• "Praised for delivering the best service possible."

     

    Legal 500 2017

  • "We get gold standard service; the work is of exquisite quality."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "They dig into the background of the case where necessary but are to the point and fee conscious."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Their connectivity with internal and external stakeholders is excellent."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "The firm’s extremely lean deal teams build nicely upon internal synergies and expertise."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "The best mix of dedication and knowledge."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "A leading firm thanks to its involvement in some of the country's most prominent and high-value transactions."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "A top class practice with a dynamic and highly intelligent approach."

     

    Legal 500 2018

  • "The lawyers are excellent, they are very responsive and take the heavy work off your shoulders."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "Spending money on this firm is always a good investment."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "The quality is impressive in every way."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "A deep bench of highly experienced and competent practitioners."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "Has specialists for all relevant deal aspects."

     

    Client in The Legal 500 2015

  • "The team is experienced and straightforward – my number one choice."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Absolutely great service."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

  • "The top-notch practice at Bär & Karrer provides excellent service and impresses with its strength in depth."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Market leader with experts located in Zürich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug."

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

  • "The team is very consistent, extremely responsive, solution-oriented and experienced."

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

  • "The lawyers are used to working with clients who like quick turnarounds."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "The team is technically excellent and more pragmatic and commercial than others."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "A legal powerhouse."

     

    Legal 500 2014

 

 

 

Mergers & Acquisitions

 

We have extensive experience and expertise in dealing with complex domestic and cross-border transactions. We act on major deals as well as on smaller transactions. We advise our clients on the full range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions and divestments of privately owned companies, auctions, friendly and hostile takeovers, spin-offs, mergers, transaction finance, and restructurings.

 

Our mergers & acquisitions practice covers a range of industries including industrial groups, pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, technology firms, and energy providers. We act for corporate buyers and sellers, private investors as well as private equity funds and their financial advisers.

 

  • Structuring transactions
  • Due diligence
  • Drafting and negotiation of the transaction documentation
  • Securing regulatory permits, clearances and tax rulings
  • Organizing of signing and closing
  • Implementing transactions

 

 

 

 

Key Contact


 

Public M&A

Dr. Dieter Dubs

Partner

 

Dr. Mariel Hoch

Partner

Private M&A / Private Equity Zurich

Private M&A / Private Equity Geneva

M&A / Corporate Transactions Zurich

M&A / Corporate Transactions Geneva


 

Team Leaders

Laura Widmer

Counsel


 

Team Members

Paolo Ader

Associate

Faton Aliu

Associate

Hanna Brozzo

Associate

Edoardo Buzzi

Associate

Antonio Calvo

Associate

Anna Capaul

Associate

Dr. Nicolas Dommer

Associate

Nadina Duss

Associate

Raphael Egger

Associate

Dr. Tiffany Ender

Associate

Sandro Fehlmann

Associate

Dr. Joel Fischer

Associate

Silvio Grunder

Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Beda Kaufmann

Associate

Dr. Christian Kunz

Associate

Dr. Daniel Küpfer

Associate

Joanna Long

Associate

Michel Morelato

Associate

Dr. Vera Naegeli

Associate

Grégory Pauli

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Dr. Martina Plüss

Associate

Marc Poltéra

Associate

Daniel Raun

Associate

Laurent Riedweg

Associate

Jonatan Riegler

Associate

Rocco Rigozzi

Associate

Michael Rohrer

Associate

Tim Salz

Associate

Dr. Nina Sauerwein

Associate

Lukas Scherer

Associate

Micha Schilling

Associate

Lukas Stocker

Associate

Yves Suter

Associate

Annette Weber

Associate

David Weimann

Associate

Gadi Winter

Associate

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Z

Deals & Cases

30.11.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Cowen on the Acquisition of Quarton Group more »
19.11.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banking Syndicate in the Rights Offering of ARYZTA more »
13.11.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Credit Suisse on the ECA Financing and Collateral Structure for the Ankara - Nidge Highway Project in Turkey more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Cross-border mergers after Brexit with Switzerland
Neeracher Christoph / Kaufmann Beda / Annasohn Raphael,

Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Global Guide 2018

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Private Equity in Switzerland
Neeracher Christoph / Seiler Philippe / Annasohn Raphael,

Getting the Deal Through: Market Intelligence - Private Equity 2018

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Debt enforcement and bankruptcy changes
Neeracher Christoph / Jagmetti Luca,

IFLR Magazine November 2018

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more publications

Speaking Engagements

Relationship Agreements zwischen Gesellschaften und Grossaktionären
Dubs Dieter,

21. Zürcher Konferenz (Veranstalter: Europa Institut der Universität Zürich), Zürich, 4. September 2018

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Unternehmen und Kapitalmarkt
Neeracher Christoph / Jagmetti Luca / Schreiber Susanne / Seiler Philippe / Annasohn Raphael,

Unternehmen und Kapitalmarkt, Unternehmenstransaktionen, Wirtschaftsrecht für Manager, Modul Kapitalmarktrecht (Veranstalter Universität St. Gallen), St. Gallen, 21. August 2018

Vorlesung im Rahmen des LL.M. / CAS M&A und Gesellschaftsrecht
Raun Daniel,

(Veranstalter: Zentrum für Weiterbildung der Universität Zürich (ZWB)), 20. Januar 2018, Zürich

more speaking engagements