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Frank Gerhard

Frank Gerhard focuses on public and private M&A transactions, private equity, capital markets (incl. IPOs and innovative structures) and other financings. He advises in matters of corporate law and securities regulations.

Frank Gerhard focuses on public and private M&A transactions, private equity, capital markets (incl. IPOs and innovative structures) and other financings. He advises in matters of corporate law and securities regulations.

2005
Partner at Homburger
2003
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York
2000
University of Neuchâtel (Dr. iur.)
1998
Associate at Homburger
1998
Bar admission (New York)
1997
Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
1994
Bar admission
1992
University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur.)

He is exceptionally bright.

2022

Frank Gerhard is ‹a truly exceptional lawyer›, noted for his ‹imaginative approach› and ‹brilliant mind›. He always finds the way through in a deal.

2022

Frank Gerhard is ‹a leading figure in the market›, distinguished by his broad expertise spanning governance, securities law, capital market transactions, private equity and M&A deals.

2022

Technically a class of its own, quick thinker, impressive analytical skills, pragmatic and always keeps the big picture in mind.

2020

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Homburger Partner Frank Gerhard honored as M&A Lawyer of the Year by Who's Who Legal

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Homburger advised Alcon Inc. on USD 1.32 bn revolving credit facility

Deals & Cases

Homburger advised DKSH on second sustainability-linked loan with existing CHF 150 m revolving credit facility

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Frank Gerhard

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Frank Gerhard focuses on public and private M&A transactions, private equity, capital markets (incl. IPOs and innovative structures) and other financings. He advises in matters of corporate law and securities regulations.

Frank Gerhard

Frank Gerhard focuses on public and private M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions: He advises in corporate and securities laws.
He is experienced in a broad range of M&A transactions, including public takeovers and defense, as well as leveraged buy-outs. Frank Gerhard also advises on equity offerings, in particular IPOs and innovative equity-linked structures, as well as on other financings. In addition, he advises in matters of corporate law and governance, as well as securities regulations.
Frank Gerhard is an Authorized Issuers’ Representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of a leading journal on corporate and capital markets law (GesKR, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht).

Career

2005
Partner at Homburger
2003
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York
2000
University of Neuchâtel (Dr. iur.)
1998
Associate at Homburger
1998
Bar admission (New York)
1997
Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
1994
Bar admission
1992
University of Neuchâtel (lic. iur.)

Languages

English, French, German

Bar Registration

Admitted to the Swiss and New York bar

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