Mr Stefan Eberhard > OBERSON ABELS SA > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

OBERSON ABELS SA
20 RUE DE-CANDOLLE
1205 GENEVA
Switzerland

Work Department

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

Position

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.

Career

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).

Languages

French, German, Swiss German, English and Spanish.

Education

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).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

OBERSON ABELS SA is a key destination in the French-speaking part of Switzerland for contract negotiations; M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions; and general corporate law. The team has particularly strong  knowledge in the banking, biotechnology and energy sectors, and is recognised in the market for its tax practice, which works closely with the corporate team. Sébastien Bettschart and Stefan Eberhard in Geneva are the group heads.