Andreas Rötheli Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A
Attorney at Law, M.C.J.

Andreas Rötheli

Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A
Attorney at Law, M.C.J.
+41 58 450 70 00
andreas.roetheli@lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva
Route de Chêne 30
CH-1211 Geneva
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Andreas Rötheli is a corporate partner and heads the Corporate and M&A practice group. He is experienced in different industries in a broad range of M&A transactions, including leveraged buy-outs and venture capital financing rounds, as well as real estate transactions. He further advises clients on general corporate matters, including shareholders' meetings and corporate governance matters, both for institutional clients and large families.

    Andreas Rötheli is consistently recommended by many rating agencies in his practice areas, has published various articles on topics relating to M&A and corporate law and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences.

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2002Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
    1996Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    1997Admission to New York Bar
    1996New York University School of Law (M.C.J.)
    1991Admission to Geneva Bar
    1988University of Geneva (lic. iur.)
  • Specialist Areas

    Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Commercial Banking, Real Estate, Contracts
  • Languages

    German, English, French
  • Memberships

    Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA)
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Rötheli Andreas, Gaberthüel Tino, Trabaldo Togna Federico, Mergers & Acquisitions: Switzerland 2024, in: Lexology In Depth, 17th edition, January 2024
    • Rötheli Andreas, Erni Stephan, Antreasyan Sevan, Trabaldo Togna Federico, Healthcare M&A 2023 - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, September 2023
    • Rötheli Andreas, Diem Hans-Jakob, The Mergers & Acquisitions Review - Switzerland, in: The Law Reviews, 16th edition, January 2023, 384-391
    • Ledermann David, Rötheli Andreas, Shareholder Activism in Switzerland, in: Thomson Reuters Practical Law Country Q&A, January 2021
    • Rötheli Andreas, Ledermann David, Shareholders' rights in private and public companies in Switzerland: overview, in: Thomson Reuters Practical Law Country Q&A, October 2020
    • Rötheli Andreas, Kühni Beat, Graf Roman, Private Equity 2019 (Transactions) - Switzerland, in: Getting the Deal Through, 2019, 269-275
    • Berger Meyer Cécile, Rötheli Andreas, The Real Estate Law Review 2016 - Switzerland, in: The Law Reviews, 5th Edition, London 2016, 404-415
    • Rötheli Andreas, Go-Shop-Vereinbarungen, Going Private durch LBO, R&W-Versicherungen, Bond-Finanzierung und weitere Themen und Trends in Private Equity-Transaktionen, 2015,
    • Rötheli Andreas, M&A in Switzerland, in: The American Lawyer, 2012
    • Ledermann David, Rötheli Andreas, Company Directors - Switzerland, in: European Lawyer Reference Series, 1st edition, London 2012, 471-488
    • Rötheli Andreas, Berger Meyer Cécile, Dematerialised mortgage certificates: new regulations, in: Real Estate Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, vol 16 no 1, April 2012
    • Rötheli Andreas, Guide on Shareholders' Agreements - Switzerland, in: IBA Guide on Shareholders' Agreements, 2011
    • Rötheli Andreas, Auf zwei Hochzeiten gleichzeitig tanzen mit Leveraged Recapitalization, in: Oertle/Wolf/Breitenstein/Diem (eds.), M&A - Recht und Wirtschaft in der Praxis, Liber Amicorum for Rudolf Tschäni, Zurich 2010, 381-393
    • Rötheli Andreas, Swiss M&A Review 2009, in: Corporate INTL, August 2009
    • Rötheli Andreas, Secondary Buy-Outs (Ausgewählte Aspekte), in: Tschäni, R. (ed.), Mergers & Acquisitions XI, Zurich 2009
    • Rötheli Andreas, Real estate in Switzerland matching foreign investor's requirements with Swiss law, in: PLC Cross-border Corporate Real Estate Handbook 2008/09
    • Rötheli Andreas, Swiss M&A Feature, in: Corporate INT, December 2008
    • Rötheli Andreas, Current M&A and private equity practice in Switzerland, in: World Finance, April-May 2008
    • Rötheli Andreas, Berger Meyer Cécile, A full overview of M&A activity in Switzerland, in: World Finance, December 2007 / January 2008
  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • References

    A leading name in the Geneva market

    Who's Who Legal, 2021

    A true deal maker

    Who's Who Legal, 2021

    He is able to make discussion smoother and finds constructive solutions.

    Chambers, 2020

    Very international, he knows his practice perfectly as well as Swiss specificities.

    Legal 500, 2020

    First-rate advice on international and domestic transactions

    Who’s Who Legal, 2019

    He is very smart and can make a transaction happen.

    Chambers, 2018

A leading name in the Geneva market

Who's Who Legal, 2021

A true deal maker

Who's Who Legal, 2021

He is able to make discussion smoother and finds constructive solutions.

Chambers, 2020

Very international, he knows his practice perfectly as well as Swiss specificities.

Legal 500, 2020

First-rate advice on international and domestic transactions

Who’s Who Legal, 2019

He is very smart and can make a transaction happen.

Chambers, 2018

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