Christoph Neeracher

Bär & Karrer - Switzerland



+41 58 261 5264

Market leader


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Private equity
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Consumer goods and services
Financial services
Industrials and manufacturing

Christoph Neeracher specializes in international and domestic M&A transactions (focusing on private M&A and private equity transactions, including secondary buyouts, public to private transactions and distressed equity), transaction finance, venture capital, startups, corporate restructurings, relocations, corporate law, general contract matters (e.g. joint ventures, partnerships and shareholders agreements) and all directly related areas such as employment matters for key employees (e.g. employee participation and incentive agreements).

He is experienced in a broad range of national and international transactions both sell and buy side (including corporate auction processes) and the assistance of clients in their ongoing corporate and commercial activities. Additionally, Christoph Neeracher represents clients in litigation proceedings relating to his specialization.

  • Advised Horn & Company on the Acquisition of GEM Consulting
  • Advised Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on USD 7 Billion Take-Private Acquisition of Focus Financial Partners
  • Advised the Farner Group on the Expansion of its Agency Alliance "Team Farner" with Affective Advisory
  • Advised the Sellers on the Sale of a Majority Stake in Norline Group

  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Financial restructuring

  • Consumer goods
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Transport

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • German - Swiss Association of Legal Professionals
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • IPBA (Inter-Pacific Bar Association)

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