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Provided by Urs P Gnos

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Urs Gnos heads the Transaction Team of Walder Wyss. His practice focuses on international and domestic mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and capital market transactions. Advises companies with respect to corporate and commercial law, corporate governance matters, stock exchange regulations, corporate reorganizations and restructurings. Most recent transactions include: Advising Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) on the acquisition of the Drive Systems Segment from OC Oerlikon (SIX: OERL); Continental on the sale of Continental Automotive Switzerland AG; Generation Investment Management on its Series E investment into SOPHiA GENETICS; Integer (NYSE: ITGR) on the sale of its Advanced Surgical and Orthopedics product lines to MedPlast; advising JAB Holding on the sale of control in Bally International A.G. to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.

Career

Qualified in 1996. Joined Walder Wyss in 2001. Working experience as lawyer in Zurich, Chicago, New York based law firms.

Professional Memberships

Registered with the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association. Is admitted to practice in Switzerland. Member of the IBA,ABA.

Publications

All publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/urs.gnos.

Personal

Born in 1967, he was educated at Zurich University (lic. iur. 1993, Dr. iur. 1997), at Columbia University/Leyden University and at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (LL.M. 2000).

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Corporate/M&A - Switzerland
2
Band 2

Urs Gnos handles cross-border private and public M&A, including acquisitions, sales, carve-outs and reorganisations. He receives praise for being "very service-minded" and having a "broad and good legal overview into many topics."

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