A strategic investment by Samsung Ventures in Araris Biotech Ltd

18. April 2023

Samsung Ventures made a strategic investment in Araris Biotech Ltd who was advised by BGPartner. 

Araris Biotech Ltd, a company pioneering antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) linker technology, intends to use the proceeds to support further development and advancement of Araris’ antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) candidates.


BGPartner assisted Araris Biotech Ltd in the negotiations and advised on all Swiss legal matters regarding this strategic investment. The team was led by Oliver Gnehm (Partner) and further consisted of Thomas Gysin (Senior Associate).

The official press release from Araris Biotech Ltd can be found here.

More information about our negotiation expertise can be found here.

Largest DACH acquisition in the greeting card segment to date

11. April 2023

GOLDBEK Holding GmbH, a fast growing and innovative German greeting card publishing company, acquires 100% of ABC Kunst- und Glückwunschkartenverlag (legal name: A. Boss & Co AG), a privately owned Swiss market leader in printing, publishing and trading of greeting cards and other graphic products. 

GOLDBEK Holding GmbH’s position within the printing and greeting cards sector in the DACHregion is further

strengthened and expanded through the acquisition of A. Boss & Co AG.

BGPartner assisted GOLDBEK Holding GmbH in the negotiations and advised them on all Swiss legal matters regarding this M&A transaction. The team of BGPartner was led by Oliver Gnehm (Partner) and further consisted of Thomas Gysin (Senior Associate).

More information about our negotiation expertise can be found here.

New team members

03. April 2023

BGPartner is pleased to welcome David Dalla Vecchia (Attorney-at-law at the Zurich office) and Anja Spahni (Trainee at the Berne office) 

as of April 1, 2023. Further information on our entire team can be found here.


Interested in how Swiss executives negotiate?

31. March 2023

BGPartner and the Negotiation Academy Potsdam of the Universität Potsdam wanted to find out and conducted the first comprehensive and representative study on this topic, with answers from more than 350 Swiss executives. A study with many insights and practical relevance and on how negotiations are conducted. The study “How do Swiss executives negotiate?” will be released on May 25, 2023. Mark your calendar!

Vis Moot Court Trial Round 2023

13. March 2023

This year we had the privilege of hosting the teams of Universität BernUniversité de Genève and University Zürich who did an outstanding job with their pleadings.

Find out in the After Movies what the students benefited most from, how realistic a trial round is, what the preparation looks like and why BGPartner continues to support this project.

After Movie (Office Berne) Universität Bern vs. Universität Genf

After Movie (Office Zurich) Universität Zürich