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Alex Nikitine

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Head of the Corporate/M&A team at Walder Wyss. His practice focuses on domestic and international M&A transactions, public tender offers, IPOs and other public (ECM/DCM) offerings, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate governance and general corporate, stock exchange and capital markets laws. His experience includes numerous transactions in these areas of expertise, in particular with companies in the Life Sciences, Banking or E-Commerce industry. He represents clients in proceedings before the SIX Swiss Exchange, the Swiss Takeover Board (UEK) and the Swiss financial market supervisory authority FINMA. He is a member of the board of examiners for the Swiss certified tax expert exams and a SIX Swiss Exchange recognised representative under art. 43 Listing Rules.


Qualified in 2003 (all Swiss courts) and in 2008 (New York). Joined Walder Wyss in 2012. Foreign associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, in 2009. Partner at Walder Wyss since 2015.

Professional Memberships

Zurich, Swiss and International Bar Association, New York State Bar Association.


All publications are available on www.walderwyss.com/alex.nikitine.


Swiss and French citizen, born 1975. Graduated lic. iur. from University of Basel (summa cum laude, 2000), Dr. iur. from University of Zurich (2007), LL.M. from Harvard Law School (2004). Languages: English, German.