Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative investment manager, has acquired Covis Pharma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management. Covis Pharma is headquartered in the Netherlands and has branch operations in Switzerland.
Homburger acted as Swiss counsel to Cerberus and Covis Pharma. The team was led by partner Dieter Gericke (corporate and m&a, pictured) and included partner Gregor Bühler (ip/it) as well as associates Daniel Häusermann and Christophe Chatelanat (both corporate and m&a), Carola Winzeler (ip/it), Nina Rabaeus (employment and executive compensation), David Borer (banking and finance) and Céline Martin (tax).
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison served as legal counsel to Apollo.