Lorenzo Olgiati is a partner and head of Schellenberg Wittmer’s mergers and acquisitions group in Zurich. He regularly advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, private equity, securities regulation and corporate law. His corporate practice includes international joint ventures, corporate governance, directors’ and officers’ liability, as well as corporate structuring and restructurings. Among his clients are Swiss and international investors as well as publicly listed and closely held companies, including multinational groups of companies.
A graduate of the University of Zurich in 1989, where he also received his doctorate summa cum laude in 1995, Lorenzo Olgiati was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1996 and went on to earn a master of laws with distinction from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, in 1997. He joined the firm in 1998 and became a partner in 2003. Mr Olgiati has authored various publications on mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and corporate law, and is a lecturer at the University of Zurich in business law.