Luc Defferrard, partner with Walder Wyss since 2001.
Born in 1965, Luc Defferrard was educated at the Geneva University (lic. iur. 1987) and was registered as attorney-at-law with the Geneva Bar Registry in 1990. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, Luc Defferrard was working for seven years with UBS in Geneva, Zurich and New York as client manager and project manager in corporate and structured finance. In this position he developed the bank's structured finance offerings to clients in the French part of Switzerland.After having worked for another Zurich law firm as associate in 1998 and 1999, Luc joined Walder Wyss at the end of 1999. He is lecturing regularly at universities in private equity and venture capital legal matters. Luc Defferrard is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Luc Defferrard has been active in the finance and legal industry for many years. He mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border financing and merger & acquisition transactions, as well as in real estate and capital market. Luc Defferrard particularly focuses on private equity (leveraged buy-out) advising a variety of private equity funds, managers and target companies in the structuring and implementation of their projects.