Mergers and Acquisitions - Legal Services

Planning an M&A transaction?

We’ll accompany you at every step of your M&A transactions, whether you’re selling, buying, entering into a joint venture, merging, or otherwise restructuring.

We will prepare or conduct the due diligence, structure and negotiate the deal, draft the relevant legal documents and close the transaction.

Challenges we solve 

Advice and best practice insights

Our legal experts guide you through the process step-by-step and support you with their experience on how best to structure, set up, negotiate and close your M&A transaction.

Due diligence

If you’re selling, we optimize your chances of receiving a higher valuation and better terms by ensuring you’re backed up by a solid legal structure.

If you’re buying, we analyze what’s truly important in your target and provide you with a comprehensive, yet concise and strategically relevant report. We give you strategically actionable advice based on our findings.


Our legal experts are highly trained and experienced in M&A negotiations and will ensure to maximize the value of your deals by conceiving bespoke win-win solutions. We know how to deal with necessary tensions and conflicts, but will avoid escalation or pettiness and always aim to create value.

Tech assisted drafting of legal documents and personalized advice

We tailor all the required legal documents and corporate actions to your specific needs, using continuously improved state-of-the-art drafting software and templates. This means that our documentation is bespoke and flawless. You will not be paying for a junior’s time copy-pasting clauses and adjusting outdated word templates.

M&A Services

Here’s an extensive list of what we offer; see the section below for details on flat-fee packages.

Deal types we support
  • Sell-side or buy-side share deals
  • Sell-side or buy-side asset deals
  • Share-swap-based transactions
  • Joint-ventures
  • Management buy-outs or buy-ins
  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Mergers
  • Demergers
  • Intra-group restructurings
  • Others
Services we offer
  • M&A Workshop
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Expert Advice throughout the deal
  • Signing & Closing Preparation
  • Share Purchase Agreement Drafting
  • Share Purchase Agreement Review
  • Joint Venture Strategy & Set-up

M&A Flat Fee Packages

Apart from M&A experts on an hourly basis, we offer the following flat-fee packages.

About us

We’re a growing team of 30+ legal professionals – our M&A experts include:

  • 1

    Elie is the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at LEXR. He is focused on advising Swiss and international founders, start-ups, companies of diverse sizes, and investors in all types of M&A transactions, including namely sales, purchases, mergers, demergers, carve-outs, management buy-outs, joint ventures, and many others.

    Elie Bourdilloud, Head of M&A and Legal Expert

  • 2

    Yannick’s professional practice is focused on Mergers and Acquisitions. He advises Swiss and international founders, tech companies, and investors on all types of M&A transactions. 

    Yannick Bucher, Legal Counsel  

  • 3

    Michele is focused on corporate and commercial law and has a strong background in M&A transactions.

    At LEXR he advises Swiss and international founders, start-ups and investors – from incorporation to the first investment rounds, risk financing, complex business transactions and exits.

    Michele Vitali, Head of Startup Financing & VC, Legal Expert

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