The firm at a glance
Swiss business law firm advising and representing enterprises and entrepreneurs in all aspects of commercial law – transactions, proceedings, investigations and regulatory matters, both in a domestic and a global context.
Consistently ranked as a top-tier firm in the core practice areas by all international rankings and client guides.
Selected client quotes
“Homburger excel in their passion to provide the best possible advice to their clients and to organise the collaboration in an effective and efficient way”
“They are very responsive and open to discussion with us and then able to put pen to the paper.”
“They don’t only see the risks but also the way forward.”
Homburger is also credited with “a great reputation in the market”, “excellent responsiveness and quality”, and “a straightforward, common-sense approach”.
Selected recent work highlights
- Advised Roche on the refinancing of its $7.5 billion revolving credit facility under Swiss law.
- Represented AMAG, the independent Swiss importer of cars of the VW Group, as defendant in "Dieselgate" mass litigation.
- Advised fintech group Amun on the first cryptocurrency linked collateralised exchange traded product worldwide.
- Advised Credit Suisse on the IPO (worth 2.1 billion Swiss francs) of Medacta Group on SIX Swiss Exchange.
- Advised ABB on its US$11 billion divestment of the power grids business to Hitachi and on structuring the return of the net cash proceeds to shareholders in a tax-efficient way.
- Conducted a global corruption investigation for an international industrial group.
- Advised UBS on establishing the first disintermediation platform for mortgage financing maintained by a major mortgage lender.
- Represented Swatch Group, Rolex, Patek Philippe and CSEM in patent enforcement proceedings before the Swiss Federal Patent Court.
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Crisis management
- Employment law and executive compensation
- Investigations and enforcement
- Private clients
- Real estate
- Technology and digital economy
- White-collar crime