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Deschenaux, Hornblower & Partners, LLPVenture Capital | Switzerland

Marc Deschenaux
Rue Kleberg, 14

Tel: +41 22 510.25.11
Fax: +41 22 510.25.01

Marc Deschenaux, also known as “The Eagle of Wall Street”, is a world renowned specialist in corporate finance from private offerings to initial public offerings (IPO’s). He raised private and public, equity and debt, for companies internationally. He also financed various types of operations, from import/export transactions to real estate investment trusts and organised government loans.

His is specialised as a corporate generalist legal and financial advisor with strong financing expertise and experience. He provides pre-emptive legal support in French, Italian, English or German. He focuses on securities law, trading law and intellectual property. He adds high premium on contract drafting and complex financing negotiation.

Marc Deschenaux was involved in the entertainment & music industry. In 1998, he founded the World Intellectual Property Securities Exchange Corporation (WIPSEC), the first exchange quoting a new generation of securities representing ownership of a patent, a trademark, a music work, a movie or a technology. For the first time, an investor could invest purely in artistic creation or in technology without worrying about management.

In this venture, he allied the two fields he was involved in and made one of his dreams come true: to help artists and inventors raise the funds they need to create, through a financial market investing purely in the application of an idea.

He sat on the board of directors of more than 50 companies worldwide. He founded 48 companies, he sold 32 of them at a profit and only seven failed.

Through Aback, a record label, he produced artists of various genres. Through Publishing World, he acquired publishing and neighbouring rights from songwriters and artists.

Deschenaux, Hornblower & Partners, LLP

We are an entrepreneurial international jurists firm that aims to avoid litigation as much as possible. We believe that making money from the misfortunes and quarrels of others is not a harmonious way of living. Our positive attitude enhances our credibility and therefore gives our clients the confidence to entrust us with important matters such as financing operations, because our clients know that they are hiring a legal and financial representative without enemies from past litigation unrelated to them. We believe that the modern business law firm must integrate skills from other professional domains such as finance, marketing & communications.

Our practice as international financial jurists is exactly the opposite to that of attorneys-at-law.

We are builders making money on our clients’ achievements and successes not on their woes and failures. Generally we do not deal with disputes and litigations. We do not appear in court except for the companies we administer or for free idealistic causes.