Andrea Giger’s practice focuses on complex international and domestic public and private M&A, capital markets and corporate finance transactions. Andrea also advises on corporate reorganisations, general corporate law matters, corporate governance and general securities regulation.


Andrea has expertise in advising private equity firms, corporates and investment banks in a range of M&A as well as (equity and debt) capital markets transactions, including public tender offers, private acquisitions, initial public offerings, rights offerings, secondary share placements and straight bonds. Andrea’s practice includes advising clients on mergers and other corporate reorganization’s as well as general corporate law matters. She also advises lenders, borrowers and private equity sponsors on complex cross-border financing transactions.

  • Advised Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG on the placement of a CHF 200 million bond (CHF 175 million plus CHF 25 million top up) with a term to maturity of 5 years

  • Advised Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, UBS and other members of the bank syndicate in connection with SoftwareONE Holding AG’s initial public offering on SIX Swiss Exchange

  • Advised Steinhoff Europe AG on the implementation of its corporate and financial restructuring

  • Advised Stadler Rail AG on its Initial Public Offering

  • Advised BoFA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and the other members of the offering syndicate in connection with SIG Combibloc’s initial public offering on SIX Swiss Exchange

  • Advised EQT and Kuoni Group on the Combination of Kuoni’s GTA Business with Hotelbeds Group Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley and the other Syndicate Members on the CHF 4 billion Share Capital Increase of Credit Suisse Group

  • Advised EQT on its Public Tender Offer for Kuoni Travel Holding

  • Advised Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics and its Shareholders on the Sale of Heptagon to ams

  • Advised African Bank Limited on its Successful Restructuring and Re-launch CSA Energy Infrastructure Switzerland on its Acquisition of a Stake in the Swiss Transitgas Pipeline

  • Zurich Bar Association

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