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Urs Kägi advises listed and non-listed companies on a broad range of corporate and regulatory matters. A main focus of his work is on M&A transactions, including mergers, spin-offs, public offers, joint ventures, complex intra-group restructurings, relocations, as well as private equity and family succession transactions.

  • Advised Constellium on the sale of rolling business assets in Sierre, Switzerland, to Novelis
  • Advised Highlight Event and Entertainment and Highlight Communications on the takeover of Constantin Medien and related proxy fights
  • Advised UBS on its shared services transfer to UBS Business Solutions AG
  • Advised Lonza on the entering into a strategic partnership with Sanofi to establish a large-scale biologics production facility

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial restructuring
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Banking

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Insurance

  • All Swiss Courts

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Recognized Representative for the Listing of Securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association (SJV)

  • University of Fribourg: Dr. iur. (2012); Peter-Jäggi-Award (for the best dissertation in the area of private law of the faculty of law of Fribourg) Professor-Walther-Hug-Award (for the best law dissertations in Switzerland); Joseph-Vigener-Award (for the best dissertations of the University of Fribourg)
  • University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley): LL.M. (2011)
  • University of St. Gallen: lic. iur. (2003)