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After passing the bar exam, Carl Ludwig Raafaub worked for the UBS bank and later served as legal consultant at ABB in Baden where he was responsible for the areas of Industry and Rolling Stock, as well as the M + A business for Swiss "targets"; in this role he also led global contract negotiations. Subsequently, he headed a law firm focused on advising SMEs in Zurich, while maintaining the business-oriented focus of an "in house consultant" and he was also often involved as their spokesman in negotiations. In all these years he further supervised numerous acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings of Swiss companies.
As a member of the supervisory board of the Duagon Holding AG, he led the sale of the subsidiary Duagon AG in 2017, which concluded a period of about 15 years of investment activities in "start-up" companies and SMEs from different areas.
Carl Ludwig Raafaub continues to advise clients on the structuring of investments and M + A transactions, corporate development and divestments. He supports investors and companies during negotiations and in the compilation and the management of external expert teams.