Far Point Acquisition Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Global Blue, from Silver Lake and Partners Group. Global Blue is a Switzerland based supplier of financial services for the merchant market in their interactions with foreign customers and a provider of tax processing services.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Niederer Kraft Frey, and Kirkland & Ellis acted as legal advisors to Global Blue and its shareholders. Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Far Point Acquisition Corporation. The team included Urs Kaegi (pictured), Susanne Schreiber, Michael Trippel, Frederic Mancosu, Nadina Duss, Marc Poltera, Rebecca Schori (all corporate), Elena Kumashova and Ricardo Marino (tax), Oliver Rudlinger (property), Fanny Sutter and Laura Widmer (employment).