Corporate M&A 2019

Last Updated: 10 June 2019

Corporate M&A 2019 - Comparisons

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Last Updated: 10 June 2019

Contributors:
Homburger
(Law and Practice)

Bär & Karrer AG
(Trends and Developments)


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Contributors:
Homburger
(Law and Practice)

Bär & Karrer AG
(Trends and Developments)


About the contributors:
Homburger

was established in 1957 and has become one of the largest Swiss law firms, with more than 150 professionals, including certified tax experts and support professionals. As a leading Swiss corporate law firm, Homburger advises and represents enterprises and entrepreneurs in all aspects of commercial ... law, including transactions, proceedings and complex cases in a domestic and global context. The corporate/M&A team offers clients expert advice and support with M&A, joint ventures, equity capital market transactions, private equity and venture capital, as well as corporate governance. It is actively involved in corporate acquisitions, auctions, mergers and public tender offers, and places special emphasis on cross-border transactions. The firm’s services are aimed at public and private companies, their directors and investors, as well as entrepreneurs from all economic sectors.


Bär & Karrer AG

has extensive experience of dealing with complex domestic and cross-border transactions, acting on major deals as well as smaller transactions. The firm has 25 partners, one counsel, 50 associates and 20 trainees, with offices in Zürich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. It advises 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. The M&A practice covers a range of industries – including industrial groups, pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, technology firms and energy-providers – and acts for corporate buyers and sellers, private investors, as well as private equity funds and their financial advisers. The services provided include due diligence, drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation, securing regulatory permits, clearances and tax rulings, organising of signing and closing, and implementing transactions.