Benjamin Leisinger

Homburger - Switzerland



+41 43 222 1296

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Practice areas:

Banking and finance
Capital markets
Restructuring and insolvency

Benjamin Leisinger studied law at the University of Basel, graduating in 2003 and receiving a doctorate in 2006. He joined Homburger as an associate in 2008. In 2012, he graduated with an LLM from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Homburger again in 2013, he worked as a foreign associate in a leading international law firm in New York. He is a partner in Homburger's Banking and Finance and Capital Markets teams since 2018. 

  • Advised Amun as lead partner in the world first issuance and listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange of crypto-backed exchange traded products
  • Advised Aryzta on its EUR 800 million capital increase and rights issuance in 2018
  • Advised Credit Suisse in the structuring and issuance of Contingent Convertible (CoCo) and Contingent Write-Down instruments as well as TLAC-eligible senior bail-in bonds

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial services regulatory

  • Banking
  • Financial services

  • At all Swiss courts

  • IBA; Swiss Bar Association

  • lic. iur., University of Basel (2003)
  • Dr. iur., University of Basel (2006)
  • LL.M., University of Chicago (2012)