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1HomburgerCapital Markets2023 | Band 1 |Homburger is a stellar firm that is regularly mandated on high-profile IPOs and accelerated bookbuilding processes. The team represents domestic and international financial sector clients in note offerings and bond issuances. The practice also frequently acts for clients from the biotechnology industry. Homburger is a market-leading team for transactions involving the tokenisation of shares and private investments in public equity. The law firm advises on a number of cross-border transactions, particularly those involving the USA. 1Niederer Kraft FreyCapital Markets2023 | Band 1 |Niederer Kraft Frey is an outstanding team for IPOs and securitisation transactions. The practice is regularly mandated by issuers and financial institutions for international rights offerings. The law firm boasts standout specialised expertise covering prospectus drafting. The practice is highly esteemed for debt transactions, with particular expertise advising on bond issuances. The lawyers have significant experience of regulatory matters.
2AdvestraCapital Markets2023 | Band 2 |Advestra provides significant expertise in IPOs, share offerings, capital increases and accelerated bookbuilding processes. The team further demonstrates experience in bond placements, including green bonds and convertible bonds, as well as note issuance programmes. Advestra is regularly mandated by big-ticket international banks and provides guidance on cross-border matters. 2Baker McKenzieCapital Markets2023 | Band 2 |Baker McKenzie advises domestic and international companies on both debt and equity capital market transactions, with a number of clients from the life sciences and real estate sectors. The team possesses particular expertise in assisting banks and issuers with international capital increases thanks to the firm's extensive global network. The practice is increasingly active in the structured products side and represents clients in bond issuances, bookbuilds and structured securities. 2Lenz & StaehelinCapital Markets2023 | Band 2 |Lenz & Staehelin boasts a comprehensive practice acting for both national and international banks and issuers on capital markets transactions. The team is particularly adept at handling IPOs, share placements and bond issuances. The law firm also advises on capital markets regulations, including assisting international associations with derivatives matters. 2Schellenberg Wittmer LtdCapital Markets2023 | Band 2 |Schellenberg Wittmer is a well-established team that acts for both issuers and banks on debt transactions, including assisting with bond issuances. The practice has notable experience of derivatives transactions, with further expertise in regulatory compliance and development. 2Walder Wyss LtdCapital Markets2023 | Band 2 |Walder Wyss is a respected practice that assists clients with securitisations and derivatives mandates, particularly with matters involving covered bonds and ABS. The team also advises companies on capital increases. The law firm's broad client base includes prominent names from the banking and financial services sectors. Walder Wyss is well regarded for regulatory compliance matters.
3Bär & Karrer LtdCapital Markets2023 | Band 3 |Bär & Karrer is a well-known firm advising clients on the full range of capital markets transactions. The team handles placements of shares through accelerated bookbuilding transactions, as well as bond and note issuances, including acting for Swiss municipalities on social bond issuances. It is a popular choice for clients from the financial services and life sciences industries. 3MLL LegalCapital Markets2023 | Band 3 |MLL Legal has particular experience in rights and public share offerings, as well as in the private placement of shares. The team is strong in equity capital markets transactions with an increasing presence on the debt capital markets and derivatives sides. The law firm advises domestic and international companies on related regulatory issues. 3PestalozziCapital Markets2023 | Band 3 |Pestalozzi acts for bookrunners and underwriters and regularly advises international clients on exchange listings and Swiss regulatory matters. The team is well suited to providing support on IPOs, as well as the private placement of shares. The practice also assists with securitisations and derivatives transactions.