Baker McKenzie advised startup Avrios International and its shareholders on the sale of all equity interests in Avrios to US investor Battery Ventures. In addition to Avrios, Battery Ventures is acquiring Vimcar, a Berlin-based startup that also specializes in fleet management, and will be merging the two companies with the goal of creating a large, […]
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Baker McKenzie has advised Transcom, a global customer experience specialist, on its acquisition of Forcontact, a customer services provider specializing in luxury fashion and retail e-commerce. With this purchase, Transcom aims to strengthen its attractiveness in the e-commerce luxury and retail CX market. At the same time, by joining the Transcom group, Forcontact benefits from […]
Baker McKenzie Switzerland expands its employment & compensation practice with new lateral partner hire. The law firm has enhanced its employment group in Switzerland by hiring Christoph Stutz, a renowed employment and social security law specialist, as a new lateral partner. Stutz will be working with Peter Reinert’s practice group. Prior to this, Stutz worked at […]
DDM Group has acquired Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services, the Swiss market leader for prepaid cards. DDM Group, headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, operates as an active investor and partner for financial institutions in Europe including acquisitions of assets and companies previously held by banks, such as is the case with Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services. With its […]
Merck, a global science and technology company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Chord Therapeutics, a Swiss-based biotech company focused on rare neuroinflammatory diseases. With this step, Merck expands its neurology pipeline with the acquisition of the rights to develop cladribine for the treatment of generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder […]
La Mobilière, TX Group, Ringier and General Atlantic form a joint venture to create a digital marketplace group. The CEO of the joint venture will be Gilles Despas, currently CEO of the Scout24 Switzerland group. The merger of TX Markets and Scout24 Schweiz’s online marketplaces will form a Swiss group spanning the real estate, vehicle, financial services and general […]
The team was jointly led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate / M & A) and Christian Hagen (Managing Associate, Corporate / M & A) and further comprised Jürg Schneider (Partner, IPIT), Christoph Stutz (Consultant, Labor Law), Nico Bernhard ( Associate, Corporate / M & A), Angela Kummer (Associate, Corporate / M & A) and Dzevrije Zendeli (Associate, Corporate / M & A).
The Walder Wyss team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Partner, Corporate/M&A - pictured) and Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A)
Jinzhou Halla Electrical Equipment (JHEECO), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chinese Wonder Auto Group, has acquired the electromobility business from the thyssenkrupp-group by way of an asset deal.