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Eversheds Sutherland

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Advises on a number of inbound and outbound transactions, acting for international clients on the acquisition of Swiss companies, as well as representing shareholders in the divestment of Swiss companies to international buyers. Often assists with cross-border restructuring, joint ventures and private equity transactions. Advises clients from a broad range of sectors including energy and technology.

Strengths

Clients characterise the team as "extremely committed and dynamic."

Sources frequently highlight the lawyers for their pragmatism and responsiveness, with one interviewee also lauding them for being "on top of things."

Work highlights

Advised Atracsys on its acquisition by Smith & Nephew Group.

Notable practitioners

Marc Nufer acts for domestic and international clients from a variety of industry sectors on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He is "very solution-oriented and helps with strategic and tactical issues," according to interviewees.

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Overview

Eversheds Sutherland is a global brand with over 69 offices across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In Switzerland, Eversheds Sutherland maintains offices in Zurich, Zug, Geneva and Berne.

The Eversheds Sutherland M&A team offers national as well as international companies and entrepreneurs target-oriented and efficient advice in all aspects of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions and takeover regulations. We deliver pragmatic, economically viable and innovative solutions whereby we emphasise project management, cost control and communication. Eversheds Sutherland combines in-depth local knowhow with the necessary international expertise.


Our services include:

  • planning, structuring and implementing national and international M&A transactions
  • representing in negotiations
  • due diligence reviews and post-transaction integration
  • drafting of all contracts and legal documents
  • obtaining permits, licenses and tax rulings.

Members

Nufer, Marc (Head of Department)

Bätscher, Andrea

Daniel, Bachmann

Mosimann, Dr Michael

Oliver, Beldi

Olivier, Dunant

Patrick, Eberhardt

Troyanov, Cyril

Clients

DuPont de Nemours, USA

Heinz, USA

Hilton, USA

Ineos, Switzerland/UK

MeadWestvaco, USA

Microsoft, USA

Monsanto, USA

Parker Hannifin Corp., USA

Swiss Post

Tyco, USA

Industries

Diversified industrials

Financial institutions

Health care/Life science

IT

Transport

Corporate/M&A Department

Eversheds Sutherland

firm
Department location

Schwanengasse 1

Bern

Bern

Switzerland

3001

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