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M&A, private equity and financings

Badertscher Attorneys regularly advise and support clients in various business sectors such as banking and finance, trade, energy, pharmaceutical, medical technology, insurance, natural resources, media, ICT and other industries with regard to M&A transactions and financings (venture capital and private equity), IPOs and capital market transactions as well as for all other Swiss and/or international transactions such as the purchase of shares or companies, management buy-outs, leverage buy-outs, spin-offs, friendly and unfriendly takeovers, public offerings and listings at Swiss and international stock exchanges, squeeze-outs etc.

Our services range from legal advice for the search of suitable target companies and financing partners, legal support for all transaction steps such as the bidding process, transaction structuring, due diligence procedures, negotiations with all persons involved as well as the drafting of the necessary contracts and other documentation, the obtaining of official authorisations, the representation before competent authorities, the closing preparation as well as the management and monitoring of the transaction’s completion.

We negotiate and document all necessary agreements, authorisation requests and all other necessary legal bases and documents such as:

Takeover bids
Due diligence reports
Stock purchase and sale contracts (trade sales)
Share issue and listing prospectus
Growth financings (seed money, early and later stage financings and venture capital)
Management buy-out contracts
Leverage buy-out contracts
Contracts for the take-over of company parts including anti-trust and competition law
Requests for necessary official approvals
We also find solutions for all types of competition law issues and possible restrictions related to joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions as well as vertical agreements and helpclients with a dominant position to comply with applicable antitrust regulations.

Your contact persons


Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner


lic. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Partner