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

     

    Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "The best mix of dedication and knowledge."

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Absolutely great service."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "A legal powerhouse."

     

    Legal 500 2014

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

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

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Has specialists for all relevant deal aspects."

     

    Client in The Legal 500 2015

 

 

 

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

M&A / Corporate Transactions


 

Team Leaders

Laura Widmer

Counsel


 

Team Members

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Deals & Cases

18.01.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises EGSB on the Purchase of a Majority Stake in Bauwerk Boen more »
16.01.2018
Bär & Karrer Advises Hügli Holding on the Public Tender Offer of the Bell Food Group more »
22.12.2017
Tamedia Announces Public Tender Offer for Goldbach Group more »
more deals & cases

Publications

M&A in Switzerland
Neeracher Christoph / Seiler Philippe,

Getting the Deal Through: Market Intelligence - M&A 2017

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Anwendbarkeit der Business Judgment Rule bei take private-Transaktionen
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GesKR 3/2017

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Lease of Personnel and Outsourcing within a Group of Companies
Hsu Peter / Stoltz Thomas / Schott Markus / Widmer Laura / Lerch Marina,

Bär & Karrer Briefing August 2017

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more publications

Speaking Engagements

Vertragsverhandlungen: Dokumente im Verhandlungsstadium
Neeracher Christoph / Jagmetti Luca / Seiler Philippe,

CAS Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law (Veranstalter: Universität Zürich, LL.M.), Oktober 2017, Zürich

Aktienkapital: Nennwert, Erhöhung und Herabsetzung
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GesKR-Tagung zur Aktienrechtsrevision (Veranstalter: GesKR), 31. Januar 2017, Zürich

Schadloshaltungsklauseln in M&A-Verträgen
Watter Rolf,

19. Zürcher Konferenz Mergers & Acquisitions (Veranstalter: Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich), 1. September 2016, Zürich

more speaking engagements