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Daniel Daeniker’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and on corporate governance. Other areas of work include capital markets law, particularly equity offerings and IPOs, and financial services regulation.

Daniel Daeniker’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and on corporate governance. Other areas of work include capital markets law, particularly equity offerings and IPOs, and financial services regulation.

2019
Senior Partner at Homburger
2013
Managing Partner at Homburger
2009
Head of the Corporate / M&A team
2001
Lecturer in Law at the University of Zurich
2000
Partner at Homburger
1996
The Law School, University of Chicago (LL.M.)
1992
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1991
Associate at Homburger
1990
Bar admission
1988
Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong and Zurich
1987
Nestlé Panamá

Daniel Daeniker's client service and general level of service are very strong, as are his level of sophistication and his commercial awareness and vision. He could not be a better lawyer; his reputation precedes him.

2024

Daniel is a legend in his field. Thanks to his immense experience, it is easy to trust his pragmatic advice.

2024

I don't know of anyone I would call apart from Daniel Daeniker on any Swiss or European issue. He's excellent.

2022

Daniel Daeniker is a leading figure in the Swiss corporate arena where he is singled out by sources for his sweeping knowledge of corporate governance and financial regulation.

2020

Daniel Daeniker has a stellar reputation for his first-rate practice and superb work on capital markets and M&A transactions, corporate governance and regulation.

2020

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Homburger advised NZZ on the acquisition of a strategic 25%-stake in APG|SGA, a leading Out-of-Home Media company in Switzerland

Deals & Cases

The Legal 500 ranks Homburger Tier 1 in 12 categories and selected 7 lawyers for the Hall of Fame

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Homburger advised Nestlé on the issuance of an aggregate of USD 2.5 bn notes through an institutional (Rule 144A) offering in the United States of America

Deals & Cases

Chapter 1: What is a Corporation? What Should a Corporation Do?

Swiss Corporation Law: A Primer for Legal Practitioners

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Daniel Daeniker

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Daniel Daeniker’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and on corporate governance. Other areas of work include capital markets law, particularly equity offerings and IPOs, and financial services regulation.

Daniel Daeniker has spent most of his professional career with Homburger AG, after studying in the USA and working in Switzerland, Central America and Hong Kong. He has been a partner since 2000. He was head of the Corporate / M&A team from 2009 to 2014, was elected Managing Partner in 2013 and Senior Partner in 2019. He also chairs the India focus group of Homburger.

Daniel Daeniker is a member of the board of directors of Hilti AG, Schaan (FL) and has been Trustee of the Martin Hilti Family Trust since 2023. He is a lecturer in law at the University of Zurich, a member of the University of Chicago Law School Council, and a member of the editorial board of the legal periodical GesKR (Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht).

Chambers & Partners has consistently ranked Daniel Daeniker as a leading lawyer in the field of Corporate / M&A and Capital Markets. Clients describe him as «very experienced, client-oriented and internationally focused» and state that «Daniel has a great understanding of a client’s ‘real world’ needs».

Career

2019
Senior Partner at Homburger
2013
Managing Partner at Homburger
2009
Head of the Corporate / M&A team
2001
Lecturer in Law at the University of Zurich
2000
Partner at Homburger
1996
The Law School, University of Chicago (LL.M.)
1992
University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
1991
Associate at Homburger
1990
Bar admission
1988
Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong and Zurich
1987
Nestlé Panamá

Languages

English, French, German, Spanish

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss bar

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