Martin Anderson heads the M&A practice of the Geneva office of Bär & Karrer.
Martin Anderson's practice focuses on domestic and international M&A transactions (acquisitions and divestures in public and private companies, mergers), private equity transactions (assistance to investors, sellers and management teams in MBOs, venture capital and start-ups) and general corporate law (corporate governance, shareholders' agreements, joint ventures, restructurings, executive incentive arrangements).
Martin Anderson also regularly assists banks and other financial institutions on financing transactions (including structured financings), derivatives and financial products, asset management and regulatory matters.
Martin Anderson graduated in both law and business administration at the University of Geneva and was an assistant lecturer in finance at the University of Geneva. He is a recognised representative for the listing of securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange and a committee member of the Geneva Business Law Association (AGDA). He lectures on the legal aspects of M&A transactions at the University of Fribourg and is also a regular speaker at conferences and seminars dealing with corporate law and banking/finance topics.
Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 rank Martin Anderson as one of the leading lawyers in Switzerland in the areas of corporate/M&A and banking, and he has been recognised in the The Legal 500 "Hall of Fame" for having received constant praise by clients for continued excellence for at least seven consecutive years.
Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.
Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years.