Basler & Hofmann Group, a family owned group of engineering, planning and consulting companies with 700 employees in Switzerland, Germany, Slovakia as well as Singapore, develops pioneering solutions in the construction, mobility, energy, safety and the environmental sectors. Basler & Hofmann West (currently being renamed Gruner Region Bern) is a Swiss-based operating company active in the fields of building services, civil engineering and spatial planning. Gruner is a leading Swiss engineering and planning company, which offers a comprehensive range of services for private and public clients in the areas of buildings, infrastructure and energy.
Niederer Kraft Frey acted as counsel to Basler & Hofmann Group on the sale of its subsidiary Basler & Hofmann West to Gruner. The transaction closed on 28 January 2021. The team was led by M&A partner Adrian Koller (pictured), working with senior associate Andrea Giger, junior associate Selim Lötscher (both M&A) and partners Nicolas Birkhäuser (IP/Antitrust) and Markus Kronauer (Tax).