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General corporate
We regularly advise our corporate and institutional clients on a wide range of corporate and securities law matters, covering all aspects of corporate life of Swiss entities, from their setting-up to their winding up. Our services include:

  • Corporate governance
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Shareholders’ meetings and information
  • Capital increase/reduction procedures, public offerings, share buy-backs
  • Employees’ participation
  • Reorganizations and restructurings, including cross-border company migration
  • Joint ventures

Mergers & Acquisitions
We have extensive experience and expertise in dealing with complex domestic and cross-border transactions. We advise our clients on the full range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions and divestments of privately owned companies and strategic assets (clients’ portfolios etc.). Our mergers and acquisitions practice covers a wide range of industries including industrial groups, financial institutions, technology firms, and energy providers. We act for corporate buyers and sellers, private investors as well as private equity funds and their financial advisers. Our services include:

  • Structuring transactions
  • Due diligence
  • Drafting and negotiation of the transaction documentation
  • Securing regulatory permits and clearances
  • Organizing of signing and closing

Financings
We advise on domestic and cross-border financing transactions across a wide range of industries. We act for lenders, borrowers and their financial advisers. Our experience in particular extends to the drafting and the negotiation of security agreements on assets located in Switzerland (shares, trade and intercompany receivables, intellectual property rights, bank accounts, work of arts, crude oil). Our services include:

  • Drafting of facility agreements under Swiss law
  • Review of facility agreements governed by foreign law from a Swiss law perspective
  • Drafting of the security documentation
  • Assistance with the preparation of the closing deliverables
  • Issuance of legal opinions