Moritz Maurer focuses on mergers & acquisitions, in particular as buyer’s advisor of privately held companies in various industries (especially retail). Other areas of work include joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions as well as corporate law.

Experience

The following is a selection of recent public cases in which Moritz acted as a counsel to:

  • Counsel to Bain and Cinven on the acquisition of Lonza’s Specialty Ingredients business and operations

  • Counsel to Transgourmet on the acquisition of GM FOOD

  • Counsel to Coop on the acquisition of Jumbo from Maus Frères SA

  • Swiss counsel to VolkerWessels on its investment in Parquery AG

  • Counsel to Dating Group on the acquisition of Once Dating AG

  • Swiss counsel to team.blue, a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs, on the acquisition of Webnode AG

  • Swiss counsel to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners on the closing of the investment in US HealthConnect

  • Swiss counsel to the private equity investor Ardian on the acquisition of a majority stake in Swissbit Holding AG

  • Counsel to TTP AG on the acquisition of the former Pharmaplan company located in Switzerland from the Danish-based NNE A/S

  • Counsel to the private equity investor Nordic Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swiss software company BOARD International

  • 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

  • IBA International Bar Association; International Bar Association IBA; Swiss National Representative of the Young Lawyers' Committee
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats); President of the Corporate and M&A Commission

Market Perception

  • Moritz Maurer is 'seen on lots of deals' in Switzerland and is 'very competent and highly efficient' according to impressed sources.

    Who’s Who Legal 2021
  • Moritz Maurer is a 'very experienced, smart, efficient and forward-thinking' individual who is 'very thorough in his analysis'.

    Who’s Who Legal 2021
  • Moritz Maurer is available 24/7 if needed and extremely responsive. Very client focussed.

    Legal 500 2021
  • Moritz Maurer – exceptional communication skills merged with specialized legal knowledge. His international background is essential to describe Swiss legal details to persons who are used to totally different legal mechanisms.

    Legal 500 2021
  • Moritz Maurer has excellent project management capabilities and is very diligent in conducting his work.

    Legal 500 2021
  • Moritz Maurer comes highly recommended for his M&A expertise and is well versed in advising clients on the acquisition of privately held companies.

    Who’s Who Legal 2020

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