Prager Dreifuss


Mühlebachstrasse 6
8008 Zürich

+41 44 254 5555

+41 44 254 5599

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Dr. Urs Brunner
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Managing Partner: Daniel Hayek
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Managing Partner: Dr. Christoph K. Graber
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 37
Partners: 15
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish

PRAGER DREIFUSS is one of Switzerland’s leading law firms for commercial law. With over 30 years of experience, recognized expertise and a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ business, we develop tailored solutions of the highest quality. We strive to find for our clients integrated, innovative solutions that are adapted to legal and economic realities. Uncompromising customer orientation and efficient structures guarantee flexibility, speed, and assertiveness. 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 M&A team deliver] quick and efficient advice."

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Banking & Finance:
Daniel Hayek
Dr. Andreas Moll

Recent transactional highlights

  • Advising a group of European energy companies (Shell, Uniper, Wintershall, Engie, OMV) on multibillion credit facilities to finance the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline;
  • Advising Cristal Inorganic Chemicals Ltd. on a USD25 million facility agreement.

Corporate & M&A:
Daniel Hayek
Dr. Andreas Moll
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Brunner

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Evatec Ltd. on an acquisition of a business segment Advanced Technologies from Oerlikon.

Insolvency & Restructuring:
Daniel Hayek

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas as the security agent of the bondholders in a settlement with the bankruptcy estate of Petroplus Marketing AG on bondholders' claims resulting from a USD1.75 billion bond (waterfall, subordination).

Capital Markets:
Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger

Brussels Office
Square Ambiorix 45
1000 Brussels
T: +32 2 537 0949
F: +32 2 537 2116

Berne Office
Schweizerhof-Passage 7
3011 Bern
T: +41 31 327 5454
F: +41 31 327 5499