Mergers and acquisitions I Private Equity

We support our clients in negotiating and implementing corporate acquisitions and sales, mergers as well as spin-offs, joint ventures, management buy-outs and private equity transactions, both in the Swiss and international context. With regards to the fiscal structuring of transactions we cooperate with domestic and international tax experts.

Our services in this field particularly include:

  • Legal advice on the structuring and preparation of mergers and spin-offs as well as on stock purchases and asset deals
  • Legal advice on developing and negotiating acquisition financings
  • Preparation and execution of legal due diligence
  • Implementation of corporate law aspects in M&A transactions particularly with regards to the Swiss Merger Act
  • Drafting and negotiating merger agreements, share and asset purchase agreements
  • Legal transaction management for private equity financings and drafting of contractual documentation, such as investment and shareholders' agreements
  • Obtaining licenses and permits from administrative authorities especially competition authorities

Our arbitration and litigation experts are experienced in handling disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions. That experience is channeled into our consulting work.

Contact Persons

GLOOR & SIEGER – attorneys at law, Utoquai 37, CH-8008 Zurich, Telephone +41 (0)44 254 61 61,,
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