Patrik Peyer is a corporate law specialist with a focus on complex M&A transactions, private equity, venture capital and corporate governance. He has broad experience in and a deep understanding of all phases of the private equity and venture capital investment life cycle. He provides innovative legal solutions to help companies of all sizes to achieve their commercial and growth objectives.


Patrik Peyer’s expertise focuses on M&A transactions in the tech (including fintech) and life science industries. He advises investors, entrepreneurs and both domestic Swiss and international companies with operations in Switzerland throughout the entire life cycle of venture capital and private equity investments. Patrik has broad experience advising boards of directors and executive management teams on Corporate Governance and remuneration matters.

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

  • Counsel to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan, on the purchase of 156,658 shares (2.85%) in Barry Callebaut AG

  • Counsel to Lindsay Goldberg, a New York based private investment firm, on the acquisition of Bilcare Research Group

  • Counsel to Sportradar AG and the major selling shareholders 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 the private equity investor Nordic Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swiss software company BOARD International SA

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

  • Counsel to Boston Scientific Corporation, USA in its acquisition of the Swiss company Symetis SA for USD 435 million

  • International Bar Association IBA
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

Market Perception

  • Patrik Peyer is described as "business-minded" and "calm negotiator."

    Chambers Global 2020
  • Patrik Peyer is extremely "switched on", reliable and competent. He always sticks to deadlines and is “very easy to work with.” You can reach him at any time (24/7).

    IFLR1000 2020
  • Patrik Peyer is “commercially minded and extremely responsive”.

    Legal 500 2019
  • Patrik Peyer “translates complex solutions into simple structures”.

    Legal 500 2018
  • Patrik Peyer is a respected practitioner with an impressive corporate practice covering M&A transactions and complex corporate law issues.

    Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2017

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