Advestra > Zurich, Switzerland > Firm Profile
Advestra > The Legal 500 RankingsAdvestra hit the ground running since opening its doors at the beginning of 2020. The group has a track record of advising on equity and debt capital market transactions on matters such as IPOs, rights issues, PIPEs, accelerated book-buildings (ABBs) and other structures. Hybrid bonds, covered bonds, high-yield bonds and convertible bonds are also handled. The group’s client portfolio includes listed companies, Swiss and global investment banks, private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and other domestic and foreign financial and strategic investors. Thomas Reutter enjoys an excellent reputation in the market. He is supported by the up-and-coming Annette Weber, Alexander von Jeinsen and Sandro Fehlmann.
Other key lawyers:
‘Very knowledgeable and dynamic team, very client-focused.’
‘Very client-focused and adaptive, broad and relevant knowledge (Alexander von Jeinsen, Thomas Reutter).’
‘Highly competent and experienced, young and talented crowd, great firm reputation built in a very short time frame.’
‘Thomas Reutter: highly skilled and experienced lawyer.’
‘Alexander von Jeinsen and Annette Weber have high potential.’
‘Annette Weber is very hardworking, responsive and experienced in relevant transaction types.’
‘Alexander von Jeinsen: very good transactional experience, very good responsiveness, performs exceptionally well under pressure and within tight deadlines, gives sufficient exposure to his associates, is talented at handling large groups of stakeholders.’
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA)
ZKB (Zürcher Kantonalbank)
- Advised the banking syndicate on Molecular Partners AG’s Initial Public Offering in the United States and its listing on NASDAQ raising gross proceeds of approximately $63.8m.
- Acted as legal counsel to Goldman Sachs, Jefferies and ZKB with regard to the successful placement by Meyer Burger of newly issued shares raising gross proceeds of CHF80m and €145m green guaranteed senior unsecured convertible bonds.
- Acted as legal counsel to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse AG and Goldman Sachs International as the joint bookrunner in connection with the placement of CHF600m senior unsecured convertible bonds due 2028 by Idorsia AG.
Other key lawyers:
‘Great combination of legal expertise with commercial understanding. No detours or hour-billing. Excellent response time & very good interpersonal service.’
‘Alex von Jeinsen moved into trusted advisor position straight away. He’s quick, to the point, with honest assessments coming straight to conclusions & not ‘repeating the law.‘
‘Annina Hammer: very good response time, very diligent & reliable, very good counsel.’
‘Advestra combines the flexibility and responsiveness of a small law firm with knowledge and experience of a big law firm.’
‘Rashid Bahar is an outstanding, extremely intelligent, extremely knowledgeable, very experienced, very wise lawyer. He is an absolute expert in commercial and corporate Swiss law and M&A. Furthermore, he is very friendly and professional at all times. Finally, he always delivered excellent services, even under a very high workload and stress burden.’
‘Great service, best legal advice, goes the extra mile.’
‘Highly competent corporate lawyers with excellent English language skills.’
‘Thomas Reutter is an excellent strategist. He is very responsive, caring and competent.’
Mubadala Investment Company/Falcon Private AG
One Equity Partners
Zurich Insurance Company
Orascom Development Holding
- Advised One Equity Partners on the acquisition of a 29% stake in Cicor Technologies Ltd.
- Advised XP Inc. on the sale of its Swiss private investment and wealth management private investment and wealth management.
- Advised SIG Combibloc on the acquisition of its joint venture companies in the Middle East.
Advestra > Firm Profile
Advestra was founded in 2020 by passionate lawyers on a shared vision: our clients deserve sophisticated advice by dynamic and approachable professionals with a deep commercial understanding.
We created a corporate law firm combining the power of a big law firm with the personal and lean approach of a small firm. We are a team of experienced lawyers with outstanding legal and transactional expertise.
Our clients seek out our advice on all matters related to corporate | M&A, capital markets, finance, financial services and tax. For practice areas we do not cover ourselves, we team up with specialist law firms leading in their field to deliver comprehensive services to our clients.
|Prof Dr Rashid Bahar||Partner Rahsid Bahar is an expert on corporate law and financial market…||View Profile|
|Sandro Fehlmann||Partner Sandro Fehlmann’s practice focuses on capital market transactions (equity and debt)…||View Profile|
|Beda Kaufmann||Partner Beda Kaufmann’s practice focuses on M&A transactions. He also advises clients…||View Profile|
|Daniel Raun||Partner Daniel Raun’s practice focuses on M&A and capital market transactions. He…||View Profile|
|Dr Thomas Reutter||Partner Thomas Reutter advises clients with their capital market and M&A transactions.…||View Profile|
|Roland Truffer||Partner Roland Truffer chiefly advises in the fields of financial services and…||View Profile|
|Annette Weber||Partner Annette Weber focuses on capital market transactions as well as M&A…||View Profile|
|Dr Alexander von Jeinsen||Partner Alexander von Jeinsen’s broad practice covers capital markets and financing transactions,…||View Profile|