Capital Markets

Practice Areas

We advise banks, insurance companies and other financial service providers on complex national and international capital markets law  issues. The SIX Swiss Exchange recognizes lawyers of the firm as knowledgeable representatives of issuers. On this basis, we support companies planning an IPO. We advise listed companies on all matters relating to stock-exchange legislation, such as ad-hoc disclosures and the reporting of management transactions.

Our services include the following:

  • Structuring and transaction advisory services for issuers
  • Public and private placements (incl. IPOs)
  • Drafting contracts and prospectuses
  • “Swiss finish” for international issuance programmes or offering documentation
  • Advice in dealing with regulatory compliance in connection with securities offerings
  • Advice regarding legal issues relating to collective investment schemes
  • Ad-hoc disclosures, management transactions, prohibition on insider trading and other market conduct rules
  • Corporate governance, compensation

“Prager Dreifuss AG is praised for its ‘outstanding responsiveness and dedication to client needs’.” (Legal 500, 2016)

Main Contacts

Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger

Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger

Daniel Hayek

Daniel Hayek