Alexander Gutmans

Alexander Gutmans

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law and Notary




Direct phone: +41 58 658 14 51

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Alexander Gutmans is a partner at Walder Wyss since 2014. He advises national and international clients in the fields of commercial and corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and financings as well as in the field of health care and life sciences in contractual and regulatory matters. As a notary of the canton Basel-Stadt he accompanies his clients in commercial register and real estate register transactions as well as German notarisations. Alexander Gutmans is also active as board member.

Born in 1967, Alexander Gutmans studied at the university of Basel (lic. iur. 1990; Dr. iur. 1995) and Lausanne an received a master’s degree from Yale Law School (LL.M. 1996). In 1993 Alexander Gutmans was admitted as attorney at law and in 2002 as notary. He started his professional career as legal counsel at Sandoz AG and after an assignment as foreign associate with an American law firm in New York he worked during 15 years as a lawyer for a leading Swiss law firm with offices in Basel, Bern and Zurich, during the last 11 years as a partner.

Alexander Gutmans‘ professional work languages are German and English. He also speaks French.

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BC Platforms Announces USD 20 Million Growth Financing led by Jolt Capital joins Elvaston

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Versant Ventures launches Cimeio Therapeutics with USD 50m Series A

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GlycoEra CHF 45m Series A Financing

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Alentis Therapeutics raises USD 67m in Series B Financing

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Noema Pharma CHF 54m Series A Financing

Synendos Therapeutics CHF 20m Series A Financing

VectivBio USD 110m Crossover Financing

Monte Rosa Therapeutics USD 96 million Series B Financing

BioVersys CHF 19 mio. Series B Financing Round

Versant Ventures launches Matterhorn Biosciences

Versant Ventures launches Bright Peak Therapeutics

Walder Wyss advises BC Platforms on $15 million Series C Financing and on a Partnership with IQVIA to Extend Data Analytics in Genomics

ImmunOs Therapeutics AG raises CHF 15m in Series A Financing

Lindsay Goldberg acquires Bilcare Research Group

Boehringer Ingelheim acquires Amal Therapeutics SA

2020 Best Lawyers Awards

Seed Financing Round in Premark Pharma GmbH

CHF 12.5 Million financing round in Alentis Therapeutics AG

Precision Surfacing Solutions acquires Meyer Burger's wafering business

SHS invests in Swiss life science company evitria AG

Cellestia Biotech AG: CHF 20 million Series A financing round

TOLREMO Therapeutics AG CHF 9 million Series A Financing Round

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BC Platforms CHF 10 Mio. B Round

BioVersys CHF 5.5 Mio. Series A Round

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Bayer sells Diabetes Care business

Bayer and CRISPR Therapeutics form Gene Editing Joint Venture

Honeywell acquires Aviaso

Financing Round of CRISPR Therapeutics

Avanade to aquire

P&I Personal & Informatik Ltd. acquires business division HR from Soreco Ltd.

SVC-AG für KMU Risikokapital acquires minority stake in Stratpharma AG

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