Schellenberg Wittmer advises Austrian Railways on its investment in RAILTOUR

The ÖBB tour operator Rail Tours (Australian Railways) has joined the DER subsidiary Railtour Suisse in Switzerland by acquiring a 33.4% stake in the Swiss company. The ÖBB subsidiary hopes the transaction will give it better access to the Swiss market. Schellenberg Wittmer has acted as Swiss legal counsel to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) on its acquisition of 33.4% of the shares in RAILTOUR SUISSE, the renowned provider of rail tours in Switzerland and Europe.

Schellenberg Wittmer‘s team consisted of Pascal Hubli (pictured left) and Elia Claude Schunck (pictured right; both corporate/m&a) as well as Roland Mathys and Samuel Klaus (both ICT).