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 has a solid track record in national and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions in the mid-market. Other areas of expertise are public takeovers and proxy solicitations, and the team is particularly well versed in the life sciences sector. Jürg Luginbühl and Robert Bernet lead the M&A practice groups in Zurich and Basel respectively. Matthias Staehelin, also in Basel, is an expert in life sciences mandates, while Gian-Andrea Caprez specialises in the TMT/ICT sector.