Daniel A. Wuersch

Partner

  • Corporate and Securities
  • International Business
  • Investment Management

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Mr. Wuersch’s practice focuses on cross-border and domestic corporate, securities and commercial matters. He represents foreign and domestic companies from a variety of industries, financial institutions, and institutional and private investors in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities compliance, private equity, hedge fund formation and investments, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. Mr. Wuersch also focuses on general corporate and commercial matters, including the formation and operation of U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies in the United States, and developing investment structures for a variety of assets.

Prior to forming the firm in 1997, Mr. Wuersch practiced international corporate and securities law with Fried Frank, and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York and at Homburger in Zurich, Switzerland.  Mr. Wuersch has written and co-authored several books and articles on United States and Swiss corporate and securities law, as well as law of the European Union. He frequently speaks on topics such as United States corporate, securities, and commercial laws and their impact on cross-border investments.

Advised Swiss snow removal equipment manufacturer in its strategic acquisition of two U.S. manufacturing companies;

U.S. counsel to European private equity fund in its sale of a portfolio company;

Advised group of European investors in their Series A and convertible debt investment in a U.S. media company;

Devised an investment structure for U.S. retail and real estate investments for Middle Eastern investor;

Advised privately-owned Austrian industrial company in strategic acquisitions in the U.S.;

Advised European venture fund-backed logistics company in its strategic acquisition of a U.S. freight forwarder;

U.S. counsel to Swiss thin film manufacturer in its acquisition of the thin film business of a European industrial group;

Advised Swiss banks in establishing SEC-registered investment advisers;

Advised leading Swiss private fund manager in its acquisition of a U.S.-based real estate fund manager.