Urs Kägi is co-head of the Capital Markets as well as of the Corporate & Commercial practices of Bär & Karrer. He advises listed and non-listed companies, investors and financial institutions on a broad range of corporate, capital markets, M&A, corporate governance and regulatory matters. He has advised a number of Swiss blue chips and major multi-national clients in his areas of expertise. An important focus of his work is on capital markets, in particular equity capital markets, and he advises issuers, investors and financial institutions on capital increases, initial public offerings, new listings, dual listings and cross-border issues related to foreign listings, international issuance programs, ongoing disclosure, and other securities laws issues. He also regularly advises on M&A transactions (both in a domestic and a cross-border setup), including mergers, spin-offs, public offers, PIPE transactions, joint ventures, complex intra-group restructurings, relocations, and on corporate restructurings of financially distressed companies. Apart from his transactional work, he provides ongoing corporate advice to a number of companies listed in Switzerland and abroad.