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Andrea Relly


CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Languages German, English, French

Andrea Relly's practice focuses on M&A transactions (including corporate restructurings), corporate financing as well as general corporate and contract matters. She has experience in a broad range of international and national M&A transactions both sell and buy side, including auction processes and carve-out transactions as well as the financing of such transactions. Among clients are listed companies and private companies (both small and medium-sized) as well as start-ups.

Andrea Relly studied law at the University of Basel and graduated in 2009. She served as a trainee at the cantonal court of Zug and the public prosecutor of the canton of Zug. Subsequently, she joined a law firm in Zug as a junior associate. In 2013 Andrea Relly was admitted to the bar and joined CMS as an associate in the same year.

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Relevant experience

  • Advised ABB on the sale of its hydro generator service business to Andritz, on the acquisition of KEYMILE's communication networks business and on the acquisition of Tekomar Group Ltd
  • Advised Argos on the acquisition of Arthur Flury AG
  • Advised CCC Group on the acquisition of the majority stake in Karl Vögele AG, Uznach
  • Advised the family Koller on the sale of the Hoegger Group
  • Advised Festo on the acquisition of Eichenberger group
  • Advised Gemalto on the acquisition of the secure document business from Trueb AG
  • Advised Heraeus on the acquisition of the Swiss precious metals processor Argor-Heraeus
  • Advised Merbag on the acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Milano from Mercedes-Benz Italia (Daimler Group) and on the acquisition of Mercedes-Benz Luxembourg S.A. from Daimler AG
  • Advised Nextclinics on the acquisition of IVF-Zentren Prof. Zech
  • Advised Rieter on the acquisition of SSM division from Schweiter
  • Advised Sunrise on the sale of the Swiss Towers AG
  • Advised synlab Suisse SA on the acquisition of various entities
  • Advised Sonic Healthcare on the acquisition of Swiss laboratory group Medisupport
  • Advised the main shareholders of Tec-Sem Group AG on the sale of their shares in Tec-Sem Group AG
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  • 2013 Bar and notary public admission, Canton of Zug
  • 2009 Graduated from the University of Basel
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