Markus Vischer is a partner at Walder Wyss since 1995. His main areas of practice are M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, business reorganisations and corporate and commercial incl. employment and real estate law. He is a recognised leader in M&A owing to his involvement in major transactions, in particular in the media, real estate, IT and healthcare area, and due to his many publications. Born in 1960, Markus Vischer was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1984, Dr. iur. 1986) and at the Queen Mary College, London University (LLM 1991). He has working experience as a research assistant at the University of Zurich, as a district court clerk and as an associate in a tax law firm in Zurich and in a law firm in London. Markus Vischer speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.