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National Leader

Switzerland - M&A 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andreas Müller is a “superb practitioner” with an established reputation among market commentators for his expertise on public and private mergers.


Andreas Müller focuses on public and private mergers & acquisitions, private equity, and capital markets (including IPOs and innovative structures). He also advises on matters of corporate governance, shareholder activism and executive compensation, as well as corporate law and securities regulation. He heads Homburger's Executive Compensation and Employment team.

Recent work includes assisting Aryzta in the disposal of its North American business and the takeover offer proposed by Elliot Advisors, Dufry in its strategic JV with Alibaba Group, Dufry's acquisition of the remaining equity interest in Hudson and its various capital markets transactions (CHF 820m rights offering with commitments from Alibaba Group and Advent International; placement of CHF 69.5m mandatory convertible notes; placement of 5.5m shares; placement of CHF 350m convertible bonds); ABB in the separation and divestment of its Power Grids business to Hitachi; VectivBio in its cross-over and other financings; Silversmith Capital Partners and Appfire Technologies in their acquisition of beecom Products; Therachon in its sale to Pfizer.

Andreas Müller is an authorized issuers' representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Andreas Müller frequently publishes and speaks on topics within his fields of expertise. He is the chair of the editorial board of a legal periodical on corporate and capital markets law (Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht, GesKR) and co-editor of the commentary on the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation in Public Companies.

Andreas Müller has a law degree and a doctorate from the University of Basel and holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

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