Dr. Christoph Heiz, LL.M.
Dr. Christoph Heiz, LL.M.

Dr. Christoph Heiz, LL.M.

Of Counsel, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 00 60
christoph.heiz@mll-legal.com

Profile

Christoph Heiz advises on capital market transactions, M&A, investment fund schemes and corporate finance structures. His Swiss and international clients include several listed companies, financial institutions as well as other large and medium-sized companies. Christoph Heiz has a particular focus on regulated industries such as financial services, banking and investment funds as well as on the consumer goods industry and the information technology sector.

He serves as member on the board of directors of various Swiss companies. He is fluent in German, English and French. Christoph Heiz was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1984. He holds degrees from the University of Zurich (lic. iur./Dr. iur) and a master degree (LL.M.) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.




Industry Groups


Rankings & Awards

Best LawyersIFLR1000
  • “Practice co-head Christoph Heiz is a key contact for clients” – Chambers and Partners, 2017

Deals & Cases

  • Advised the sole shareholder on the sale of ABC Dental AG to ADMETOS GmbH
  • Advising a large international fund management company in connection with the admission of various investment funds by FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority) and distribution of the funds in Switzerland.
  • Representation of H.I.G. Capital, a private equity fund, in the acquisition of a majority stake in the share capital of Infinigate Holding AG, a leading European value added distributor in the IT security segment, and the subsequent squeeze-out merger.

Education & Admission

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M. (1986/1987)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1984)
  • University of Zurich, Dr. iur. (1984)
  • University of Zurich, lic. iur. (1980)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

“Practice co-head Christoph Heiz is a key contact for clients”

Chambers and Partners, 2017
More by Christoph Heiz

Publications

MLL advised the sole shareholder on the sale of ABC Dental AG to ADMETOS GmbH

MLL-News, 23 November 2020
  • EN

Im Einklang mit internationalen Standards | Ausnahmen von der Prospektpflicht nach dem Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz

GoingPublic Magazin, Special, Kapitalmarkt Schweiz, 2018, S. 28-29
  • DE

In Accordance with international Standards | Exemptions from the Prospectus Requirement under the new Financial Services Act

GoingPublic Magazine, Special, Capital Market Switzerland, 2018, p. 28-29
  • EN

Fusionsgesetz (FusG)

Kommentar zum Bundesgesetz über Fusion, Spaltung, Umwandlung und Vermögensübertragung; Orell Füssli Verlag, 2017
  • DE