Private M&A & Private Equity

Our dynamic and motivated M&A and Private Equity Team have years of experience and the necessary size to structure and efficiently implement your national and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. In addition to listed and medium-sized companies, we advise private equity and venture capital funds, family offices, institutional and private investors and boards or directors and managers from Switzerland and abroad.

Areas of expertise

  • National and international acquisitions and sales, auctions
  • Mergers, divisions, transformations and restructuring measures
  • Private equity and venture capital transactions
  • Advising listed companies, boards of directors and bidders in connection with public takeover and exchange offers
  • Advising on leveraged buyouts and management buyouts
  • Acquisition and corporate financing as well as refinancing
  • Conducting due diligence reviews
  • Corporate succession planning
  • Reorganisations and recapitalisations
  • Cross-border relocation of companies (to Switzerland or from Switzerland to other countries).
  • Share placements (IPOs, capital increases and private placements)
  • Tax-law structuring
  • Merger control

Other relevant areas

Corporate & Commercial LawNotary | Public M&A

“Deep understanding of matter at hand and intimate understanding of industry. No nonsense advise, great cooperation with other law firms; very pragmatic approach. Very efficient, fair billing”

IFLR 1000, 2021-22

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