Prager Dreifuss


Mühlebachstrasse 6
8008 Zürich

+ 41 44 254 55 55

+ 41 44 254 55 99

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Daniel Hayek
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Managing Partner: Dr. Hans-Ulrich Brunner
Managing Partner: Dr. Christian Casanova

Quick facts:

Lawyers: 40
Partners: 15
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Mandarin, Swedish

PRAGER DREIFUSS is one of Switzerland’s leading law firms for business law. We offer outstanding quality and strive for solutions for our clients that are adapted to legal and economic realities. Our attention is equally focused on legal issues as on controlling business risks. With years of experience and in-depth expertise, PRAGER DREIFUSS is ideally positioned to advise and support international and domestic clients in a wide field of legal matters.

The Insolvency & Restructuring team is "Efficient and devoted to their clients' needs" with clients stating: "They really care, you get the partners' time, creativity and input."

The Competition & Regulatory Team: Clients value the "responsiveness and client dedication and its high levels of availability, quick perception and excellent analytical thinking."

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt, derivatives and equity
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring and insolvency 
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance

Banking & Finance:
Daniel Hayek
Dr. Andreas Moll

Recent transactional highlights

  • Advising a syndicate of lenders on Swiss issues in refinancing of USD 900 million of a group of chemical industry companies.

Corporate & M&A:
Dr. Andreas Moll

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising a Swiss energy trading company with regard to corporate and transactional in the unbundling of the Swiss energy sector.

Insolvency & Restructuring:
Daniel Hayek

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Assisted Attestor Value Master Fund with the analysis of bankruptcy claims.
  • Leading a group of bondholders in negotiations and litigation proceedings against Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and the European Commission;

Capital Markets:
Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger

Dr. Michael Mosimann

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Providing advice with respect to regulatory requirements of the distribution of foreign collective investment schemes in Switzerland, including several ICOs (initial coin offerings).

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