Dr. Urs Kägi

À propos de

Urs Kägi is co-head of the Capital Markets as well as of the Corporate & Commercial practices of Bär & Karrer. He advises listed and non-listed companies, investors and financial institutions on a broad range of corporate, capital markets, M&A, corporate governance and regulatory matters.

Urs Kägi has advised a number of Swiss blue chips and major multi-national clients in its areas of expertise. An important focus of his work is on capital markets, in particular equity capital markets, and he advises issuers, investors and financial institutions on capital increases, initial public offerings, new listings, dual listings and cross-border issues related to foreign listings, international issuance programs, ongoing disclosure, and other securities laws issues. He also regularly advises on M&A transactions (both in a domestic and a cross-border setup), including mergers, spin-offs, public offers, PIPE transactions, joint ventures, complex intra-group restructurings, relocations, and on corporate restructurings of financially distressed companies. Apart from his transactional work, he provides ongoing corporate advice to a number of companies listed in Switzerland and abroad.

Urs Kägi is a co-editor of a leading law journal for corporate and capital markets law, the Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR). He regularly publishes in his fields of work.

LanguesEnglish, German
  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2014)
  • University of Fribourg: Dr. iur. (2012); Peter-Jäggi-Award (for the best dissertation in the area of private law of the faculty of law of Fribourg); Professor-Walther-Hug-Award (for the best law dissertations in Switzerland); Joseph-Vigener-Award (for the best dissertations of the University of Fribourg)
  • University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley): LL.M. (2011)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (2005)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2005)
  • Trainee at Bär & Karrer (2003)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. iur. (2003)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Recognized Representative for the Listing of Securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Co-editor of the law journal "Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (GesKR)"
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association (SJV)
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Urs Kägi
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F: +41 58 261 50 01

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