Partner, Co-Head of Investment Management
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
Olivier Stahler specialises in banking and finance law. He acts for a broad range of Swiss and foreign financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and fund managers, as well as commodities traders and industrial groups. His work includes regulatory advice in the context of the granting of licences for banks, securities dealers and collective investment schemes by the Swiss financial market supervisory authority. Olivier Stahler is also involved in the structuring of financial products, and in particular private equity funds and hedge funds. Further, Olivier Stahler acts for financial institutions and corporate borrowers both in domestic and international financing transactions. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds. Considered a leading individual by The Legal 500 in 2016, Olivier Stahler has been named exclusive recipient of the International Law Office (ILO) 2016 Client Choice Awards for Banking in Switzerland.
Olivier Stahler is laud for having "excellent business acumen" and giving "practical advice" in "a client-friendly way" (The Legal 500, 2016). "Advice is clear, practical and applicable and he is very responsive" (Chambers Europe, 2017). Clients appreciate his "encyclopaedic knowledge of the regulatory context linked to the distribution of funds", adding that he is "approachable, open to discussion and if there are problems or questions [they] know [they] can call him" (Chambers Global, 2016). "His strategic thinking, ability to understand clients' businesses, reliability, genuineness and trustworthiness have all earned him the position of a true and trusted adviser" (International Law Office (ILO), 2016).
Banking and Finance, Investment Products, Financial Services, Private Equity, Corporate and M&A