• "One of the most prominent and highly respected banking and finance departments in Switzerland."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "The lawyers are extremely responsive, technically strong and very well connected."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Adept at handling cross-border mandates."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The team has first-class knowledge."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

  • "Has specialists for all relevant deal aspects."

     

    The Legal 500 2015

  • "We do not just get the law but practical advice that can be used."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "They provide business-oriented advice combined with very short response times."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

  • "Works efficiently and tirelessly in support of the client."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "Excellent team in Zürich with additional offices in Geneva, Lugano and Zug."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Is particularly nimble and creative in devising solutions to complex questions or issues."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "The team is praised for its strength in depth and its commercially oriented approach."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Clear and well-structured communication."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Offers in-depth expertise encompassing acquisition finance, restructuring and leveraged and syndicated loans."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The team is extremely knowledgeable about the core legal principles."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "A well-trained, hard-working, and disciplined team."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Efficient, pragmatic and friendly."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "A well-trained, hard-working, and disciplined team."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "A first choice for complex finance matters."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Deep bench of experts advising Swiss and foreign financial institutions and borrowers on a range of transactional and regulatory matters."

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "The service provided by the team has been truly first rate and excellent all around."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "Efficient and timely service."

     

    Legal 500 2013

 

 

 

Financing

 

Bär & Karrer's finance team advises banks and other financial institutions and companies on domestic and cross-border financing transactions across a wide range of industries.

 

Our experience of acting not only for arranging banks and lenders but also for borrowers, issuers and private equity sponsors enables us to provide professional, efficient and timely advice to all parties of a financing transaction.

 

  • Acquisition finance (including equity and debt capital market transactions)
  • Leveraged finance
  • Syndicated finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Convertible and high yield bonds
  • Financial structuring
  • Asset finance

 

 

 

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Deals & Cases

10.12.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Bayerische Versorgungskammer and Universal-Investment on the Purchase and Financing of a Swiss Real Estate Portfolio more »
05.12.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Summer Capital on Strategic Partnership regarding Swiss Education Group more »
07.11.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Blackstone on the Acquisition of the European Distribution Business of CRH plc 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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FinSA/FinIA: Ready for takeoff – the Federal Council releases the final versions of the ordinances implementing the FinSA and FinIA
Bahar Rashid / Hsu Peter,

Bär & Karrer Briefing November 2019

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Basler Kommentar zum Finanzmarktaufsichtsgesetz und Finanzmarktinfrastrukturgesetz
Hoch Mariel / Hotz Basil / Marc Hanslin / Benedikt Maurenbrecher,

in: Rolf Watter/Rashid Bahar (eds.), 3. Auflage, Basel 2019

more publications

Speaking Engagements

Quo Vadis – Finanzplatz Schweiz? Neuerungen beim Kunden- und Anlegerschutz im Finanzmarktrecht
Bahar Rashid,

Universität Zürich, 28, August 2019, Zürich

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IPO vs. ICO
von Jeinsen Alexander,

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

LSFin/LEFin: Conséquences pour les banques et autres prestataires de services financiers – deuxième partie
Bahar Rashid / Bétrisey Frédéric,

Bär & Karrer Event, 5 mars 2019, Geneva

more speaking engagements