Dr iur Ulysses von Salis > Niederer Kraft Frey AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Niederer Kraft Frey AG

Work Department

Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets.


Ulysses von Salis specializes in private equity, financing and M &A transactions, with a particular focus on large companies and financial institutions. He regularly advises investors, managers and target companies on private equity transactions. He is distinguished as a leading Corporate/M &A and Banking & Finance lawyer by Chambers and other legal directories.


Niederer Kraft Frey, Associate (2001), Partner (2006-).


German, English.


Zurich and Swiss Bar Association. International Bar Association. SECA Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association.


Zurich University, PhD in law (summa cum laude) (2000). Harvard Law School, LL.M. (2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

With ‘good communication and appropriate leadership‘, Niederer Kraft Frey AG provides ‘excellent support‘ and ‘focuses 100 per cent on the client’s needs‘. Best known for public takeovers, private equity and other M&A transactions, a major highlight of 2018 was Philipp Haas‘ advice to Broadcom on its $18.9bn acquisition of CA Technologies. The ‘commercially minded and extremely responsivePatrik Peyer and ‘reliable‘ senior associate Moritz Maurer assisted Sportradar with its €2.1bn sale to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, while ‘pragmaticManuel Werder acted for Paragon Partners on its acquisition of Asia Robotics. Other key practitioners include public M&A partner Philippe Weber, as well as Andreas Casutt and Ulysses von Salis. Transaction expert Till Spillmann joined from Bär & Karrer Ltd. at the beginning of 2018.