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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "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 best mix of dedication and knowledge."

     

    Legal 500 2013

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

  • "A legal powerhouse."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "Praised for delivering the best service possible."

     

    Legal 500 2017

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    Legal 500 2016

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2015

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

     

    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

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2017

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "The quality is impressive in every way."

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

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

     

    Legal 500 2018

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Absolutely great service."

     

    Client in IFLR1000 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

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

     

    Chambers Europe 2018

  • "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

 

 

 

 

Senior Head M&A

Head Private M&A / Private Equity

Co-Head Public M&A

Dr. Mariel Hoch

Partner

Co-Head Public M&A

Dr. Dieter Dubs

Partner

Head M&A / Corporate Transactions

Geneva Head M&A

Lugano Head M&A


 

Team Leaders


 

Team Members

Paolo Ader

Associate

Faton Aliu

Associate

Daniel Bader

Partner

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

Anja Fuchs

Associate

Annina Hammer

Associate

Carlo Hunter

Trainee

Tobias A. Kallenbach

Jurist, Legal Engineer

Beda Kaufmann

Associate

Dr. Christian Kunz

Associate

Dr. Daniel Küpfer

Associate

Michel Morelato

Associate

Dr. Vera Naegeli

Associate

Grégory Pauli

Associate

Arnaud Philippe

Associate

Dr. Martina Plüss

Associate

Marc Poltéra

Associate

Selina Ragaz

Trainee

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

Rebecca Schori

Associate

Lukas Stocker

Associate

Sandrine Studer

Associate

Yves Suter

Associate

Annette Weber

Associate

David Weimann

Associate

Laura Widmer

Counsel

Gadi Winter

Associate

Raphael Wyss

Associate

Janine Wüst

Trainee

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Deals & Cases

25.06.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Cognita in a Transaction which Allows International School Zurich North to Join Cognita more »
12.06.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Patinex and BZ Bank on the Sale of NovImmune to Light Chain Bioscicence more »
12.06.2019
Bär & Karrer Advises Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB in the Acquisition of emapalumab more »
more deals & cases

Publications

Disclosure of Beneficial Owners and the Slow Death of Bearer Shares: The Implementation of the Recommendation of the Global Forum on Transparency
Bahar Rashid / Kägi Urs,

Bär & Karrer Briefing June 2019

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Trends and Developments Switzerland
Dubs Dieter,

Chambers Global Practice Guides, Corporate M&A 2020, Chambers & Partners, p. 2 - 4

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Switzerland: Reverse break fees
Kägi Urs / Küpfer Daniel,

IFLR, Link

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