schärer for his experience, with one source remarking that he can ‹guide clients through complicated situations›. He acts for financial services clients on cross-border acquisitions.

WWL Switzerland

2020

Heinz Schärer is a seasoned expert in the M&A space with ‹excellent legal knowledge combined with excellent business understanding›.

WWL Switzerland

2020

Heinz Schärer is held in high regard by respondents to our research who applaud his vast experience in corporate governance as well as his ‹legal excellence, responsiveness and business sense›.

2020

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Heinz Schärer

Partner

Heinz Schärer is Partner and a member of Homburger’s Corporate / M&A practice team.

His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, corporate law and corporate finance including securities offerings and IPOs. He is an Authorized Issuers’ Representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Heinz Schärer is a member of the Board of Directors of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce, a member of the International Bar Association and a member of the board of directors of several privately held companies.

Career

2013
Senior Partner at Homburger (until 2019)
2004
Managing Partner at Homburger (until 2013)
2001
Head of the Corporate / M&A team (until 2009)
1988
Partner at Homburger
1986
Associate at Baker & McKenzie, New York
1982
Associate at Homburger
1982
Bar admission
1981
University of Fribourg School of Law (Dr. iur.)
1981
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas (M.C.L.)
1978
Law clerk at the District Court of Uster
1977
University of Fribourg School of Law (lic. iur.)

Languages

French, English, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

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