Pestalozzi advises Swisscom on EUR 500 million green bond issue

For Swisscom‘s most recent bond issue, launched based on the Green Bond Principles of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), an application has been made to the Euronext Dublin for the bonds to be admitted to its official list and to trading on Euronext Dublin’s regulated market. Swisscom, listed on the Swiss Market Index, comprising the largest and most liquid stocks traded on the Swiss stock exchange. Swisscom’s major shareholder is the Swiss Confederation with a participation of 50.95 percent.

The Team

Pestalozzi advised Swisscom as lead counsel on both the design and implementation of a new bond issue structure and advised Swisscom as Swiss counsel on all Swiss legal and tax matters related to the preparation and completion of the primary market placement of the bonds. The team included partners Nils Harbeke (tax – pictured), Oliver Widmer (financial services),  senior associate Noëlle Mathis (tax), associate Pascale Schwizer (tax).