• "A top-class firm which handled the international aspects of our transaction very well."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Standout knowledge of hybrid instruments."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Offers notable experience in the healthcare, banking and technology sectors."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Bär & Karrer's business-oriented, supportive and cooperative group has a very deep bench of highly experienced practitioners."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "The lawyers inspire confidence and really fight for you in negotiations."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "We hire Bär & Karrer because the team always does an outstanding job."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "A strong and well established practice."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

  • "Instructed on many of the market's most significant IPOs."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Praised for its ‘pragmatism, business acumen, speed of delivery, and quality output and advice’."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "Clients particularly praise the group's strength in negotiations."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "A stellar team."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The lawyers turn things around quickly and have vast experience across different industries."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Excellent team."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "A remarkable track record in IPOs and specialist expertise in hybrid debt instruments."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Major capital markets practice with an outstanding reputation for equity, debt and structured finance."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Extremely reliable and efficient, a very smooth service."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Regularly involved in the country's most prominent cases."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

 

 

 

Capital Markets

 

Our capital markets team has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters in domestic and international securities offerings. We provide transactional services as well as specific advice in connection with the issuance of securities and subsequent trading in secondary markets. We are regularly retained by leading investment banks and Swiss public companies to advise them on IPOs, rights offerings, convertible bonds, hybrid instruments and other securities transactions.

 

Our team covers a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on health care, banking, insurance and high technology.

 

  • Structuring capital market transactions
  • Drafting of contractual and disclosure documentation in connection with offerings
  • "Swiss finish" to international issuance programs with a view to a listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Regulatory compliance in connection with offerings
  • Filing of listing applications with the SIX Swiss Exchange

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

30.06.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises Banque Cantonale de Genève on the Placement of CHF 200 Million Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 Bonds more »
15.06.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises Groupe Acrotec on its Placement of CHF 70 Million 3.75% Bonds more »
16.05.2017
Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on the Rights Offering more »
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Publications

Disclosure of delegated voting rights
Bahar Rashid,

IFLR Magazine June 2017

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Regulierung und Haftung von Proxy Advisern
Reutter Thomas,

Kapitalmarktrecht - Recht und Transaktionen XI, Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich

Swiss Court Denies Tax Treaty Benefits to Long Borrower of Swiss Shares
Reinarz Peter,

2017

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Speaking Engagements

FinTech: Fallstudien und Schlaglichter
Fischer Joel,

Referat an der Tagung «Vermögensverwaltung und Anlageberatung», SIX ConventionPoint, 23. Juni 2017, Zürich

Aktienkapital: Nennwert, Erhöhung und Herabsetzung
Spillmann Till,

GesKR-Tagung zur Aktienrechtsrevision (Veranstalter: GesKR), 31. Januar 2017, Zürich

Publikums GV: Die Rechtsfragen dahinter
Dubs Dieter,

Kapitalmarkt - Recht und Transaktionen XII (Veranstalter: Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich), 23. November 2016, Zürich

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