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BianchiSchwald LLC

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 4SwitzerlandEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

BianchiSchwald acts for clients from a variety of sectors such as transportation, technology, distribution and life sciences on corporate transactions. The team assists with cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, divestments and LBOs. The law firm also advises on the establishment of companies in Switzerland and restructuring matters, and often represents private individuals and family businesses, as well as larger corporate and private equity clients.

Strengths

One source describes BianchiSchwald's team as "service-oriented, swift to respond and excellent technicians and negotiators."

Clients also state: "We were very happy with the team's service, high-quality work and good personal relationships."

Work highlights

Advised Banque Profil de Gestion on the contractual and regulatory aspects of its purchase of One Swiss Bank.

Notable practitioners

Manuel Bianchi della Porta is a Geneva-based practitioner with a diverse corporate practice. He assists with cross-border acquisitions and private equity investments. He garners praise from one source for his "availability, excellent legal analysis and attentiveness to the needs and requests of the client."

Thomas Schmid heads the corporate practice and regularly advises on acquisitions, joint ventures and LBOs. Clients say: "He is able to lead and guide us to breakthrough proposals, convince the opposite parties of these solutions and draft the respective agreements in an efficient and quick manner."

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Overview

BianchiSchwald has a strong track record in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and guides clients through all stages of multifaceted transactions, including acquisitions and divestments, friendly and hostile takeovers, spin-offs, mergers as well as restructurings and post-closing implementations.

Given the complexities and the requirements of M&A transactions, our corporate and M&A practice brings together the knowledge and expertise of our various practice groups to form highly-experienced teams focused on and tailored to the needs of our clients and the specific transaction.

BianchiSchwald’s corporate and M&A practice advises national and international clients, including both privately held as well as public companies, from a wide range of industry sectors.

In addition, our team has ample experience in providing services and advice in all areas of corporate law, including corporate governance and corporate housekeeping, internal reorganizations and compliance.

CORE EXPERTISE
- Corporate divestments and acquisitions, mergers and spin-offs;
- Joint ventures;
- Reorganizations and restructurings;
- Private equity and venture capital;
- Financing transactions such as capital increases, issuance of bonds, mezzanine financing;
- Corporate governance;
- Corporate housekeeping;
- Compliance;
- Corporate and M&A-related litigation and arbitration.

Corporate/M&A

BianchiSchwald LLC

firm
Location

5 rue Jacques-Balmat

Geneva

Geneva

Switzerland

1204

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Switzerland

Corporate/M&A


Manuel Bianchi della Porta
Band 5
Thomas Schmid
Band 4