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International Acquisition and Integration

RUOSS VÖGELE advises an international Software Company on the Swiss legal aspects of an acquisition and integration of a competitor. The integration of the competitor takes place is several steps and requires a close cooperation with law firms in the other jurisdictions involved.


Global Distribution Agreement

RUOSS VÖGELE advises and supports a Swiss Company active in the medical field in the negotiations towards the successful signing of a Distribution Agreement with a global player, who will distribute the innovative products of the Swiss Company worldwide.


Sale of Swiss IT Company

RUOSS VÖGELE represents the sellers in an M&A transaction. An innovative enterprise in the field of IT is acquired by a strategic buyer. The transaction is initiated by a few key shareholders and extended on around 30 additional shareholders via the exercise of a drag along right under the shareholders’ agreement.


Property Lease Zurich City

RUOSS VÖGELE advises and supports a leading Swiss caterer in the negotiation of a lease contract for its business at a prime location in the city center of Zurich. The lease contract addresses the acquisition of tenant fit-outs from the prior lessee, the financing of tenant improvements, interface descriptions and dismantling at the end of the lease.


Group Restructuring

RUOSS VÖGELE advises a big multinational corporation in a restructuring project including the transfer of shareholdings and assets to a newly incorporated subholding in Switzerland and other group entities.


Sale of a Swiss Company

RUOSS VÖGELE successfully advises a European venture capital company on the sale of a Swiss company in the field of the production of special constructions and structures for utility vehicles to a Swiss competitor. RUOSS VÖGELE was already the legal advisor of the European venture capital company in the acquisition of this Swiss company.


Restructuring of SME

RUOSS VÖGELE advises the owners of a Swiss SME in the medical sector in a restructuring. In the restructuring, the activities of a single-member company are contributed to a newly incorporated Swiss stock corporation.


Cloud Services / SaaS / Managed Services

RUOSS VÖGELE provides legal advice to a leading SaaS provider in the field of commercial communication in drafting agreements addressing specific regulatory and industry requirements of a leading Swiss Bank.


Restructuring of a Joint Venture

RUOSS VÖGELE advises a Swiss enterprise in the restructuring of a joint venture in Australia in the field of specialty chemicals. In the restructuring, the Swiss enterprise takes over all shares of the joint venture company, making such company part of the Swiss group.


License Agreements on International Trademarks

RUOSS VÖGELE advises and supports an international group of companies active in the field of online-sales in the drafting of license agreements regarding the use of trademarks as well as with regard to a new trademark strategy. RUOSS VÖGELE also advises on the contractual implementation of new software solutions for e-commerce and webshop products.


Acquisition of Intellecutal Property Rights and Know-how

RUOSS VÖGELE advises a large Swiss Real Estate Development Company in the acquisition of IPR, Know-how and license rights from a foreign developer of modern living concepts. A specific compensation model is part of the transaction.


Cooperation between Start-up and Blue Chip

RUOSS VÖGELE advises a start-up company in a cooperation and strategic partnership agreement with a Swiss blue chip company. Structured as an earn-out transaction, the cooperation partner acquires shares from the founders in different tranches. The start-up company benefits from access to resources and distribution channels.