Thomas Nietlispach, LL.M.
Thomas Nietlispach, LL.M.

Thomas Nietlispach, LL.M.

Senior Associate, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | P.O. Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | P.O. Box | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 00 63


Thomas Nietlispach is member of MLL Legal’s corporate & M&A team. His main areas of practice focus on M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions. Furthermore, he has broad experience advising private and public companies on corporate and commercial matters as well as corporate governance issues.

Thomas joined MLL Legal in 2014 as junior associate. He is admitted to the bar in Switzerland since 2017 and holds an LL.M. (Law & Business) of the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville.

Deals & Cases

  • Advised MÜLLER-STEINAG Group, an owner-managed, independent family business active in the fields of concrete products, natural building materials, recycling, waste treatment and water technology, in its acquisition of BIRCO GmbH. As one of the leading manufacturers of channel systems in Europe, BIRCO develops and produces innovative, cutting-edge drainage solutions for all fields of application, including drainage systems fulfilling high environmental safety requirements as well as for heavy-duty and high-traffic areas, such as airports
  • Advised LFH Corporation SA on its subscription of CHF 12,5 million nominal amount mandatory convertible bonds for conversion into shares of the SIX Swiss Exchange listed Peach Property Group AG
  • Advising Burkhalter Holding AG in the merger and takeover of SIX-listed poenina holding ag and the listing of the new Burkhalter shares on SIX Swiss Exchange thereby creating a company with a market cap exceeded CHF 750 million based on the closing share price of 29 June 2022
  • Advised Talenthouse AG, with its operational headquarters in London, in its listing at SIX Swiss Exchange through a reverse merger. Talenthouse AG is a leading technology platform company operating the creative platforms of Talenthouse, EyeEm, Ello, Zooppa and Jovoto and connecting creatives and brands globally. The transaction was the second listing at SIX Swiss Exchange in 2022
  • Advising HIAG Immobilien AG in its rights offering raising about CHF 160 million and the listing of its newly issued shares on SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Advised Müller-Steinag group on the acquisition of Creabeton Matériaux Ltd. Müller-Steinag is an owner-managed, independent family enterprise with around 1,150 staff members and activities in the areas of concrete products, natural construction materials, recycling, waste management and water technology. Creabeton Matériaux is a leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated concrete products in the French part of Switzerland, with four important production facilities and approx. 380 staff members
  • Advising a privately held Swiss company regarding its public offering of shares by way of an innovative new structuring and the approval of the related prospectus by the Prospectus Office of SIX Exchange Regulation AG
  • Advising Poenina in the merger with Inretis and the subsequent capital increases to finance the purchase price of around CHF 70 million, including the public placement of shares and the listing of the newly issued shares at SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Advising QINO Group Holding in the public takeover of QINO and the subsequent squeeze-out merger and delisting of QINO shares from BX Swiss
  • Representing Meyer Burger (Switzerland) AG in all legal aspects of the transfer of its Solar Systems business into the newly created company 3S Solar Plus AG as well as its subsequent sale by way of a share deal to a private investor

Education & Admission

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, LL.M. (Law & Business) (2019-2020)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2017)
  • University of Lucerne, MLaw (2014)
  • University of Oklahoma Law School (2013)

Memberships and public offices

  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Lucerne Lawyer’s Society (JVL)


  • German
  • English


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