Profile

Daniel Bono regularly represents Swiss and international clients in some of the largest and most complex capital markets, banking and corporate/M&A transactions in Switzerland. Chambers Global and other legal directories distinguish him as a top tier capital markets lawyer.

Deals & Cases

24.10.2022
Cornèr Banca SA establishes innovative Covered Bond Programme and issues CHF 100m Covered Bonds
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28.07.2022
China-Switzerland Stock Connect goes Live: NKF acts on all four inaugural GDR issuances and listings on SIX Swiss Exchange
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13.10.2021
Julius Baer Group Ltd. successfully places USD 320m perpetual unsecured Additional Tier 1 (AT1) securities
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Experience

Daniel’s practice focuses on capital markets, derivatives and structured finance, corporate governance, general securities law matters as well as mergers and acquisitions. Daniel has represented investment banks, issuers and investors in a wide range of corporate and capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, rights offerings, listings on the SIX Swiss Exchange, exchange offers and other liability management transactions, public offerings and private placements of debt securities, including regulatory capital instruments, asset-backed securities, high-yield bonds, and equity-linked debt securities.

2004 Admitted to the New York State Bar
2003 New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Corporate Law
2001 Admitted to the Zurich Bar, Rechtsanwalt
1999 University of St. Gallen, JD, lic. iur. HSG
1996 University of St. Gallen, MBA, lic. oec. HSG
Best Lawyers 2017 – 2023
Chambers Global 2013 – 2022
Chambers Europe 2013 – 2022
The Legal500 EMEA 2018 – 2022 – Recommended
IFLR1000 2017 – 2022 – Highly Regarded
Who’s Who Legal: Switzerland 2016 – 2022
  • New York State Bar Association NYSB
  • International Bar Association IBA
2012 Partner at Niederer Kraft Frey
2009 Senior associate at Niederer Kraft Frey
2003 Senior associate and associate at a major international law firm in London
1999 Trainee and associate at a major Swiss business law firm

German

English

French

Deals & Cases

15.11.2022

Hangzhou GreatStar completes GDR offering and SIX Swiss Exchange listing

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14.11.2022

NKF advises Goldman Sachs International and UBS AG on GDR offering and SIX Swiss Exchange listing of S…

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24.10.2022

Cornèr Banca SA establishes innovative Covered Bond Programme and issues CHF 100m Covered Bonds

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Market Perception

«Daniel Bono stands out for his DCM expertise. He assists clients with the establishment of covered bond programmes and bond issuances. A client appreciates that ‘he always has the whole picture in mind, he is very solution-oriented and flexible,’ adding: ‘His advice is spot-on.’ »
Chambers Global 2022
«Daniel Bono is highly sought after by investment banks, issuers and investors for his broad experience in transactions spanning securitisations and derivatives. »
Who’s Who Legal 2022
«Daniel always has the whole picture in mind. His work is very solution-oriented, and he is very flexible when it comes to implementing his advice, which is also spot-on. »
Chambers 2022

Firm News

01.01.2012

Niederer Kraft Frey appoints two new partners

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Publications

22.11.2022

The International Capital Markets Review 12th Edition – Chapter 13: Switzerland

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12.05.2020

Chambers Europe 2020, Switzerland: An Introduction to Capital Markets

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30.03.2020

Debt Capital Markets in Switzerland 2020

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Newsletters & Alerts

28.06.2019

EU Equivalence Assessment of Swiss Stock Exchanges

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