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Our Capital Markets expertise

NKF has played an instrumental role in the development of the Swiss capital markets. In well over 5,000 transactions over the past three decades, we have advised all major domestic and international market participants.

Our team of over 20 capital markets lawyers is a recognised market leader and our strength is demonstrated by top-tier rankings from all major independent international legal directories.

  • We regularly advise on the largest and most complex capital market transactions and have been at the forefront of the development of new and innovative capital market products for many years.
  • We advise our banking and insurance clients on the structuring of novel hybrid and other innovative regulatory capital instruments and on the regulatory capital treatment of capital market transactions.
  • We also support our clients in complying with their ongoing obligations as public companies and other securities and regulatory matters.
  • The high volume and complexity of the transactions our capital markets lawyers are exposed to ensure that we keep abreast of breaking issues and developments in securities laws and capital markets and allow us to leverage this expertise to the benefit of our clients.
  • We are recognised representatives at SIX and maintain excellent relationships with other regulators. As members of various expert and supervisory bodies and through our involvement in legal publications, we contribute continuously to the development and implementation of the Swiss regulatory framework.
  • As the market leader in Switzerland, we have been working alongside the world’s leading international law firms for decades. Our clients and international colleagues can place their trust in our network of contacts that has proven itself over many years.

Deals & Cases

21.06.2024

Warteck Invest successfully completes rights offering and listing of shares on SIX Swiss Exchange arra…

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15.04.2024

Galderma secures USD 3.65bn financing

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12.04.2024

Medartis successfully places CHF 115.8m convertible bonds maturing 2031

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Awards & Rankings

22.05.2024

Legalcommunity Switzerland Awards 2024: NKF recognised as multiple awards winner

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27.03.2024

NKF ranked top-tier firm in seven practice areas by The Legal 500 EMEA

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14.03.2024

NKF ranked multiple times band 1 by Chambers Europe 2024

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Firm News

04.07.2022

NKF appoints two new counsels as of 1 July 2022

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01.01.2018

NKF welcomes new partner and appoints two new counsels

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18.12.2017

NKF cements the excellence of its transactions practice with the lateral hire of partner Till Spillman…

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Newsletters & Alerts

19.06.2020

The reform of the stock corporation law has reached the finish line

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28.06.2019

EU Equivalence Assessment of Swiss Stock Exchanges

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21.06.2019

Reform of Swiss stock corporation law on the home stretch

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Publications

18.06.2024

Panoramic: Initial Public Offerings 2025 – Switzerland

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27.06.2023

Getting The Deal Through: Initial Public Offerings – Switzerland 2024

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22.11.2022

The International Capital Markets Review 12th Edition – Chapter 13: Switzerland

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Speaking Engagements

22.10.2019

Bond issuers will retain quick access to Swiss debt capital market under new regime

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17.09.2018

Chinese Investments in Switzerland

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25.05.2018

Venture Capital Investment: How to get in? How to get out?

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