Lenz & Staehelin advises Amundi on acquiring Alpha

Amundi signed an agreement to acquire Alpha Associates, a Swiss-based independent asset manager offering private markets multi-manager investment solutions. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and expected to close by the third quarter of 2024.

This acquisition will position Amundi as a leading European player in this space with a team of over 70 experts, a combined EUR 20 billion of assets under management, an enhanced multi-manager offering spanning across private debt, infrastructure, private equity and venture capital, and an enlarged client and geographical footprint.

Lenz & Staehelin advised Amundi on this transaction. The team was led by (pictured from left to right) Tino Gaberthüel and Simone Ehrsam (both M&A) and included Arnold Romero, Ananda Lee (both M&A), Astrid Waser, Sandro Travaglini (both Competition), Patrick Schärli, Patrick Sattler (both Regulatory), Anja Affolter Marino (Employment), Lukas Aebi (Tax) and Leo Rusterholz (IT).