This chapters contributors:
Sophie Stählin - Quadra Attorneys at Law Ltd
"Despite its relatively small size, Switzerland is the home to many large and well-established international corporations spanning a diverse range of industries, from major banks and insurance companies like Credit Suisse, UBS and Zurich Insurance, global food and healthcare players like Nestlé, Novartis and Roche, technology and industrial firms like ABB and OC Oerlikon, as well as leading luxury goods and lifestyle groups like Richemont and Swatch..."
"Switzerland is a small but key market for businesses worldwide..."
"In the past couple of years, there has been high demand for acquisition and leveraged finance in Switzerland, which was supported by a notable number of mid-market and larger M&A transactions with significant activity of private equity sponsors based in Germany, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States..."
"In private M&A, buyers commonly have available post-closing or indemnification recourse against sellers. This recourse typically rests on a general and specific indemnities..."