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Corporate Law/Transactions
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Another of our specialties is advice on all corporate legal issues and comprehensive legal counselling for companies in the implementation of M&A transactions involving third parties and government authorities in the following areas:
  • Planning, structuring and formation of companies
  • Corporate Governance, particularly compensation and independent shareholder representation
  • Compliance, particularly codes of conduct, data privacy, etc.
  • Financing and capital market transactions
  • M&A transactions
  • Stock exchange and capital market law
  • Defensive measures
  • Succession solutions for companies
  • Restructuring, reorganisation and dissolution of companies
  • Antitrust law
  • Tax law
Some Deals & Cases
Contribution of real property to real estate general partnership and planned conversion into stock corporation (AG) for succession process.
Coordination of worldwide merger controls as part of the acquisition of a publicly listed company in the machine-building industry.
Sale of a company for a client in the IT sector with partial integration through a merger.
Coordination of worldwide merger controls as part of the acquisition of a publicly listed company in the machine-building industry.
Successful defense against a hostile takeover of an OTC-traded media company, with effective acquisition of a white knight.
Sale of a company in the ICT sector.
Competition Commission proceedings involving interlocutory measures due to abuse of market power in the oil industry.
Restructuring, consolidation, and relocation of several pension funds.
Defense manual for mid-cap company publicly listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.
Tax-neutral split-up of a portfolio management company with shared back office company.
Acquisition of a 20% shareholding in an OTC-traded real estate company, with contribution in kind.
Sale (asset deal) of subsidiary of a Swiss industrial company, a world leader in commercial kitchen construction (3 billion in revenue), to an American company.
Upstream merger across several companies and countries for an oil company as part of restructuring efforts.
Establishment and formation of a compulsory stockpiling company for oil companies in Switzerland under the supervision of the Swiss Federal Office for National Economic Supply (BWL) and Carbura.
Private placement for a global leader in kitchen construction.
Acquisition of a 15% shareholding in an automotive supply company publicly listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, with contribution in kind.
Advice and representation for one of the largest local newspapers in greater Zurich, with well-known brand names, on all issues of trademark law and other intellectual property law.
Sale of the Swiss portion of a clothing store chain.
Competition Commission proceedings involving interlocutory measures due to abuse of market power in the oil industry.
Formation of a real estate company and construction company with real property as contribution in kind.
Creation of a code of conduct for a global industrial and trading company.
Restructuring of construction chemical companies as part of a large international oil company and sale to buyers from the Middle East.
Implementation of the Minder initiative for an industrial company with a change of company bylaws and other adjustments (organizational regulations, corporate governance report, compensation report, etc.)
Hostile takeover offer for a machine-building company publicly listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, with a majority takeover.
Drafting of model agreements for management, with consideration of the rules pursuant to the Minder initiative for industrial and trading companies.
Acquisition of a 20% shareholding in a machine-building company publicly listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.
Sale of a well-known watch and jewelry boutique with multiple locations in Switzerland.
Acquisition of a majority shareholding in a European wine magazine.
Restructuring of a real estate company for corporate succession.