Core Practice Areas: Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Capital Markets Banking & Finance
Main activities: Till Spillmann specializes in large and complex international and domestic private and public M&A, capital markets and corporate finance transactions. In addition, he advises on corporate governance and other corporate and commercial law matters.
Over the last decade, Till has built remarkable expertise in advising private equity firms and corporate organisations on M&A transactions, including public to private transactions and subsequent corporate reorganisation topics. Till regularly advises underwriters and issuers on all aspects of capital market transactions, with a focus on equity capital market transactions such as IPOs and rights offerings. Till’s practice also includes advising lenders, borrowers and private equity sponsors on complex financing transactions, in particular acquisition, leveraged, syndicated and real estate financing transactions.
Till joined Niederer Kraft Frey in 2018. He spent most of his previous professional career with another major Swiss law firm, from 2013 onwards as a partner and from 2014 to 2017 also as a Managing Partner.
Till is a recognised listing representative of the SIX Swiss Exchange and is ranked as leading individual in the practice areas Banking & Finance and Capital Markets by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. IFLR 1000 lists him as a “rising star” and Who’s Who Legal as one of the world’s leading capital markets lawyers. In 2018, he was awarded with the ILO Client Choice Award 2018. The award is of particular importance since it is based on feedback from senior corporate counsels only. He is co-founder and member of the editorial board of a legal periodical on corporate and capital markets law GesKR (Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht). Furthermore, he speaks and writes publications, including legal commentaries, on topics within his fields of practice.
[Till Spillmann] is highlighted as "outstanding: very experienced, reliable and hands-on." (Chambers Global 2018)
"Till is a commercially minded sparring partner and negotiator; he is able to optimise deals from an overall perspective." (Client Choice 2018)
"Till is an outstanding banking, finance and capital markets lawyer; he offers rapid response times, excellent quality work and a superb support team." (Client Choice 2018)
"A bright lawyer with a bright future." (Chambers Global 2017)
"Very commercial, extremely responsive and on the ball during the deal." (Chambers Global 2017)
"Commercially minded and deeply knowledgeable." (Chambers Europe 2016)
"Recommended by clients and peers for his ability to handle complex issues." (Who's Who Legal 2016)
"Incredibly knowledgeable and articulate." (Who's Who Legal 2016)