Corporate and M&A

Python Practice Areas Corporate and M&A

Our corporate and M&A department has been advising on corporate matters and transactions for 40 years. We have been assisting our clients in all types of domestic and cross-border transactions including stock and asset deals, mergers, spin-offs and co-investments. We also advise multinational companies in their restructuring projects or when they establish a presence in Switzerland.

Our primary goal is to serve our clients with business-oriented and sound advice. With our unique experience, we can provide quick and efficient solutions to all kind of legal issues. We are also closely working with our colleagues of Python tax department and offer one-stop-shop services in corporate and tax matters.

  • Start-ups

    Our corporate and M&A attorneys advise our start-up clients on all the most important corporate issues that they face.

    These include, but are not limited to, the selection of the most suitable company form (for example, LLC (GmbH) Ltd (AG) or Limited Partnership), advice on and the preparation of all applicable company documents (Memorandum, Articles of Association etc), drafting co-founder agreements, advice on the appointment of directors and on employment contracts, shareholder agreements and shareholder rights, all startup administrative and compliance matters, financing transactions, venture capital etc.

  • SMEs

    Our corporate and M&A attorneys advise our SME clients on all corporate and M&A matters, including but not limited to, corporate governance (such as board of director matters and stockholder/voting agreements), share purchase agreements, asset sale agreements, equity ownership structuring, stock option plans, intellectual property licensing agreements, trade secrets, non disclosure and confidentiality agreements, restructuring and recapitalization, debt and loan transactions, strategic alliances, joint ventures and other partnership transactions, due diligence, mergers etc.

  • Multinationals

    Our corporate and M&A attorneys advise our multinational corporate clients on the full range of corporate and M&A matters, including but not limited to, corporate governance issues, share purchase and share sale agreements, cross border asset sale agreements, equity ownership structuring, stock option plans, intellectual property licensing agreements, restructuring and recapitalization, debt and loan transactions, strategic alliances, joint ventures and other partnership transactions, all stages of acquisition and due diligence, mergers, acquisitions, tax optimization etc.

  • Others

    Our corporate and M&A attorneys advise major Swiss and international organizations, sport federations, NGOs, non-profit corporations, citizens groups, associations, foundations and public interest organizations on all corporate and M&A matters, ranging from the preparation of all applicable corporate documents, to assisting with all corporate governance matters, from the appointment and dismissal of directors, to assistance with all administrative and compliance matters, from drafting intellectual property licensing agreements, to advising on joint ventures and other partnerships etc.