Alexander Fischer co-chair’s Baker McKenzie’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice groups in Zurich. Currently based in Zurich, Alexander also has experience working in the Firm’s Chicago office. He routinely represents clients on a wide range of areas of law ancillary to the Firm’s Banking & Finance, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions practices. Alexander is a recommended lawyer in his areas of practice by the Legal 500 and other publications. He serves as a member of the board of directors of different Swiss companies.
Alexander advises listed and non-listed clients in the areas of cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, private equity and debt financing. He also provides sound and insightful counsel on general corporate and commercial matters.
Representative Legal Matters
Acted as lead adviser for various private equity clients, including Astorg, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, Ufenau Capital Partners (formerly Constellation), Zurmont Madison and others, in sell-side and buy-side transactions.
Represented different Swiss listed entities, including AFG Arbonia-Forster, Bossard, Dätwyler, Swisscom, Walter Meier, Zehnder and others, in sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions.
Acted as lead adviser for countless non-listed clients in sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, many of these being cross-border transactions.
- Advised banks and lenders in various domestic and international debt finance transactions.
- Switzerland (2004)
- University of St. Gallen (Dr. oec.) (2003)
- University of St. Gallen (lic. iur.) (1998)
- CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education (Masters in International Management (CEMS MIM)) (1997)
- University of St. Gallen (Lic. oec.) (1996)
Baker & McKenzie Zurich and Baker & McKenzie Geneva are each members of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.