Thomas M. Brönnimann

Niederer Kraft Frey - Switzerland



+41 58 800 8353

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Thomas Brönnimann’s practice focuses on capital markets and private and public M&A transactions, with a particular focus on listed entities and other large enterprises. Thomas also advises listed companies on corporate law and governance matters and on securities regulations. Other areas of work include financings through the credit spectrum.

  • Advised ASSA ABLOY AG (publ) on the indirect acquisition of a 54% controlling interest in agta record ag. The transaction value amounts to approx. EUR 933 million.
  • Advised UBS AG, as Sole Global Coordinator, in connection with Bell Food Group’s rights offering. The gross proceeds from the capital increase are expected to amount to approximately CHF 612.6 million.
  • Advised New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as lead investor in connection with Addex Therapeutics Ltd.’s (Addex) CHF 40 million non-preemptive capital increase.
  • Advised mobilezone holding ag and Bank Vontobel AG, as Sole Lead Manager, in connection with mobilezone holding ag’s rights offering. The offering generated gross proceeds of CHF 81.6 million.
  • Advised the underwriters on the IPO of gategroup Holding AG on SIX Swiss Exchange. The market capitalization of the company following the IPO is expected to be CHF 2.064 million to CHF 2.618 million.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Investment management
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Switzerland

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, New York (2004)
  • Admitted to the Bar (Rechtsanwalt) (2001)
  • lic. iur., University of St.Gallen (1998)