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Oberson Abels Ltd

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Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Sion

Stefan Eberhard

Work +41 58 2588888
Oberson Abels Ltd

Work Department

M&A/Corporate, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Project Finance, International & Not-For Profit Organisations, Contracts/Commercial.


Particular strengths of Stefan Eberhard are in the field of corporate and contract law, with a special focus on M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Project Finance. More particularly, he has advised on multimillion mergers and acquisitions transactions and large financings, in the most various fields such as technology, renewable energy, heavy industries, pharmaceuticals, retail clothing, banking, food and more. Stefan Eberhard also covers niche sectors such as advice to international organizations, including advice on their global projects.


Founding Partner of OBERSON ABELS (since 2016) and ABELS Avocats (2009-2016); Senior Associate, Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva (2003 – 2009); Summer Associate with Allen & Gledhill (Singapore), Allende & Brea (Buenos Aires), Kimbrough & Associés (Paris) and Schilling Zutt & Anschütz (Mannheim and Frankfurt); Research assistant, CEDIDAC – University of Lausanne (1996 – 1999). Swiss Bar (1999).


French, German, Swiss German, English and Spanish.


LL.M., Harvard (2003); Ph.D, University of Lausanne (1999); Dipl. EC Law, University of Paris I (1995); M.Law, University of Lausanne and St. Gallen (1995).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Active in both the French- and German-speaking parts of Switzerland, boutique firm Oberson Abels Ltd provides corporate advice, handles contract negotiations and transactions for clients in regulated industries such as banking, energy and technology. Corporate and finance expert Sébastien Bettschart leads the team together with M&A specialist Stefan Eberhard.

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Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Oberson Abels Ltd is renowned for its broad tax practice, led by Xavier Oberson and Pierre-Marie Glauser. Other areas of expertise include banking and finance, where partners Antoine Amiguet and Philipp Fischer are the key names, and corporate, where Sébastien Bettschart and Stefan Eberhard are at the fore.

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