Thomas Schmid

Attorney-at-Law, lic. iur. LL.M. Cornell University Law School Admitted to the Zurich and New York Bars

Thomas Schmid is a recognized expert and your competent partner regarding national and international corporate mergers & acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures. He has extensive experience with all stages of an investment process and private equity transactions. Additional areas of practice include corporate, commercial and contract law. Apart from his engagement with BianchiSchwald, Thomas Schmid acts as Member of the Board of Directors with various companies.
Zurich St. Annagasse 9 CH-8021 Zurich T: +41 58 220 37 00
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Thomas Schmid gives full client attention, always hands on, a very sound commercial understanding coupled with a cando attidude.
Legal500 EMEA, 2021
Clients describe Thomas Schmid as a sharp, very commercially minded, efficient and calm negotiator and add that he is very reliable and customer-oriented.
Chambers Europe, 2020
Thomas Schmid combines legal excellence with a very practical and business-oriented approach
Legal500 EMEA, 2020
Very good negotiator Thomas Schmid, who has in-depth understanding of Swiss corporate law and an entrepreneurial mind
Legal500 EMEA, 2019
Sources highlight the very good negotiation skills and solution-orientedapproach of Thomas Schmid . He advises clients on leveraged buyouts, restructurings and divestments, with a particular focus on the private equity field.
Chambers Europe, 2019
Thomas Schmid has notable experience assisting clients with joint ventures, acquisitions, and restructuring and refinancing matters. He also assists with the commercial aspects of agreements
Chambers Europe, 2018
He represents clients in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. A client says: He has excellent communication skills and keeps his cool; he never loses control. He also assists with corporate restructuring mandates and joint ventures.
Chambers Europe, 2017
Thomas Schmid is distinguished by his deal-making abilities and exceptional ability to swiftly apprehend the core of the matter in question.
Legal500 EMA, 2021
Schmid advises on a number of corporate matters involving the transport sector, including joint ventures, restructuring and auction processes. He also assists clients with acquisitions
Chambers Europe, 2020


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We are now valfor

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the merger of BianchiSchwald, GHR Rechtsanwälte and PYTHON.

From July 1, 2024, we will operate as valfor. valfor stands for our continued commitment and our joint endeavor to offer our clients real added value – value beyond legal advice.

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