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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "A first choice for complex finance matters."

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Efficient and timely service."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Adept at handling cross-border mandates."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "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

  • "Clear and well-structured communication."

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The team has first-class knowledge."

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

  • "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

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

     

    Client in Legal 500 2017

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Efficient, pragmatic and friendly."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

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

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Key Contacts

 

Zurich

Geneva


 

Team Leaders


 

Team Members

Faton Aliu

Associate

Jeanine Bopp

Junior Associate

Hanna Brozzo

Associate

Lukas Bründler

Associate

Edoardo Buzzi

Associate

Jenny Cheung

Junior Associate

Dr. Joel Fischer

Associate

Benjamin Grunwald

Junior Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Beda Kaufmann

Associate

Bianca Nedwed

Junior Associate

Dr. Martin Peyer

Associate

Marc Poltéra

Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Micha Schilling

Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Yves Suter

Associate

David Weimann

Associate

Fabian Wild

Junior Associate

Mischa Zenklusen

Junior Associate

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Deals & Cases

19.02.2020
Bär & Karrer Advises Novartis on the Financing of the Acquisition of The Medicines Company more »
05.02.2020
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Bär & Karrer Advises la Mobilière on the Acquisition of a 25% Stake in Ringier more »
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Publications

LFAIE et crédits hypothécaires
Bétrisey Frédéric / Gschwind Charles,

GesKR 1/2020, S. 123 ff.

Liquidity Supply for the Swiss Economy in Response to COVID-19
Malacrida Ralph / Bétrisey Frédéric / Stupp Eric / Hsu Peter,

Bär & Karrer Briefing March 2020 Download »

New prospectus requirements: a corporate issuer's perspective
Bahar Rashid / Kaegi Urs,

IFLR, December/January 2019, p. 72-73

Download »
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Speaking Engagements

Datenwolken über dem Bankgeschäft
Bahar Rashid,

17. Zürcher Tagung zu Entwicklungen im Finanzmarktrecht, 16 June 2020, Zürich

Open Banking Standards
Bahar Rashid,

EIZ-Tagung Quo Vadis – Finanzplatz Schweiz?, 23. September 2020, Zürich

Transparenz der Aktionäre, Abschaffung der Inhaberaktien
Bahar Rashid,

GesKR-Tagung zum neuen Aktienrecht, 30. Juni 2020 (Verschiebung vorbehalten 21. Oktober 2020), Zürich

more speaking engagements