Giordano Rezzonico is a Partner and Head of KPMG Law Western Switzerland and Ticino. He has overall responsibility for the legal practice in the French and Italian speaking parts of Switzerland. He is a graduate of Geneva University Law School and passed the bar exam in Geneva. He completed a Master Degree (LL.M.) at Duke University School of Law in the USA and is admitted in New York.
Prior to joining KPMG, Giordano worked as an associate with the largest law firm in Switzerland. He also worked as a foreign associate with the largest law firm in Washington, D.C. Giordano focuses on business law. His main area of expertise is Corporate/M&A.
He has led national and cross-border transactions in various sectors, including LBO acquisitions on behalf of private equity houses. He has advised various clients on the restructuring of their business, including re-domiciliations, mergers, de-mergers and transfers of assets as well as post-closing integrations and reorganizations.
His other key area of expertise is banking and finance. He has experience in establishing banks in Switzerland and addressing the regulatory aspects of bank mergers, acquisitions or restructurings. He has acted as special investigator and liquidator of banks and financial intermediaries.