Dr. Oliver Triebold is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's mergers and acquisitions group in Zürich. He advises clients on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, private equity and venture capital investments, as well as on a variety of other international business transactions, such as joint ventures, structuring and restructurings of groups of companies, business outsourcings and commercial contracts.
Oliver's recent expertise in M&A matters includes:
- Counsel to Zürcher Kantonalbank and Swisscanto Holding in its sale of the London Fund Centre to Clearstream/Deutsche Börse;
- Counsel to Schroder & Co Bank AG in the sale of its Eastern European private banking business and relationship management team to Compagnie Bancaire Hélvétique;
- Counsel to MoneyPark and Helvetia in the add-on acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares in Finovo, a Swiss mortgage manager.
Oliver is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in M&A. Chambers & Partners say he "is praised as an 'excellent lawyer' thanks to his work on M&A, joint ventures and private equity mandates" and "is good to work with - professional, focused and pushes the process". Who's Who Legal additionally comments Oliver "receives praise for being 'a superb lawyer' who regularly advises clients on complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions".
Oliver has authored several publications on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and tax law. He is a member of the Legal Chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. From 2013 to 2014, Oliver served as co-chair of the International Bar Association's corporate and M&A law committee and is currently council member of the IBA's legal practice division.
Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 1997 - where he has been a partner since 2003 and the Managing Partner from 2007-2009 -, Oliver worked as a foreign associate with an international business law firm in New York, and as a research and teaching assistant at the University of Basel.
Oliver graduated from the University of Basel with a law degree in 1990, followed by a doctorate degree in 1993. He obtained a master of comparative jurisprudence from the New York University School of Law in 1996.