• "Solution-oriented, creative, precise and available."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "He's client-minded and pragmatic, and anticipates problems we may have."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Very good, very available, practical and commercial too; he has the global picture in mind. "

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2017

  • "Is very pragmatic and quickly understands our main objectives and translates them into legal solutions."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "A very good lawyer."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Well-organised."

     

    Legal 500 2018

  • "Ability to look for solutions which will work for both sides."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2019

  • "Experienced and pragmatic."

     

    Legal 500 2017

 

 

 

Martin Anderson

Partner

Martin Anderson's practice focuses on domestic and international M&A transactions (acquisitions and divestures in public and private companies, mergers), private equity transactions (assistance to investors, sellers and management teams in MBOs, venture capital and start-ups) and general corporate law (corporate governance, shareholders' agreements, joint ventures, restructurings, executive incentive arrangements).

Martin Anderson also regularly assists banks and other financial institutions on financing transactions (including structured financings), derivatives and financial products, asset management and regulatory matters.

Chambers (Global and Europe) and Legal 500 rank Martin Anderson as one of the leading lawyers in Switzerland in the areas of Corporate/M&A and Banking, and he has been recognised in the Legal 500 "Hall of Fame" for having received constant praise by clients for continued excellence for at least seven consecutive years.

Martin Anderson graduated in both law and business administration at the University of Geneva and was an assistant lecturer in finance at the University of Geneva. He lectures on the legal aspects of M&A transactions at the University of Fribourg and is also a regular speaker at conferences and seminars dealing with corporate law and banking/finance topics.

Languages

French, German, English

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2018)
  • Partner of a Geneva law firm (1996-2018) (managing partner 2001-2018)
  • Associate of a Geneva law firm (1992-1996)
  • Admitted to the Geneva Bar (1992)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm in Geneva and Zurich (1990-1992)
  • Assistant lecturer in finance at the University of Geneva, Business Administration (1987-1990)
  • University of Geneva: lic. iur. (1990)
  • University of Geneva: lic. oec. (1987)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Recognised representative for the listing of securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA), Committee member
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Lecturer at the University of Fribourg

Contact Details

Martin Anderson
Bär & Karrer AG
quai de la Poste 12
CH-1211 Genève
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 57 00
F: +41 58 261 57 01
martin.anderson@baerkarrer.ch

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