Practice Areas

Commercial, Corporate, M&A

Chabrier Avocats provides all necessary services related to the establishment, operation and reorganization of businesses in or out of Switzerland. This includes the formation and administration of Swiss entities, but also the provision of legal assistance in relation to the life cycle of any business (in all types of commercial, contractual and corporate matters).

We represent buyers and sellers in the negotiation of mergers, share, asset, and business acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other transactions involving changes in corporate control. Our clients include international and domestic companies (ranging from SMEs to multi-nationals), as well as private equity firms and other financial institutions. Our clients span many industries, including energy and commodities, life sciences, technology, consumer products, manufacturing, asset management, and services, among others.

Our corporate M&A team is familiar with a myriad of regulatory issues that can arise in M&A transactions and work efficiently to address those issues while remaining attentive to our clients' business objectives.

We assist clients in all phases of their acquisitions, from structuring and negotiating the transaction, through the various regulatory approval processes and post-closing integration activities.


  • Assisting the sellers of a Swiss logistics and transportation group to a US Private equity fund;
  • Assisting a French investment fund in relation to the acquisition of a minority stake in a Swiss medical devices company;
  • Assisting a Chinese conglomerate on the Swiss aspects of the acquisition of world’s leading sports marketing company based in Switzerland;
  • Assisting the Swiss owner of various infrastructures and logistic assets located in Asia in relation to the disposal of such assets;
  • Assisting a US biotech investment fund in relation to the acquisition of a Swiss biotech startup. Our activity included all contractual aspects of the transaction as well as the conducting of legal due diligence on the target;
  • Assisting a Swiss private equity company in relation to the acquisition of a mining company located in South East Asia;
  • Assisting Middle East UHNWIs in relation to the acquisition of a listed company.


We have been impressed by their multitude of skills and professionalism in dealing with a large number of specialities. Their advice was of real value to conclude our transaction. (Legal500 EMEA 2024)