Profile

Benjamin Humm practice focuses on corporate law (incorporation, restructuring of capital, liability of corporate bodies including shareholders’ disputes, dissolution and liquidation), M&A transactions (drafting and negotiation of share purchase agreements, transfer of assets) and commercial law generally. He also assists private clients and family offices in their investments and overall legal needs.

Experience

Benjamin Humm advises Swiss and international corporations and financial institutions active in different industries in M&A, corporate, commercial and contract law (distribution, agency or franchise agreements). His expertise also includes investment and shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures, commercial contracts as well as commercial and/or shareholders’ disputes.

Recent work highlights include:

  • Advising the shareholder of a watch components manufacturer in Fleurier in its sale to a private equity fund in Zug*
  • Advising a French group specialized in the energy sector in its acquisition of a Swiss company proposing turnkey solar solutions*
  • Advising a start-up company in the life science industry in its successive rounds of financing*
  • Advising a biotech company in its successive rounds of financing*

 

*matters handled before joining NKF

2003 LL.M., International Studies with distinction, Georgetown University
1992 Certificate in Intellectual Property
1988 Licence en droit, University of Lausanne
The Legal500 EMEA 2020 – Recommended
The Legal500 EMEA 2019 – Recommended
The Legal500 EMEA 2017 – Recommended
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Vaud Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Geneva Business Law Association
  • Alumni Association of the University of Georgetown
2023 Partner, Niederer Kraft Frey, Geneva
2016 Partner, law firm, Geneva
2013 Partner, law firm, Geneva
2003 Attorney at an international law firm in Geneva
1998 Attorney, law firm, Lausanne
1998 Admitted to the Vaud Bar
1994 Lawyer with a Big Four firm

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Deals & Cases

19.01.2024

Rayner Group acquires This AG

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Firm News

18.01.2023

NKF continues to grow and opens new offices in Geneva

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