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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Capital markets : Equity
Private equity

Industry sectors:

Consumer goods and services
Financial services
Pharmaceuticals and life sciences

Alex Nikitine's practice focuses on domestic and international M&A transactions, public tender offers, IPOs, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate governance and general corporate, stock exchange and capital markets laws. His experience includes numerous transactions in these areas of expertise, in particular with companies in the Life Sciences, Banking or E-Commerce industry. Alex Nikitine represents clients in proceedings before the SIX Swiss Exchange and the Swiss Takeover Board (UEK). Alex Nikitine regularly publishes and speaks at conferences in his areas of expertise. He is a member of the board of examiners for the Swiss certified tax expert exams and a SIX Swiss Exchange recognised representative under article 43 Listing Rules.

• Advised Swiss Life on its successful placement of CHF 600 million hybrid bonds;

• Advised Bayer in a Joint Venture with CRISP Therapeutics AG to discover, develop and commercialize new breakthrough therapeutics to cure blood disorders, blindness, and congenital heart disease;

• Advised Zurich Cantonal Bank in a management buy-out transaction of its advisory service business relating to occupational pensions;

• Advised Glarner Kantonalbank on its IPO on the SIX Swiss Exchange;

• Advised SHL Telemedicine Ltd., a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions, in reverse triangular cross border merger with Shanghai Jiuchuan Investment (Group) Co., Ltd.

• Capital markets: Debt

• Capital markets: Equity

• M&A

• Private equity

• Banking

• Consumer goods and services

• Financial services

• Healthcare

• Pharma and life sciences

Zurich Bar Registry, admitted to practice in all Switzerland, and in the state of New York, USA

Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)

Zurich Bar Association

Basel University: lic. iur. (2000)

Harvard Law School: LL.M. (2004)

Zurich University: Dr. iur. (2007)