Ivo von Büren’s practice focuses mainly on public and private M&A and on financing transactions, including complex acquisition and other structured financings. Ivo also advises on capital markets transactions and other corporate and commercial law matters.


Ivo advises corporates and private equity investors in various industries on public and private M&A transactions, including public to private transactions, subsequent corporate reorganisations and domestic and cross-border acquisitions. Ivo has experience representing borrowers and lenders on domestic and cross-border debt financing transactions as well as advising issuers and investment banks on a range of capital market transactions, including initial public offerings and rights offerings.

Experience includes:

  • Advising EQT and Kuoni Group on the combination of Kuoni’s GTA Business with Hotelbeds Group

  • Advising EQT on its public tender offer for Kuoni Travel Holding

  • Advising Groupe Acrotec on its placement of CHF 70 million 3.75% bonds

  • Advising OVS and Sempione Retail on the acquisition finance of its public takeover of Charles Vögele

  • Advising UBS and the other syndicate members on the CHF 207 million rights offering of AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG

  • GesKR (Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht) editorial board of a legal periodical on corporate and capital markets law
  • Zurich Bar Association

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