Mr Gian-Andrea Caprez > VISCHER > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

8021 Zurich
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Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions


Partner; Gian-Andrea Caprez has broad experience in domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions across various industries. He advises his clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law as well as on corporate governance matters. In addition, he supports entrepreneurs and investors in venture capital investments and financing rounds.


Senior Associate in a leading Swiss law firm (2011 – 2015); International Associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York (2010 – 2011); Associate in a leading Swiss law firm (2007 – 2009).


German, English, French


Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association


University of Zurich (lic. iur., 2004), Admitted to Zurich Bar (2007)
Columbia Law School, New York (LL.M., 2010)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Gian-Andrea CaprezVISCHER

VISCHER is well-established in the mid-market, where the team advises on a high number of M&A and private equity transactions. It has a particularly strong standing with companies from the life sciences sectors, as well as private equity funds, venture capital investors and start-ups, and is noted for its China desk. The practice is headed by Zurich-based Jürg LuginbühlRobert Bernet in Basel and – following his arrival in September 2019 from CPV Partners – Damien Conus in Geneva. Matthias Staehelin in Basel is an expert in the life sciences space and Gian-Andrea Caprez has knowledge of the technology sector.