Frédéric Bétrisey

Bär & Karrer - Switzerland



+41 58 261 57 00

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Banking and finance
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

Frédéric Bétrisey has a long standing practice in banking and finance. He advises banks and borrowers on all types of banking and finance transactions, including trade and commodity finance, acquisition finance, equipment financing, financial lease and syndicated lending. He also advises financial institutions on a variety of regulatory aspects and assists financial intermediaries in connection with their securities lending and derivative transactions, with a particular focus on the legal issues and documentation relating to netting arrangements and the issuance and distribution of collective investment schemes and structured products.

In recent years, Frédéric Bétrisey has also assisted originators, arrangers and trustees in connection with the securitisation of Swiss law receivables, in particular in respect of residential mortgages (RMBS transactions), consumer credits and leasing agreements.

  • Advised Revival Healthcare Capital on its USD 90 Million Series E Financing to Swiss Medtech Company Distalmotion
  • Advised the Canton of Geneva on the Issuance of its First Social Bond
  • Advised UBP on its First Issuance of Bonds
  • Advised Crédit Agricole next bank (Suisse) on its Covered Bon Programme
  • Advised Banque Cantonale de Genève on the Increase of the Capital of La Foncière

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Financial services

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA)

  • lic. iur., University of Geneva, (1994)
  • lic. sc. pol., University of Geneva, (1994)