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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "A stellar team."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Standout knowledge of hybrid instruments."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Strong interdisciplinary collaboration between departments."

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Excellent team."

     

    Legal 500 2016

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "A strong and well established practice."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Legal 500 2014

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

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

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

  • "Excellent. "

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

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

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Legal 500 2016

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in IFLR 1000 2020

  • "Top-notch practice."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

 

 

 

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


 

Team Members

Faton Aliu

Associate

Jeanine Bopp

Junior Associate

Manuel Brogli

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

Ramin Paydar

Junior Associate

Dr. Martin Peyer

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Micha Schilling

Associate

Rebecca Schori

Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Stefanie Walch

Associate

Annette Weber

Associate

David Weimann

Associate

Fabian Wild

Junior Associate

Gadi Winter

Associate

Mischa Zenklusen

Junior Associate

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Deals & Cases

22.06.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises SIG Combibloc Group on its EUR 1.85 Billion Refinancing more »
16.06.2020
Bär & Karrer Advised Implenia and Ina Invest on the Spin-off, Rights Offering and Listing of Ina Invest Holding on the SIX Swiss Exchange more »
29.05.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Saint-Gobain on the Sale of Sika Shares for CHF 2.56 Billion more »
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Publications

A new proxy adviser regulation in Switzerland?
Reutter Thomas / Weber Annette,

CapLaw – Swiss Capital Markets Law, No. 3/2020, p. 22-26 Link

Switzerland: Initial Public Offerings 2020
von Jeinsen Alexander / Weber Annette,

Global Legal Group (GLG), Global Legal Insights (GLI), Forth Edition, p. 223 - 233, June 2020

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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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more publications

Speaking Engagements

Regulierung / Marktmacht und Haftung von Proxy Advisors
Weber Annette,

Gastreferat an der Universität St. Gallen, 22. April 2020 (virtuell)

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

more speaking engagements