Patrik Peyer is a corporate law specialist with a focus on complex M&A transactions, private equity, venture capital and corporate governance. He has broad experience in and a deep understanding of all phases of the private equity and venture capital investment life cycle. He provides innovative legal solutions to help companies of all sizes to achieve their commercial and growth objectives.


Patrik Peyer’s expertise focuses on M&A transactions in the tech (including fintech) and life science industries. He advises investors, entrepreneurs and both domestic Swiss and international companies with operations in Switzerland throughout the entire life cycle of venture capital and private equity investments. Patrik has broad experience advising boards of directors and executive management teams on Corporate Governance and remuneration matters.

  • Counsel to Sportradar AG and the major selling share-holders in the EUR 2.1 billion landmark tech-sale of Sportradar AG to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV

  • Counsel to Eisvogel Group AG in a cross-border transaction leading to the acquisition of a majority stake in Prisma Group s.r.l.

  • Counsel to Piavita AG; a Swiss medtech start-up, in connection with its successfully closed Series A financing round

  • Counsel to Finastra on the acquisition of Olfa Soft SA and its cutting edge FX e-trading platform for banks and financial institutions

  • Counsel to Boston Scientific Corporation, USA in its acquisition of the Swiss company Symetis SA for USD 435 million

  • International Bar Association IBA
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Patrik Peyer is “extremely ‘switched on’, reliable and competent.” He always sticks “to deadlines and” is “very easy to work with.” You can reach him “at any time (24/7).”

    IFLR1000 2018
  • Patrik Peyer is described as “extremely committed”

    Legal 500 2017
  • Patrik Peyer is a respected practitioner with an impressive corporate practice covering M&A transactions and complex corporate law issues.

    Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2017

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