François Rayroux

Partner, Head of Asset Management
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Dr. François Rayroux is the head of the Investment Management group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking, asset management and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on fund management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. Considered as a leading lawyer in banking and asset management law in Switzerland, François Rayroux has been consistently nominated by major directories as an expert in these fields. François Rayroux has since many years taken senior responsibilities within the International Bar Association's Asset Management and Investment Funds Committee and has acted as Co-Chairman for the years 2019 and 2020.

Practice Area
Banks & Securities Dealers, Regulatory Issues, Investment Funds and other Collective Investment Schemes, Derivatives, Capital Markets, Asset Securitization, Securities Offerings, Corporate and M&A, Contract and Commercial, Internal Investigations
English, French, German, Italian
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He has invested time in developing this industry.
Chambers, 2021
He is a premier name in the Swiss market thanks to his deep understanding of fund management
Who’s Who Legal, 2021
He is a well-regarded banking practitioner recognised for his experience in financial services regulation and derivatives.
Chambers, 2021
He is a leading light in the Swiss banking sector, where he enjoys a stellar reputation for his work on banking products and asset management.
Who’s Who Legal, 2020
[…] one of the best specialists in Switzerland in Asset Management, Investment Funds, SICAVs, and banking business in general
IFLR 1000, 2020