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"A big name in Geneva", Tavernier Tschanz punches above its weight, advising international and domestic banking and corporate clients on a variety of matters including corporate finance, investment funds and syndicated loans.

"Excellent Highly Recommended"
Leaders League (Corporate/M&A), 2019-2022

Jacques Bonvin is experienced advising clients on M&A deals and corporate finance
Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2019

M&A Lawyer of the Year
ACQ Global Award (Corporate/M&A), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

Venture Capital Lawyer of the Year
ACQ Global Award, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

"Highly recommended"
Leaders League (Corporate/M&A), 2018

Jacques Bonvin has a strong focus on advising clients from the technology sectors on M&A transactions, venture capital and corporate finance mandates
Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2017

Recommended for banking expertise
Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2017

Jacques Bonvin "calm, reflective and effective" approach is admired
Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A), 2014

The "extremely experienced" attorney Jacques Bonvin is highly recommendable
Legal 500 (Banking&Finance), 2012

Jacques Bonvin is recommended for all aspects of corporate work
Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A), 2012

Jacques Bonvin has "a superlative legal mind and skills"
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2012

Jacques Bonvin is praised for his commitment to his client and his ability to think on his feet
Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A), 2011

Jacques Bonvin is "a strategic thinker"
Legal 500 EMEA (Banking&Finance), 2011

Jacques Bonvin is "outstanding"
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2010

"Very successful lawyer" Jacques Bonvin is "certainly a solid name in the Geneva area", according to peers
Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A), 2010

Tavernier Tschanz’s "pragmatic" and "highly experienced" team advises clients in a variety of industries including banking and financial services, IT, real estate, media, life sciences, and energy
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2010

Tavernier Tschanz advises clients across a wide range of business sectors including telecommunications, media, computer hardware and software, and hi-tech and life sciences. The group frequently represents banks, investors and start-ups in private equity and venture capital transactions
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2010

Best commercial transactions lawyer in Switzerland
World Finance Legal Award (Corporate/M&A), 2009

Jacques Bonvin is a highly respected figure ... [he] works with clients in the technology sector
Chambers Europe and Chambers Global (Corporate/M&A), 2009

Tavernier Tschanz is a 'real specialist for IT-related work' and partner Jacques Bonvin is a 'prominent lawyer' in the TMT field. The firm advises clients such as telecoms, media, biotech, science and medical technology companies in relation to complex IT work
Legal 500 (TMT), 2009

Jacques Bonvin's practice combines complex IT matters with a sound understanding of technology business issues
Legal 500 (TMT), 2008

Jacques Bonvin is a partner whose practice focuses on domestic and cross-border private equity, venture capital, start-up and M&A transactions. Known for his technology sector expertise
PLC Cross-border Handbooks, Private Equity, the law and leading lawyers worldwide, 2008

Jacques Bonvin is a highly esteemed attorney, maintaining a broad corporate practice encompassing general corporate and M&A, private equity and venture capital work
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A), 2008

"Entrepreneurs at the service of entrepreneurs" is how Jacques Bonvin [is] described (…). [He has] trained in major international law firms and brings a distinctive and innovative solution-based approach to [his] advice to clients
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2008

Jacques Bonvin advises Swiss and foreign companies on startup, M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. He is also involved in technology and financing matters. He was characterized as a "solution-oriented, pragmatic and committed expert who is able to think outside the box"
Chambers Global (Corporate/M&A), 2007

Tavernier Tschanz advises several start-ups, biotech and software companies in Geneva and French-speaking Switzerland. Jacques Bonvin leads the firm's work
Legal 500 (TMT), 2005

Tavernier Tschanz has a good track record on large and prestigious domestic M&A and restructuring for blue-chip clients, with 2004 seeing more deals than any previous year. The firm is a referral favourite of several Zurich firms without Geneva offices as well as of foreign firms. Jacques Bonvin is the best known individual for this work
Legal 500 (Corporate/M&A), 2005

Jacques Bonvin is recognised for his work on M&A transactions and venture capital matters.
Chambers (Global), 2022

Jacques Bonvin is recognised for M&A transactions and venture capital matters. He is "very smart" and "a very good technician."
Chambers (Corporate/M&A), 2021

Leaders League (Banking & Finance), 2022

Expert (M&A, Private Equity, Banking, Information Technology)
Expert Guides, 2019-2021