KHS, manufacturer of filling and packaging equipment for beverage, food and non-food, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the SDAX-listed Salzgitter Group, and Ferrum, producing seaming machines, have entered into a cooperation creating a leading global provider of can seamer machines. As part of the joint venture the US seaming business of KHS and Ferrums’s global seaming business will be merged. Completion of the transaction is subject to merger control clearance.
Pestalozzi advised KHS on all Swiss law aspects of the transaction and coordinated the involved non Swiss law advisors. The team included: Severin Roelli (Partner – Corporate / M&A – pictured), Franz Schubiger (Partner – Corporate / M&A), Christoph Lang (Partner – Competition), Jonas Sigrist (Partner – Tax), Hannes F. Baumgartner (Associate – Corporate / M&A), Severin Etzensperger (Associate – Competition / IP & TMT), Raphael Widmer (Associate – Corporate / M&A), Roger S. Felder (Junior Associate – Corporate M&A)