Eduardo Schindler is an independent professional, based in Zurich, who focuses on structuring and managing M&A transactions. He primarily serves mid-size companies and private investors in Switzerland, Europe and the GCC region. He is also recognized as an expert by the Swiss stock exchange (SIX) for handling the issuance of shares and bonds. Before becoming independent at the end of 1999, Mr. Schindler gained experience at top-tier firms such as UBS and McKinsey&Co. in Zurich, New York and Sao Paulo.

The author also has extensive experience in teaching, giving lectures and speeches, and participating as a panelist and speaker at conferences in the areas of corporate finance, wealth management, private equity and economics. He has taught and/or participated in events in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Chile.

Mr. Schindler is the author of several articles – including “Political autonomy of the regions – the key of a modern state”, published in Chile by Tiempo Regional in 1995. In the conclusions of this document, he already made the statement: “Democratizing democracy” by way of the political autonomy of the regions and devolution of all natural political rights to the citizens are the only way that we have under our own control to strengthen and render sustainable Chile’s true development.”   

The author was born in 1957 in Santiago, Chile, where he also attended school and university. He is a Chilean, Swiss and Italian citizen; is fluent in Spanish, English, German, French and Italian; and has lived in Switzerland since late 1982 – first in Geneva and then in Zürich since 1987.


  • Ph.D. in International Economics, 1987, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.
  • Master in Economics, 1981, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago.