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Dr. Peter M. Binder

Oaklins Switzerland

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

Peter founded Oaklins Switzerland in 1995. In 2018 he sold his shares to the other partners and currently acts as Senior Advisor on selected mandates. He has more than 25 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.

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 is a former President and Chairman of Oaklins International Inc. He graduated from the University of Bern with master’s degrees in Business Administration and Law. He received his doctorate from the same university.