Markus Alder


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Markus Alder has been a Partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2012. He specializes in corporate and commercial, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital as well as insolvency and restructurings. He advises his clients with regard to the incorporation of companies in Switzer-land, the drafting and negotiating of agreements and concerning the complex questions that may arise in the context of the acquisition or sale of a company. Markus Alder has also considerable expertise in employment law matters and the relocation of companies to Switzerland (including the obtaining of work and residence permits).

Legal 500 recommends Markus Alder for corporate, commercial and M&A.

Professional Experience
Since 2012
Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
2009 – 2012
Partner, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal, Zurich
2008 – 2009
General Counsel, Tom Talent Holding AG, Zurich
2003 – 2008
Associate, Vischer, Zurich
1996 – 2002
Junior Associate and Associate, Niederer Kraft & Frey, Zurich
Legal Education / Bar Admission
Boston University, Boston, Master of Laws in Banking and Financial Laws (LL.M.)
Admitted to the Bar
University of Bern, Master of Law (lic. iur.)
Practice areas
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Employment & Migration
  • New Technology, ICT and Data Protection

German, English

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Association


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