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Dr. Peter M. Binder


Oaklins Switzerland

Location: Bern, Switzerland
Work phone: +41 31 326 18 18

Peter M. Binder is the founding Partner at Oaklins Switzerland based in Zurich, Bern and Basel. Previously, Peter was an M&A Partner with Ernst & Young in Switzerland. Prior to this, he worked as a lawyer at a law firm in Geneva and subsequently as General Counsel at a construction company owned by American shareholders. Peter graduated from the University of Bern with Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Law. He received his doctorate from the same university.

Peter has more than twenty-five years of experience in domestic and cross-border M&A. He has advised many Swiss and foreign clients on M&A transactions and corporate finance issues, such as valuations, due diligence and capital raising. He has also served on several different company boards and has acted as advisor to government bodies on their ownership strategy. In addition, he coaches entrepreneurial families in their succession planning. Peter is a former President and Chairman of Oaklins International Inc.