Baker McKenzie advises Swisscanto on property sales in Neuchâtel

Baker McKenzie has advised Swisscanto Anlagestiftung, represented by the Cantonal Bank of Zurich, on the separate sales of two prime properties with offices, cleanrooms and light industrial spaces in the canton of Neuchâtel to Swissroc Asset Management, acting on behalf of Swissroc Industrial Opportunities, and to Bonhôte-Immobilier SICAV.

The Asset Management of the Cantonal Bank of Zurich is one of the country’s leading providers of investment and pension solutions, with approximately CHF 216 billion in assets under management, of which approximately CHF 12 billion is invested in Swiss real estate. The firm offers its customers a tailored and comprehensive service portfolio of investments and pensions.

Meanwhile, Swisscanto Anlagestiftung, which was established in 1973, is among the largest and most well-known investment foundations in Switzerland.

Baker McKenzie Switzerland has advised Swisscanto Anlagestiftung on all legal aspects of this asset deal. The team was led by Charles Gschwind (partner, real estate, Geneva/Zurich, pictured left) and consisted of Samuel Marbacher (partner, real estate, Zurich, pictured right) and Kim Jean Dachtler (associate, real estate, Geneva).