• "The stellar Thomas Reutter continues to impress clients with his astounding knowledge."

     

    Clients in Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "Viewed as one of the top capital markets lawyers in Switzerland."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "Combines outstanding technical skills with an in-depth understanding of the business drivers of a deal."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "Very business-minded and a tough negotiator."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2014

  • "Leading figure for IPOs, rights issues, convertible bonds and hybrid capital issues."

     

    Chambers Global 2017

  • "Very smart and extremely experienced."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "He has a lot of experience and is very creative in coming up with new ideas."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "E key figure in the field of capital market transactions of listed companies."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "Described by clients and peers as a splendid practitioner."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Extremely reliable, calm and a pleasure to work with - he never gets nervous under pressure."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2014

  • "He would be the first one I would call."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Enjoys an excellent market reputation and wins plaudits for his proactive approach and business acumen."

     

    Chambers Global and Europe 2013

  • "Has superb technical skills."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2014

  • "He's highly pragmatic and presents good solutions."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Praised for his practical and pragmatic approach."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2013

  • "Highly sophisticated solutions to clients' most complex concerns."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Has a fantastic reputation as a transactional lawyer."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

 

 

 

Dr. Thomas U. Reutter

Partner

Thomas U. Reutter specializes in capital market and M&A transactions mainly of listed companies. He is regularly retained by issuers and underwriters to advise on IPOs, rights issues, convertible bonds, hybrid capital issues and other capital market transactions. Furthermore, he frequently represents corporate clients in takeover offers and mergers of SIX-listed companies as well as in private M&A transactions. In addition, Thomas U. Reutter advises listed companies on corporate and regulatory matters.

He is Co-Editor of CapLaw (Swiss Capital Markets Law), author of numerous articles within his fields of specialization and a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences.

Who's Who Legal 2017 listed him as the most highly regarded practitioner for capital markets in Switzerland. Thomas Reutter won the ILO Client Choice Award Switzerland 2016 in the category Capital Markets.

Languages

German, English, French

Curriculum

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2005)
  • University of St. Gallen: Dr. iur. (2002)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (2001-2004)
  • Georgetown University, Washington D.C.: LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation (2001)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (1997-2000)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1997)
  • Project Manager at a Swiss private equity firm (1996)
  • Trainee at a Swiss law firm (1994-1995)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. iur. (1994)
  • Research Assistant at University of St. Gallen (1992)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. oec. HSG (1991)
  • Bocconi University, Milan (1989-1990)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Member of the Bankenrechtsgruppe of the Zurich Bar Association
  • Co-Editor of CapLaw (Swiss Capital Markets Law)
  • Member of the Managing Board of Bär & Karrer

Contact Details

Dr. Thomas U. Reutter
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 52 84
F: +41 58 263 52 84
M: +41 58 262 52 84
thomas.reutter@baerkarrer.ch

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Fusionen von Publikumsgesellschaften (Veranstalter: Universität Zürich), 18. Dezember 2015, Zürich … more »
Being listed: Case Studies on Frequent Legal Questions Issuer Relations Conference (Organizer: SIX Swiss Exchange), 7 December 2015, Zu … more »
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