Corporate / M&A

Our experience, drive, commitment and negotiation skills ensure successful transactions, corporate solutions and freedom to act. We instantly bring a specialist team to the table that will think outside the box and efficiently delivers and implements solutions. We believe in “smart thinking, successful execution”.

  • Structuring and executing company sales, purchases and auctions as well as joint ventures, with a particular focus on cross-border transactions
  • Public takeovers and defense, handling shareholder activism, proxy fights
  • Private equity transactions such as buy-outs and venture capital
  • Equity Capital market transactions (ECM), including flotations, capital increases and other transactions for corporate and acquisition financing
  • Advice on corporate and security law
  • Restructuring and reorganization transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

    Described the “Swiss M&A powerhouse” by Chambers, we are actively involved in corporate acquisitions, auctions, mergers, as well as public tender offers, drawing on our wealth of experience. In this respect, we place special emphasis on cross-border transactions. Our services are aimed at public and private companies, their directors and investors, as well as entrepreneurs from all economic sectors. Our core competencies include:

    • Mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures (domestic and global)
    • Public takeovers
    • Real estate transactions
  • Equity Capital Market and Private Equity

    Other focus areas are support and execution of capital markets transactions (IPOs, share placements), private equity, venture capital, and corporate restructurings. Our core competencies include:

    • Equity capital market (ECM) transactions including IPOs, capital increases and other corporate finance transactions
    • Private equity and venture capital transactions
    • Restructurings and reorganizations
  • Corporate and Securities Law

    We provide advice and support with the increasingly important area of employee participation. We also provide support in shareholders’ meetings of listed companies, consult on say-on-pay regulations, and support clients in compliance with securities and other reporting obligations. Furthermore, we advise on corporate litigation and investigations. Our core competencies include:

    • General corporate legal advisory services
    • Employee participation
    • Corporate litigation and internal investigations
  • Bulletin
  • News
  • Publications

Homburger advises Santhera on the First Exchange Offer for a Convertible Bond in Switzerland and Issuance of New Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due 2024

Deals & Cases

Homburger honored with IFLR Europe awards for Swiss Firm of the Year and Swiss Corporate Firm of the Year as well as with the Rising Star award for David Borer


Homburger advised the Underwriters on the IPO of PolyPeptide Group AG on SIX Swiss Exchange

Deals & Cases

A Statutory Business Judgment Rule for China’s Company Law: Theoretical and Comparative Considerations