Our Private Equity expertise

At NKF, we are committed to providing comprehensive legal support in the field of private equity, catering to the diverse needs of our clients engaged in both domestic and international business ventures.

Our team of specialists possesses extensive experience across the entire private equity spectrum, enabling us to address a wide range of legal matters, including deal structuring, deal execution, due diligence, acquisition financing, fund formation, refinancing, fundraising and post-transaction compliance.

Our private equity practice offers profound expertise across every aspect of the private equity landscape, ensuring comprehensive advisory services:

  • Deal structuring and negotiation
  • Fund formation
  • Acquisition financing
  • Portfolio management
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Corporate auction processes
  • Investor relations
  • Tax structuring
  • IPOs and trade sale exits


  • Swiss Counsel to Global Blue and Silverlake Partners in the USD 2.6 billion transatlantic merger with NYSE listed Far Point Acquisition Corporation
  • Counsel to Sportradar AG and the major selling share-holders in the EUR 2.1 billion sale of Sportradar AG to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV
  • Counsel to Partners Group on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in leading Swiss watchmaker Breitling from CVC
  • Counsel EQT Private Equity on the sale of a majority stake in VFS Global, the leading visa outsourcing services provider, to Blackstone
  • Swiss Counsel to CRH plc on the EUR 1.64 billion sale of its European distribution business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. The distribution business supplies building materials through a network of local and regional brands across six countries in Western Europe, including Switzerland
  • Counsel to Capvis, the leading private equity firm in Switzerland, and Partners Group, the global private markets investment management firm, in a transaction to acquire VAT Holding AG and its subsequent IPO exit
  • Counsel to Paragon Partners an independent, Munich-based private equity company on its successful acquisition of Condecta AG, the industrial service division of Arbonia Group
  • Counsel to Absolute Private Equity Ltd. in connection with the voluntary public takeover offer by HarbourVest Acquistion GmbH

Deals & Cases


Software AG sells Technology Platform Businesses to IBM for EUR 2.13 bn

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Galderma successfully launches its IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange

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Invision acquires a majority stake in NonStop Gym

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