Dr. iur. | LL.M. | Attorney at law | Civil Law Notary of the Canton of Zug

Beat Speck


Beat Speck is a deal enabler for private, cross-border M&A transactions, often in the private equity or venture capital context, but also regularly in industry (especially within the energy, IT, telecommunications, and entertainment industries). This also includes exits through IPOs, joint ventures, and reorganizations.

“Dealing on a daily basis with not only legal, but also economic, tax-related, physical, and psychological challenges fascinates me – the more so the longer I’m in this profession. The focus is on working together with the customer to find solutions in order to make a transaction possible, and not looking for reasons why it won’t work. It's not always easy, but with a little persistence, creativity, and perseverance, you can usually achieve persuasive results.”

Beat Speck is ranked in Legal500 - Commercial, corporate and M&A, Switzerland - as 'Leading Individual'.
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Beat Speck speaks German, English and French.

Beat Speck is the best lawyer I know in the field of M&A. His skills and negotiation prowess helped us in closing our deal. Beat was always on point and shone with his wide knowledge and many years of experience. 

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024 More rankings
Beat Speck

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of 42matters on the acquisition by Similarweb


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Ascent Group on the acquisition of PARKSIDE Group


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of Alturos on the sale to Juniper Group


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Mobil in Time in the acquisition of Bilfit


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the Swiss shareholders in Norstat on Triton's sale of Norstat to Nalka Invest


Deal: Wenger Vieli Advised Project A Ventures on the Seed Financing Round of Mindfuel


Deal: Wenger Vieli Advised the Shareholders of Locatee on its Sale to Tango


Deal: Wenger Vieli Advised Quickmail and Quickpac on its Business Sale to Planzer


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised CarbonPool on its USD 12m Seed Financing Round


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised investors represented by Verium on the acquisition of a stake in Impact Acoustic


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of Anavia on the sale of a stake to the EDGE Group PJSC


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised SWISS KRONO Group in the acquisition of Argolite


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of Isovalent Inc. on its sale to Cisco


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of 3db Access on its sale to Infineon Technologies


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Zünd Group on its sale to Henke Sass Wolf


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised List Technology on its acquisition of BBA Innova


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Trans Adriatic Pipeline on Axpo's 5% stake sale


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Cibus Enterprise Fund on its investment in Ecorobotix


Deal: TriNetX acquires Clinerion through a strategic partnership with Norstella


Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of Nanosurf on the sale of a majority stake shareholding


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised the shareholders of Cotta Collection AG on a partnership with L-GAM


Wenger Vieli advised the lead investor Redalpine Opportunity Fund on the closing of Carvolution's Series D Financing Round


Deal: Wenger Vieli advises Swiss fintech neon on crowd investing campaign and financing round


Deal: Verium AG, Zurich, closes Verium I SCSp continuation vehicle for Toradex and MiT at CHF 120 million


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Kontron AG on the sale of significant parts of Kontron's IT Services business


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Xeltis on securing EUR 15m in its ongoing Series D2 financing round


Deal: Wenger Vieli advises MAIT Swiss on the acquisition of Cytrus


Deal: Wenger Vieli advises TOFWERK on its strategic partnership with Bruker


Deal: Wenger Vieli advises leading impact investing platform Inyova on its crowdinvesting campaign


Deal: F10 secures funding round and management buy-in


Deal: Vokus Personal is sold to Storskogen


Deal: Acquisition of Artmyn by Invaluable


Deal: Scandit closes USD 150m Series D


Deal: Jakob Müller Holding AG sold TexTrace


Deal: Creoptix joins Malvern Panalytical family


Deal: Sequotech Group acquires UDITIS SA


Deal: Xeltis Raises €15M from the EIB


Deal: Aktiia
Raises USD 17.5M in
Series A


Deal: Yokoy Raises USD 26M Series A


Deal: Sale of TestingTime Group to Norstat AS


Deal: Frontify Raises USD 50M in Series C Funding Led by Revaia


Deal: Merger of Bring! Labs AG with Profital


Since 2011 Partner at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2006 University of Lucerne (Dr. iur.)
2005 Westminster University, London (LL.M., Corporate Finance)
2003 - 2010 Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2002 Admission to the Bar
2002 Admission as Civil Law Notary of the Canton of Zug
2001-2002 Lawyer at Nick & Ineichen, Zug
2000-2001 Junior Lawyer at Nick & Ineichen, Zug
2000 University of Bern and University of Lausanne (lic. iur.)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zuger Advokatenverein
    Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)
IFLR 1000The Legal 500Chambers Europe Beat Speck

The lawyer has been working alongside very important players in the energy industry, contributing to the success of wide scale projects. Thanks to his personal approach to the issues and talent, the professional is able to distinguish himself from the competitors and make the difference.
(Lawyer of the Year Energy & Infrastructure)

LegalcommunityCH Awards 2024

Beat Speck is very talented in negotiations. He knows where to fight and where not to fight.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2024/2025

Beat is highly knowledgeable and experienced, always striving to provide high quality advice in a way which is user friendly and business oriented. He always meets deadlines and is very accessible.

Client Testimonial, IFLR 1000, 2024/2025

Beat is excellent in what he does – I’ve known and worked with him for the past 17 years. He is attentive, honest, open, and finds great solutions. His passion is very visible, and he has made a lasting effect on our company.

Client Testimonial, IFLR1000, 2024/2025

Beat Speck is proactive with excellent analytical skills; he brings a personal touch and vast industry network.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

I would like to emphasise how pragmatic and solution-oriented he is in his approach. He also provides numerous tactical inputs during negotiations.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2023/2024

Beat Speck listens carefully and proposes tailored – if necessary out of the box solution. Highly committed to find the best solution. Great negotiation skills. Says the right thing at the right moment. No confrontation style needed: the opposite party is part of the solution, and not the enemy.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024

The team behind WV and especially Beat Speck is extraordinary and superior in any respect. The speed, reaction power, and knowledge in the fields of M&A and startups are exceptionally good.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024