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Advestra advises Altor on the acquisition in VTU Group 

As we have informed here, Altor Funds have entered into an agree­ment to acquire a major­ity share­hold­ing in VTU Group, a lead­ing life sci­ences and green trans­ition pro­cess engin­eer­ing com­pany, from funds advised by DPE Deutsche Private Equity Man­agement III. Altor will sup­port VTU’s strategy to become a European lead­er in high value-added pro­cess engin­eer­ing ser­vices for life sci­ences indus­tries and a sec­tor […]

Deal & transactions

Advestra advises FMA Group on the acquisition of NOX

FMA Hold­ing, a port­fo­lio com­pany of Liberta Part­ners, has acquired NOX Sys­tems, a lead­ing developer and man­u­fac­turer in the field of secur­ity tech­no­logy, with a focus on secur­ity and access con­trol sys­tems, headquartered in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. With this acquisition, FMA Group underlines its strong growth with another strategic purchase in a niche market that opens up a new entry for security […]

Banking & Finance

Advestra advises on USD 400m provisioning for Diebold Nixdorf

Advestra advised a group of fin­ance parties as to mat­ters of Swiss law on the refin­an­cing of cer­tain debt and on the pro­vi­sion of USD 400 mil­lion in new cap­it­al for Diebold Nix­dorf, Incor­por­ated. These trans­ac­tions include the com­ple­tion of Diebold Nix­dor­f’s pre­vi­ously announced exchange offer and con­sent soli­cit­a­tion with respect to its out­stand­ing 8.50% Seni­or Notes due 2024 and the com­ple­tion […]

Banking & Finance

Advestra advises Patrimonium on refinancing of BOGNER

Pat­ri­moni­um Middle Mar­ket Debt Fund has com­mit­ted as a stra­tegic fin­an­cing part­ner to Willy Bogn­er and provides debt fin­an­cing to refin­ance exist­ing bank debt. BOGNER, based in Munich, is an internationally lifestyle company and leading supplier of exclusive sports fashion, luxury sportswear and designer fashion. The company operates in over 50 countries with its BOGNER (Woman, Man, […]

Capital Markets

Advestra advises on the rights offering by Meyer Burger

Mey­er Bur­ger Tech­no­logy suc­cess­fully com­pleted a cap­it­al increase rais­ing gross pro­ceeds of approx­im­ately CHF 250 mil­lion. The trans­ac­tion con­sisted of an offer­ing of sub­scrip­tion rights and the sub­sequent place­ment of shares for which rights were not exer­cised. The pro­ceeds from the offer­ing shall be used in par­tic­u­lar for the expan­sion of Mey­er Bur­ger­’s pro­duc­tion of sol­ar cells and sol­ar […]

Banking & Finance

Advestra advises Société Générale on financing of locomotives for SBB

Société Générale is provid­ing the fin­an­cing for the acquis­i­tion of 35 Vec­tron AC loco­mot­ives from Siemens Mobil­ity. The loco­mot­ives will be acquired by Reich­muth & Co Invest­ment Man­age­ment through its invest­ment vehicle Lok­Roll 3 and made avail­able to SBB Cargo for eight years by way of a leas­ing arrange­ment via the asset man­ager Northrail. Deliv­ery of the loco­mot­ives is sched­uled for 2024. Advestra has acted as Swiss leg­al […]

Deal & transactions

Advestra advises Swisspearl on the financing of the acquisition of

Swis­spearl, go-to part­ner for the design of aes­thet­ic and sus­tain­able build­ing envel­opes and liv­ing spaces acquired Dan­ish Cem­brit from the Swedish invest­ment com­pany Solix. Cem­brit is one of Europe’s main man­u­fac­tur­ers of fiber cement façade and build­ing pan­els as well as roof­ing products. With the acquisition of Cembrit, Swisspearl is continuing its growth path and […]

Capital Markets News

Advestra: GBL acquires a majority stake in Sanoptis

Groupe Bruxelles Lam­bert (GBL) acquires a major­ity stake in San­optis, a net­work of oph­thal­mo­logy clin­ics across Ger­many and Switzer­land, from the private equity Telemos Cap­it­al. GBL is com­mit­ting up to EUR 750 mil­lion in equity for this trans­ac­tion with the aim to accelerate the company’s growth in partnership with its management and doctors. In this sense, as part of the transaction, the […]


VT5 Acquisition Company raises CHF 200m in successful IPO

The first Swiss SPAC, VT5 Acquis­i­tion Com­pany, suc­cess­fully priced its ini­tial pub­lic offer­ing. The list­ing of the Class A Shares and Redeem­able War­rants on the SIX Swiss Exchange is expec­ted for 15 Decem­ber 2021. The deal was over­sub­scribed, with a total amount of cap­it­al raised of approximately CHF 200 mil­lion. VT5 plans an acquis­i­tion of one or (if at the same time) more oper­at­ing com­pan­ies or busi­nesses with­in 24 months […]

Deal & transactions

Advestra with Swiss investor group on the acquisition of Geschenkidee.ch

A Swiss investor group advised by SME Equity Part­ners has acquired Ring­i­er’s shares in Ges​chen​kidee​.ch, the oper­at­ing com­pany of ges​chen​kidee​.ch, an online shop in Switzer­land for gift items and experiences. Advestra acted as leg­al coun­sel to the investor group. The team con­sisted of partner Beda Kaufmann (pictured), partner Thomas Reut­ter, associate Annina Ham­mer and legal intern Stefanie Ram­sper­ger […]