Urs Brügger

Urs Brügger
Office:
Brandschenkestrasse 90
8027
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 261 50 00
Fax:
+41 58 261 50 01

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Urs Brügger is partner at Bär & Karrer since 2000. His main areas of practice are financial market regulations, banking and corporate finance as well as corporate governance matter. His practice includes transactional services in public and private M&A as well as equity capital transactions.

Urs Brügger has extensive experience in advising Swiss public companies in governance and disclosure matters and supporting financial intermediaries in all kind of regulatory matters. He frequently represents listed companies, financial intermediaries and investors in regulatory enforcement proceedings. He also advised the board of directors of several listed companies in their takeover defenses, and assisted companies and underwriters in equity capital market transactions, including a Cantonal government in the privatisation of a Cantonal Bank.

WWL says: Urs Brügger is a big name in the Swiss market with a strong regulatory practice and deep expertise in equity transactions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Capital Markets

Urs Brügger's main areas of practice are corporate governance matters and financial market regulations as well as transactional services, including public and private M&A and equity capital market transactions.

Urs Brügger has extensive experience in advising Swiss public companies in all aspects of disclosure and reporting obligations (including accounting) and matters related to corporate governance covering compensation governance and executive employment issues as well. As second pillar of his practice, Urs Brügger regularly advises financial intermediaries, funds and large investors regarding regulatory matters. He supports banks in challenging regulatory situations including the voluntary run down of regulated activities.

He frequently represents listed companies, financial intermediaries and investors in regulatory enforcement proceedings. He also advised the board of directors of several listed companies with respect to shareholder activism and takeover defence.

Urs Brügger is a partner of Bär & Karrer since 2000 and before he served as member of the management committee and head of listing of SIX Swiss Exchange. He holds a law degree of the University of Zurich and the executive programme of the Stanford Business School. He is a member of the Zurich and the Swiss Bar Association.

In rankings, he is recognised as a highly regarded practitioner in his fields and praised for his profound understanding of the industry and clients' needs. He is recommended by clients for his pragmatic and commercially aware approach.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 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 prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

WWL says: Urs Brügger continues to impress market sources who consider him a go-to name for complex capital markets transactions. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Corporate Governance

Urs Brügger has been a partner at Bär & Karrer since 2000. His main areas of practice are financial market regulations, banking and corporate finance as well as corporate governance matter. His practice includes transactional services in public and private M&A as well as equity capital transactions.

Urs Brügger has extensive experience in advising Swiss public companies in governance and disclosure matters and supporting financial intermediaries in all kind of regulatory matters. He frequently represents listed companies, financial intermediaries and investors in regulatory enforcement proceedings. He also advised the board of directors of several listed companies in their takeover defences, and assisted companies and underwriters in equity capital market transactions, including a Cantonal government in the privatisation of a Cantonal Bank.

WWL says: Urs Brügger is a corporate specialist who receives commendations for his excellent work advising companies on a range of governance and regulatory issues.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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