Switzerland

SPA negotiations, structuring and merger integration 

The acquisition of a business can strengthen your market position and open up new markets, regions and technologies. Selling a company may support your strategic reorientation or your succession planning. But there are also risks involved. Carefully drafted and negotiated agreements, balanced representations and warranties and tailored purchase price adjustment mechanism give you the required comfort and clarity in the transaction.

Our Services

From the development of your transaction structure to the drafting of contracts and subsequent business integration, we are your professional partner with multidisciplinary national and international competence. In particular, we provide services in the following areas:

  •  Structuring of transaction

 


  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts (including letters of intent, sale and purchase or investment agreements, merger or transfer of assets agreements) and of any associated documents


  • Preparation and support in execution of the signing and closing of a transaction (including drafting of closing memorandums)



  • Review of employment matters (including transfer and/or termination of employment contracts, information and consultation duties)


  • Advice on restrictions in relation to the acquisition of real estate in Switzerland by foreigners and foreign entities


  • Post-closing corporate issues (e.g. shareholders' and directors' meetings, restructurings, mergers, liquidations, etc.)


  • Post-closing contractual issues (e.g. representations and warranties, price adjustments, etc.)


  • Support in the integration process following completion (i.e. service level agreements (including IT-agreements), inter-company agreements, lease agreements, etc)



Peter Fatzer

Peter Fatzer

Partner, Attorney-at-Law

+41 58 249 41 95

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