Who advises Santhera on its up to CHF 24 m equity-linked financing with IRIS

Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding announced that it had entered into an equity-linked financing arrangement with IRIS (France) in the initial gross amount of up to CHF 12 m over 12 months (subject to certain conditions), with the option to extend by another CHF 12 m over another 12 months.
Homburger acts as legal and tax counsel to Santhera. The team is led by partner Dieter Gericke (corporate and m&a – pictured) and includes partner Stefan Oesterhelt (tax), counsel Eduard de Zordi (banking and finance), associate Daniel Häusermann and junior associate Oliver Kneubühl (both corporate and m&a).
Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to the investor. The team included  partner Thomas U. Reutter and associate Alexander von Jeinsen (both capital markets) as well as partner Susanne Schreiber and associate Elena Kumashova (both tax).