Dovista purchases Arbonia’s Windows Division: the advisors

Dovista, part of the Danish VKR Group, and Arbonia have reached an agreement concerning the purchase of Arbonia’s Windows Division. The transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities. Dovista houses leading vertical window brands in Scandinavia. Arbonia Windows Division is a vertical windows and doors manufacturer with companies in Switzerland, Germany, Poland and Slovakia with main activities in Central Europe.

The teams

Walder Wyss advised Dovista in this transaction on all legal aspects. The team was led by Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A – pictured right) and Samuel Lieberherr (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A) and further included Michael Kündig (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Reto Jacobs (Partner, Antitrust and Competition), Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Gion Giger (Counsel, Antitrust and Competition), Riccardo Brazerol (Associate, Corporate M&A), Sarah Eichenberger (Associate, Employment) and Dimitrios Berger (Associate, Corporate M&A).

Lawyers from Baker McKenzie’s Zurich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Prague and Warsaw offices advised Arbonia on the sale. The team was led by Partner Alexander Fischer (pictured left), who was supported in Zurich by Philippine Dalla Corte as well as Matthias Courvoisier, Boris Wenger, Peter Reinert, Petra Hanselmann, Samuel Marbacher, Alexander Blaeser, Markus Wolf, Roger Thomi, Basil Kirby, Susanne Liebel-Kotz, Fabian Greutert, and Laurence Witschi. The team also comprised of Nikolaus Reinhuber, Jens Rikus, Nicole Bassmann and Katja Haeferer in Frankfurt, Andreas Schulz in Berlin, Viktoria Ritter in Munich, Tomas Skoumal, Vlastimil Kreysa, Marek Disman, Michal Simcina and Samuel Bodik in Prague, and Tomasz Krzyzowski, Piotr Wysocki, Piotr Maksymiuk, Katarzyna Lisiewska, Mikolaj Piaskowski, Piotr Ciepiela, Michal Pakosz, Kamil Matyskiewicz, Michal Lisawa, Jakub Zebrowski, Piotr Szczecinski and Piotr Pawlowski in Warsaw.