We’ll accompany you at every step of your M&A transactions, whether you’re selling, buying, entering into a joint venture, merging, or otherwise restructuring.
We will prepare or conduct the due diligence, structure and negotiate the deal, draft the relevant legal documents and close the transaction.
Our legal experts guide you through the process step-by-step and support you with their experience on how best to structure, set up, negotiate and close your M&A transaction.
If you’re selling, we optimize your chances of receiving a higher valuation and better terms by ensuring you’re backed up by a solid legal structure.
If you’re buying, we analyze what’s truly important in your target and provide you with a comprehensive, yet concise and strategically relevant report. We give you strategically actionable advice based on our findings.
Our legal experts are highly trained and experienced in M&A negotiations and will ensure to maximize the value of your deals by conceiving bespoke win-win solutions. We know how to deal with necessary tensions and conflicts, but will avoid escalation or pettiness and always aim to create value.
We tailor all the required legal documents and corporate actions to your specific needs, using continuously improved state-of-the-art drafting software and templates. This means that our documentation is bespoke and flawless. You will not be paying for a junior’s time copy-pasting clauses and adjusting outdated word templates.
Seeking legal advice very early in the discussions, usually at the time of the letter of intent or even earlier, will ensure that both parties get the best out of the deal and that expectations are met and taken in account throughout.
The quality of the first draft legal documents is a critical factor for fast, successful and efficient deals. Ideally, we use our state-of-the-art templates for best-in-class speed and quality.
The type, origin, organization, industry, way of negotiating and knowledge of Swiss law of your counterparties will affect the time required and the number of negotiation rounds.
We’re a growing team of 10+ legal professionals – our M&A experts include:
Elie is the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at LEXR. He is focused on advising Swiss and international founders, start-ups, companies of diverse sizes, and investors in all types of M&A transactions, including namely sales, purchases, mergers, demergers, carve-outs, management buy-outs, joint ventures, and many others.
Elie Bourdilloud, Head of M&A and Legal Counsel
Michele is focused on corporate and commercial law and has a strong background in M&A transactions.
At LEXR he advises Swiss and international founders, start-ups and investors – from incorporation to the first investment rounds, risk financing, complex business transactions and exits.
Michele Vitali, Head of Startup Financing and Venture Capital
Christian has advised tech-companies and regulated industries on all legal matters and has built a strong track record on helping startups to get off the ground and get funded.
Christian Meisser, CEO & Legal Counsel
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