Giger

Dr. Marcel Giger

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Zurich

Biography

Marcel Giger co-chairs the Firm’s Banking & Finance Practice Group in Zurich. Prior to joining the Zurich office, he served as in-house counsel for a major Swiss bank, and later worked in Baker McKenzie’s Milan practice.

Practice Focus

Dr. Giger concentrates on the legal aspects of capital market transactions, securities, general banking and financing, as well as M&A transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised company listed at SIX Swiss Exchange regarding placement of a convertible bond.
  • Advised company listed at SIX Swiss Exchange regarding the sale of its Italian and French operations.
  • Advised various Swiss banks regarding issues related to the Lehman collapse.
  • Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Swiss Bar Association
    • Zurich Bar Association

    Admissions

    • Switzerland (1991)

    Education

    • New York University (M.C.J.) (1996)
    • University of St. Gallen (Dr. iur.) (1992)
    • University of St. Gallen (lic. iur.) (1987)

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian

    Previous Offices

    • Milan