Bär & Karrer advises IK Partners on acquisition of Cinerius

IK Partners, a leading European private equity firm, acquired a majority stake in Cinerius Group. Cinerius is a Swiss headquartered leading platform for independent wealth managers in German-speaking European regions. The previous majority investor Summit Partners and the management continue to hold a significant stake in the group.

Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal advisor to IK Partners in this transaction. The team was co-led by Christoph Neeracher (pictured left) and Philippe Seiler (pictured right). The team included Luca Jagmetti, Elisabeth Rinderknecht, Luzius Bill, Yascha Fengler and Marc Bär (all M&A), Daniel Flühmann, Reto Kuoni, Jan Häring and Elias Hepp (all Regulatory), Susanne Schreiber and Fabian Capt (both Tax), Thomas Stoltz and Fabian Turtschi (Notarial Services), Lukas Roesler (Financing), Ruth Bloch-Riemer and Marco Weiss (both Social Security/Pensions), Christine Schweikard (IP/IT) as well as Rehana Harasgama (Data Protection).