Established 1936, Niederer Kraft & Frey (NKF) is a preeminent Swiss law firm with a proven track record of legal excellence and innovation.
NKF regularly acts on the most important and demanding capital markets transactions entrusted to Swiss law firms and is ranked leading for capital markets by all legal directories. Over the last several years, NKF has acted on a number of high profile IPOs, including serving as lead counsel to the issuer in the IPO of VAT Group AG (the largest Swiss IPO in 2016), Swiss counsel to the issuer in the IPO of EDAG Engineering Group AG (the largest IPO of a Swiss company abroad in 2015) and Swiss counsel to the underwriters in the IPO of Sunrise Communications AG (the largest Swiss IPO in 2015).
NKF works and thinks internationally. As a market leader in Switzerland, it has built long-standing relationships with the world's best international law firms. The majority of its lawyers have undertaken further training at American, British or other foreign universities and many have gained professional experience in partner law firms abroad.
Thanks to its heritage and market position, NKF offers innovative and sustainable services, and avoids being influenced by short-term trends. It attaches great importance to combining a highly professional approach and persistence in pursuing its clients’ goals with being easy to work with, even in the most demanding situations.