Deirdre’s practice focuses on capital markets, M&A transactions and corporate finance. She has experience working with international and Swiss companies, investment banks and private equity firms in a range of equity, debt and M&A transactions, including IPOs, rights offerings, public and private acquisitions and corporate financing arrangements.


Recent matters in which Deirdre has acted as counsel include the representation of:

  • Leonteq AG, a leading Swiss structured investment products and long-term savings solutions provider, in its fully underwritten CHF 118.3 million rights offering on SIX Swiss Exchange in 2018

  • UBS AG in the CHF 612.6 million fully underwritten rights offering of Bell Food Group on SIX Swiss Exchange in 2018

  • Capvis Equity II LP on the sale of its portfolio company Lista Holding AG to the Chinese Greatstar Group in 2018

  • Landis+Gyr Group and its shareholders Toshiba and INCJ in the dual track exit process resulting in the CHF 2.3 billion IPO of Landis+Gyr Group on SIX Swiss Exchange, the largest Swiss IPO of the past 10 years and third largest IPO in Europe in 2017

  • Actelion Ltd in connection with the public tender offer by Johnson & Johnson for the shares of Actelion and the simultaneous demerger and listing of Idorsia Ltd in 2017

  • New York State Bar
  • IBA International Bar Association