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Oliver Beldi

Work +41 31 328 75 75
Eversheds Sutherland

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Oliver Beldi is Partner in the international company/commercial team and acts for private and public companies in a variety of sectors. He leads the commercial law practice as well as the Transport and Energy sector groups in Switzerland.

Oliver advises in particular on M&A as well as on all corporate law matters. His clients include SMEs, multi-nationals and private equity houses. He regularly advises on commercial contracts with an emphasis on IT-related agreements and supports clients in negotiations.

Oliver studied law at the University of Berne and was admitted to the Berne Bar in 2002. He holds a Master of European and International Business Law and a CAS Certified Global Negotiator from the University of St. Gallen. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, he worked as legal counsel in the transaction department of a big-four accountancy firm, with a focus on M&A and corporate and commercial matters. Thereafter, he worked as in-house counsel for a large US information technology company in Switzerland.

Oliver is a member of the Berne and Swiss Bar Associations and the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC).




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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Eversheds Sutherland AG provides 'global access to subject matter experts and a personalised, 360 degree support' to its clients, with a major focus on cross-border transactions and multi-jurisdictional project management. A major highlight was Oliver Beldi's Swiss legal assistance to Eaton Corporation with the European-wide group restructuring and cash repatriation of Project Frontier, while Marc Nufer is advising Monsanto on the ongoing, Swiss-coordinated reorganisation of one of its European businesses. M&A specialist Urs Reinwald and 'professional, customer-oriented' partner Daniel Bachmann are also key attorneys.

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Within: Transport

The team at Eversheds Sutherland AG impresses with 'a sound knowledge of contracts relating to public procurement and public transport', 'honest and detailed communication', as well its 'an outstanding structuring and delivery of documents'. Railway procurement projects and corporate advice constitute major focus areas, alongside liability law, air transport and related passenger rights, road transport law, as well as shipping and trade finance matters. 'Extremely professional, reliable and precise' head of transport Oliver Beldi provided an early case assessment for Airbus Helicopters, which aims to terminate a commercial agreement with a supplier of helicopter parts due to quality issues. Public transport expert Bruno Schoch 'shows very high flexibility and is able to identify risks and describe successful solutions', while transport liability and insurance partner Barbara Klett is another key member of the department.

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