Marcel Jakob is a Senior Associate in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group in Zurich. He focuses on private domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including asset deals and real estate transactions. Marcel’s expertise encompasses transactions involving private equity, highly regulated businesses, such as financial institutions and life science companies, as well as technology and intellectual property driven business models.
Marcel regularly acts as counsel in financing rounds and exits by venture-capital-backed companies, representing both investors and entrepreneurs, and assists businesses in structuring employee incentive schemes. In addition, as a member of a specialised Swiss-wide working group, he contributes to the further development of the Swiss model documentation for venture capital investments.
Marcel holds a Master of Arts in Law from the University of St Gallen (HSG) and graduated in 2017 with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from University of Chicago Law School.
Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer, Marcel Jakob gained experience in another business law firm, at a district court, in the tax department of an international advisory firm, in a startup company as well as in the legal department of a securities dealer in Zurich.