Capital Markets

Our team offers comprehensive advice in all areas of capital market law. As authorised representatives to the SIX Swiss Exchange, we have a great deal of experience with the issue of shares and bonds which also allows us to assist clients with structuring and implementing their equity or debt financing. Depending on the mandate, we advise the company (issuer) or the bank syndicate responsible for placing the shares or bond. In addition to this sometimes cross-border field of transactions, we support our clients in all regulatory issues related to stock exchange and capital market law. This includes advice on ad-hoc publicity, disclosure requirements (including disclosure of management transactions), accounting issues, insider rules, and the representation of issues in (sanction) procedures before the supervisory authorities.

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Our team assists clients in all capital market financing operations. This includes initial public offerings (IPOs), rights offerings, share placement in short-term book-building procedures as well as the issue and placement of derivatives and structured products. Our advice also includes assistance with issuing bonds, convertible bonds and subordinated and hybrid financial instruments.

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Companies active in the capital markets are subject to the applicable stock exchange and financial market regulations, in particular reporting and disclosure requirements.

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“Pragmatic hands-on approach, short response times, available at any time and customer events with actual topics and good speakers.”IFLR1000, Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation, 2020


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Publications

Cryptocurrencies as contribution in kind for foundations and capital increases

Translation into English of Anwaltsrevue article "Kryptowährungen als Sacheinlage bei Gründungen und Kapitalerhöhungen", May 2022
  • EN

The capital band – a new and flexible instrument in Switzerland

GoingPublic Magazine, Special, Capital Market Switzerland 2021, p. 12-13, October 2021
  • EN

Das Kapitalband – ein neues und flexibles Instrument für die Schweiz

GoingPublic Magazin, Special, Kapitalmarkt Schweiz 2021, S. 12-13, Oktober 2021
  • DE

Selective opting-up clauses under takeover law: recent Takeover Board and FINMA rulings

International Law Office, 20 May 2021
  • EN