Marco Häusermann is a specialist in banking, finance and debt capital market transactions as well as restructurings and insolvency matters.

Experience

For more than 15 years Marco advises and specialises on international and domestic credit finance and debt capital market transactions as well as in securities lending, repo and derivatives matters. In addition, Marco regularly advise on financial regulatory and insolvency and restructuring aspects. Marco is recognised as a Leading Lawyer in the practice areas Banking & Finance and Capital Markets by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers. Recently, Marco has been appointed as an officer of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Highlights include:

  • Advising the arrangers on the financing for the CHF 10.2 bn acquisition of Nestlé Skin Health by EQT and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

  • Advising the European Investment Bank, European Investment Bank, Bpifrance, Euler Hermes, SACE as export credit agencies and various commercial banks in the 3.6 billion project financing for Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (a Swiss project company) for the TAP project which will transport natural gas through a 878 km long pipeline from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to Europe

  • Advising the arrangers on various Swiss Re debt capital market transactions and its EMTN-programme

  • Advising Glencore in various debt capital market transactions and its EMTN-programme

  • Author of the Swiss industry opinion on the various international securities lending master agreements and on the master repurchase agreements for The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) and the Capital Adequacy Directive Working Group

  • IBA International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Marco Häusermann – very thorough with an excellent understanding of the law and market. Professional, approachable and responsive.

    Legal 500 2021
  • Marco Häusermann distinguishes himself in a highly competitive Swiss finance market, with strong experience advising on securities lending and debt capital market transactions.

  • Marco Häusermann is highly respected for representing lenders in acquisition and project financing, as well as providing regulatory advice regarding financial structures.

    Chambers Global 2021
  • Marco Häusermann sits among the best banking and finance practitioners in Switzerland and Europe. He advises on all domestic and international credit financing transactions, as well as debt capital markets matters.

    WWL Switzerland 2020
  • Marco Häusermann continues to stand out in the market for his “excellent” work on a range of high-profile transactions relating to banking to capital markets matters.

    WWL Switzerland 2021
  • Clients are happy that 'he knows all the aspects of bank financing inside out'.

    Chambers Global 2018
  • Marco Häusermann is 'adaptable and thoughtful'

    Legal 500 2018

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