Marcel Tranchet Partner, Head of Banking and Finance
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Marcel Tranchet

Partner, Head of Banking and Finance
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 58 450 80 00
marcel.tranchet@lenzstaehelin.com
Zurich
Brandschenkestrasse 24
CH-8027 Zurich
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Marcel Tranchet heads up the Banking and Finance group, based in Zurich. His practice includes syndicated financings, acquisition finance, structured finance, project finance, bond offerings and other securities transactions, financial restructurings, derivatives, regulatory and fintech matters.

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2011Partner, Lenz & Staehelin
    2005-06Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York
    2003Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    2005Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law, Boston University (LL.M.)
    2003Swiss Bar Admission
    2000University of St.Gallen (lic. iur.)
  • Specialist Areas

    Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Restructuring, FinTech
  • Languages

    German, English, French
  • Memberships

    Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA)
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Morscher L., Data Protection & Privacy 2024 - Switzerland, in: Lexology Panoramic, May 2024
    • Hünerwadel P., Ledermann D., Tranchet M., The Lending and Secured Finance Review 2024 - Switzerland, in: Lexology In-Depth, 10th edition, June 2024
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Loans & Secured Financing 2025 - Switzerland, in: Lexology Panoramic, May 2024
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Acquisition Finance 2024 - Switzerland, in: Lexology Panoramic, May 2024
    • du Pasquier S., Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Menoud V., Banking Regulation 2024 - Switzerland, in: Lexology In-Depth, 15th edition, April 2024
    • Hünerwadel P., du Pasquier S., Tranchet M., Sakkal I., Banking Regulation 2024 - Switzerland, in: Lexology Panoramic, March 2024
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Loans & Secured Financing 2024 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, May 2023
    • du Pasquier S., Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Menoud V., The Banking Regulation Review 2023 - Switzerland, in: The Law Reviews, 14th edition, May 2023
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Acquisition Finance 2023 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, March 2023
    • Ledermann D., Tranchet M., Securisation 2021 - Switzerland, in: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, March 2021
    • Tranchet M., Sustainable Finance and ESG Disclosure in Switzerland, in: The Lawyer, Briefings, April 2020, 68
    • Tranchet M., Kurer ., Stapled Finance, in: Gericke, D. (ed.), Private Equity II, Zurich 2012
    • Tranchet M., Fischer R., Survey on Claw-back of Security in Insolvency, Switzerland, in: IBA Banking Law Committee Project: Guide to Clawback of Security in Insolvency, published on the IBA website, London 2012
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Kommentierung von Art. 1, 2, 16 und 17 FINMAG, in: Basler Kommentar zum BEHG und FINMAG, Basel 2011
    • Hünerwadel P., Tranchet M., Akquisitionsfinanzierungen, in: Oertle/Wolf/Breitenstein/Diem (eds.), M&A - Recht und Wirtschaft in der Praxis, Liber Amicorum for Rudolf Tschäni, Zurich 2010, 361-379
    • Schleiffer P., Tranchet M., Fischer D., Soft Sounding, in: CapLaw, Swiss Capital Markets Law, 2/2009, 2-6
    • Meinhardt M., Tranchet M., Kommentierung von Art. 562-573 OR, in: Kommentar zum schweizerischen Obligationenrecht, Zurich 2002
  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • References

    Pragmatic approach and performs well in negotiations

    Chambers, 2020

    He has a fantastic level of expertise in financing matters, which allows him to guide parties through the most complex issues in a very efficient and cooperative manner.

    Legal 500, 2020

    Very knowledgeable and well versed in Swiss banking law

    Who's Who Legal, 2020

    Excellent lawyer, responsive, smart and commercial

    IFLR 1000, 2020

    Utterly reliable, very knowledgeable and has great judgement

    Chambers, 2019

    He is excellent in financing.

    Chambers, 2018

Pragmatic approach and performs well in negotiations

Chambers, 2020

He has a fantastic level of expertise in financing matters, which allows him to guide parties through the most complex issues in a very efficient and cooperative manner.

Legal 500, 2020

Very knowledgeable and well versed in Swiss banking law

Who's Who Legal, 2020

Excellent lawyer, responsive, smart and commercial

IFLR 1000, 2020

Utterly reliable, very knowledgeable and has great judgement

Chambers, 2019

He is excellent in financing.

Chambers, 2018

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