Dan Mamane, a Swiss entrepreneur, announced the acquisition of Conforama Suisse, a Swiss home appliances, furniture, and electronics retailer. It is headquartered in Bussigny, canton of Vaud, Switzerland and operates 22 stores in Switzerland, employing 1,200 people. Mamane is a serial entrepreneur, with extensive knowledge of the Swiss home furnishings market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Schellenberg Wittmer acted as legal advisor to a group of Swiss private investors in this transaction, including Dan Mamane according to Mergermarket. Vulcain was the exclusive financial adviser to Dan Mamane and KPMG as accountant to the entrepreneur.
The team at Schellenberg Wittmer advising on the carve-out transaction was led jointly by Christoph Vonlanthen (pictured left) and Oliver Triebold (pictured right) and included Marcel Jakob and Yannick Caballero Cuevas (M&A), Anita Schläpfer, Grégoire Wuest, Edmond Kohler and Fabio Hurni (Banking and Finance), Roland Mathys, Samuel Klaus and Amalie Wijesundera (ICT), David Mamane (Antitrust), Philipp Groz (IP), Michael Nordin, Jean-Frédéric Maraia, Roland Wild and Julien Witzig (Tax), as well as Josef Caleff, Amanda Burnand Sulmoni and Céline Schmid (Real Estate).