corporate finance for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs
Swiss Midcap Partners is a high-profile corporate finance and m&a advisory firm dedicated to private business owners and entrepreneurs
Swiss Midcap Partners is a leading Swiss corporate finance firm delivering independent advice on national or cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private placements, restructuring and valuation.
Swiss Midcap Partners was founded by Alexandre Rochat and Antoine Jaques - two highly experienced investment bankers who share a common enthusiasm for corporate strategy and related financial transactions.
Swiss Midcap Partners is set-up specifically to meet the corporate finance needs of SMEs and entrepreneurial businesses in the so-called midcap market.
Swiss Midcap Partners is best positioned to sucessfully lead business owners, management teams and investors through complex and critical – often once in a lifetime – transactions.
Our clients benefit from our senior expertise which stems from the large number of national or cross-border transactions we have successfully led and executed in many different situations, jurisdictions and industries.
Our clients benefit from our broad investment banking network of relationships with leading corporations and investors internationally.
We own our avisory business, we are 100% independent and we advise each company as it was our own. We work hard to deliver sophisticated advice to our client and successfully bring deals forward.
Alexandre Rochat, Founding Partner
10 years with UBS (Zurich, Geneva) as head of M&A - Western Switzerland
Previoulsy held corporate finance positions at Morgan Stanley (London) and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (Lausanne)
Well-acquainted with the corporate finance needs of medium-sized businesses in Europe and more specifically in Switzerland
Antoine Jaques, Founding Partner
9 years with UBS (Lausanne/Geneva, Zurich, Paris), Director M&A – Western Switzerland
Previously held a business development position at Australian Finance Direct (Sydney)
Areas of expertise encompass M&A, structured finance and business valuation
At Swiss Midcap Partners we deliver successful tailor-made corporate finance solutions to private business owners and guide them through M&A and financing transactions with a view to achieve the best outcome
At Swiss Midcap Partners we assist and advise private business owners on company divestitures and strategic acquisitions. We excel at designing the best transaction structure to optimize deal parameters for our client.
Company sales and mergers
In the case of a company sale, and as depicted below, we guide our client through all the steps of a transaction: providing strategic advice and valuation, preparing marketing documentation, identifying suitable buyers, negotiating letter of intent, organizing due diligence and overseeing the negotiations and the drawing of final legal arrangement.
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LBO / MBO / MBI / BIMBO
When looking at securing their succession, entrepreneurs often favour an internal solution led by their key managers. Over the past years, Swiss Midcap Partners have structured and successfully executed multiple buy-out transactions and have established a unique network of financing partners and relevant advisers to best assist clients in these complex transactions.
Swiss Midcap Partners have assisted multiple groups in their acquisition strategy on the Swiss market. We support you throughout the various key phases of an acquisition project, from the first contact with a target to the final negotiations of a deal.
At Swiss Midcap Partners we are ideally positioned to connect corporate buyers and investors with company vendors and fund raisers. Please refer to our confidential online Buy & Sell section to let us know in more details about your intentions. We will get in touch with you as soon as we identify a matching target or investor.
Institutional advisory service
This is a service dedicated to private equity and buy-out firms. Please do contact us directly for more information.
Swiss Midcap Partners selectively helps companies with securing capital and financing by leveraging our long-established relationships with leading investors, such as specialized VCs, buy-out funds, family offices, individual/manager investors, sovereign wealth funds and pre-IPO institutional investors as well as lenders and mezzanine providers.
These funds are typically required for the following uses: growth, acquisition, MBO, recapitalization, restructuring and refinancing.
At Swiss Midcap Partners we help companies navigating through difficult times and provide our clients with comprehensive business strategic, financial and operational reviews.
Depending on the circumstances we will also team-up with stakeholders and external advisors to help stabilize and turn around a situation, and ultimately create value for our client.
Companies, shareholders, investors, lenders often require an objective and independent assessment of value.
At Swiss Midcap Partners our clients benefit from our long-standing valuation expertise supported by our solid on-the-ground M&A experience.
Also we provide our clients with specific industry or tailor-made benchmarking factsheets.
At Swiss Midcap Partners we are ideally positioned to connect corporate buyers and investors with company vendors and fund raisers.
If you are interested to either invest in or acquire or a sell a company please let us have more details about your intentions by filling in the electronic form below.
We will get in touch with you directly as soon as we identify a possible match.