Transaction Agreements under Swiss Takeover Rules
Public Tender Offers for listed companies have lately increasingly been backed up also in Switzerland by transaction agreements between the bidder and the target company and/or its major shareholders of the target company. Although such agreements are shaped for the individual case at hand, standards begin to show, which differ from Anglo-Saxon structures due to the legal framework in Switzerland. This Newsletter exposes the typical areas of regulation of transaction agreements in Switzerland and illuminates them against the background of aspects of corporate and takeover law.
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