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Claude Durand

Independent Advisor


Claude Durand holds a PhD.  from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and a Master of Eng. from the University of California in Berkeley.  Claude has a broad experience in various high-tech industries. He has been exposed to management positions in very different environments: large IT projects, turn-around, restructuring, crisis, IPO, M&A. Claude occupied various Executive or Board functions in reputed industrial ventures.

phone +41 21 614 20 20

Manuel Bianchi della Porta

Legal Advisor


Manuel Bianchi della Porta, Managing Partner at BianchiSchwald Attorneys-at-law LLC, holds a Ph.D. in law from Lausanne University (1990) and LL.M. from Columbia University (1991).  He is admitted to the Geneva Bar (1993) and is authorized to practice as an attorney-at-law all over Switzerland. For 10 years, he practiced in prominent Swiss business law firms before co-founding BCCC in 2001 where he leads the corporate practice.

Manuel Bianchi della Porta regularly advices stakeholders, entrepreneurs and managers in all legal aspects of corporate and business law (planning, setting-up, financing, expansion, restructuring). His expertise applies to all general corporate matters, negotiations, transactions as well as to defining and implementing corporate litigation strategies.

phone +41 58 220 36 00

Yves Marguerat

Financial & Tax Advisor


Yves Marguerat holds a Federal diploma as a Swiss Chartered Accountant and a federal degree as  specialist in finance and accounting. He is certified as an expert auditor by the Federal Authorities.

He is leading a swiss audit firm proposing various services such as business advices, tax advices, succession and inheritance advices as well as financial audit services.

During his career, he has acquired a strong expertise in the preparation of reports of financial statements and consolidation in Switzerland and abroad. He is also a specialist in family and succession laws.

phone +41 21 331 02 02

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