Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials (MCAM), a leading global manufacturer of high performance materials, had announced in February to have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of all the recycling activities of Minger Kunststofftechnik through its Swiss subsidiary MCAM Symalit. With this agreement, MCAM Symalit AG will take over all recycling-related activities and assets, current agreements with customers and suppliers as well as all employees. The transaction was closed on March 31, 2020.
Vischer advised MCAM Symalit AG in this transaction. The team led by partner Felix W. Egli (corporate/m&a) and included partners Stefan Kohler (ip), Christoph Niederer (tax), Marc Prinz (employment), managing associate Thomas Krizaj (corporate/m&a), counsel Lukas Züst (corporate/m&a), senior associate Beatrice Leistner (tax), senior associate Sara Ianni-Mullins (employment), associates Ann Sofie Benz (immigration), Gian Geel (employment), Christian Gutzwiller (corporate/m&a), Sebastian Weber (corporate/m&a) and trainee lawyers Selim Keller, Sheila Pfenninger and Aleksandra Simic.