• "Excellent team."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Top-notch practice."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

  • "Great overall quality of entire team, very consistent."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

  • "Excellent. "

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

  • "A stellar team."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "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

  • "High availability, quick answers and high quality output."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

  • "Standout knowledge of hybrid instruments."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Legal 500 2014

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Very experienced high quality work and trusted legal advisor."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "They have built up excellent breadth in the capital markets team."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "They are commercial in their view, innovative and relentlessly pursue the interests of their clients."

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

  • "They are very innovative in capital markets, willing to develop novel approaches and execute them."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2018

  • "A strong and well established practice."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

  • "Very experienced and good sense for straight-forward solutions."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "They are an excellent firm with excellent lawyers."

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Strong interdisciplinary collaboration between departments."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Key Contact


 

Team Leaders

Urs Brügger

Senior Counsel


 

Team Members

Faton Aliu

Associate

Jeanine Bopp

Junior Associate

Hanna Brozzo

Associate

Edoardo Buzzi

Associate

Antonio Calvo

Associate

Anna Capaul

Associate

Jenny Cheung

Junior Associate

Nadina Duss

Associate

Dr. Tiffany Ender

Associate

Sandro Fehlmann

Associate

Dr. Joel Fischer

Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Manuel Hofmann

Junior Associate

Marvin Perry Kanku

Junior Associate

Dr. Daniel Küpfer

Associate

Dr. Martin Peyer

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Francisco Rapp

Junior Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Micha Schilling

Associate

Rebecca Schori

Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Annette Weber

Associate

David Weimann

Associate

Fabian Wild

Junior Associate

Gadi Winter

Associate

Mischa Zenklusen

Junior Associate

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Deals & Cases

03.04.2020
Bär & Karrer Advised Merrill Lynch International and UBS on the Placement of CHF 175 Million 2.75% Convertible Bonds more »
01.04.2020
Bär & Karrer Advised Banque Cantonale de Genève on the Increase of the Capital of La Foncière more »
19.02.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Novartis on the Financing of the Acquisition of The Medicines Company more »
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Publications

The New Swiss Prospectus Regime - What You as an IPO Candidate Need to Know
Reutter Thomas / Fehlmann Sandro / Förg Patrick,

"Going Public" Publicatons, SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd, Zurich, November 2019

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IPO vs. ICO
von Jeinsen Alexander,

in Kapitalmarkt - Recht und Transaktionen XIV, Herausgeber: Thomas U. Reutter und Thomas Werlen, Zürich, 2019

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Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV, Project Finance and Capital Markets – a Challenging Combination
Hsu Peter / Fehlmann Sandro,

GesKR 2/2019, p. 270 ff.

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more publications

Speaking Engagements

CSR und Kapitalmarkt
Reutter Thomas / Weber Annette,

Kapitalmarkt - Recht und Transaktionen XV, (Veranstalter: Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich), 19. November 2019, Zürich

Regulierung / Marktmacht und Haftung von Proxy Advisors
Reutter Thomas / Weber Annette,

Gastreferat an der Universität St. Gallen, 17.04.2019, St. Gallen

IPO vs. ICO
von Jeinsen Alexander,

Seminar Kapitalmarkt - Recht und Transaktionen XIV (Veranstalter: Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich), 27. November 2018, Zürich

more speaking engagements