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Daniel specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, takeovers, banking and finance and corporate matters. Daniel advised major US and German banks in acquisition finance transactions and in the recovery of distressed debt. Lately, Daniel’s practice involved acquisitions of Swiss targets for major strategic buyers from a variety of industries.

  • Advised European energy companies on providing debt financing of up to EUR 4.75 billion to a large gas pipe line project.
  • Advised the bondholders vis-à-vis the insolvent Petroplus group, i.a. negotiated a settlement agreement of several hundred million Swiss Francs on behalf of the bondholders with the liquidators of Petroplus Marketing AG.
  • Advised the Tschira companies in litigation proceedings against the estate of Lehman Brothers Finance AG in liquidation regarding claims of several hundred million Swiss Francs.
  • Advised KPP Trustees Limited and Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited on an ongoing basis in relation to secured financing transactions under Swiss law.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Financial restructuring
  • Hedge funds
  • M&A
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Switzerland (1993)

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • INSOL Europe

  • lic. iur, University of Zurich, (1990), LL.M., New York University, (1995)