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Corporate

CMS advised DuPont in its M&M Divestiture to Celanese

The global innovation leader with technology-based materials and solutions, DuPont has divested the majority of its former Mobility & Materials segment to Celanese for a purchase price of $11 billion in cash, subject to customary transaction adjustments in accordance with the transaction agreement dated February 17, 2022. CMS Switzerland advised DuPont Switzerland and handled all […]

Events

Foodcommunity Awards 2022, the winners

At the Principe di Savoia Hotel in Milan, the Foodcommunity Awards 2022 honoured chefs, formats, concepts, restaurants and brands in the food & beverage sector that have distinguished themselves over the past year for business growth. The event, in its sixth edition, is the result of a process of analysis of news and research carried […]

Capital Markets

Homburger advises UBS on its digital bond offering

As we have informed last 8 November 2022 here, UBS has launched its CHF 375 million senior unsecured digital bond. UBS, acting through its London branch, successfully completed its inaugural issuance of digital bonds, consisting of CHF 375 m 2.330 per cent. Notes due November 2025. The bonds are digital only and issued on the blockchain-based […]

Deal & transactions

Bär & Karrer advises Chojuu on its sale to Virtusan

The founders of Chojuu, a digital health startup and spin-off from ETH Zurich, working in the field of behavioral health interventions to improve people’s lives, sold their shares to Virtusan. The American-Swiss start-up was founded in 2020 by Dr Li Wu. Virtusan develops science-based, technology-supported, preventative and personalised digital solutions in the area of mental […]

Capital Markets

Homburger advises MCH Group on its rights offering

MCH Group, a renowed international live marketing company, has announced the result of its rights offering. The company will realise gross proceeds totalling CHF 76.9 million. MCH Group continues to have a stable, long-term anchor shareholder base after the completion of this rights issue: Lupa Systems will hold 38.52 % of the share capital in […]

Arbitration Litigation

Walder Wyss: double victories in arbitration proceedings

Walder Wyss has successfully represented a Swiss high-tech company both in arbitration proceedings (seated in Geneva and adjudicated under the WIPO Arbitration Rules) and before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court. The law firm has defended a client against a multi-million dollar claim challenging the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal. The dispute revolved around the question […]

Appointments

Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb new International Counsel at Homburger

Homburger‘s lawyer Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb has been promoted to International Counsel at the firm. Specializing in international arbitration, litigation and investigations, Silberstein-Loeb draws on a wealth of experience acquired practicing at a leading firm in New York and as a barrister in Five Paper, London. With this new promotion, Homburger strengthen further their capabilities in international […]

Appointments

Alexandra Johnson new Pestalozzi partner

Alexandra Johnson is joining the partnership at Pestalozzi in Geneva after nearly six years at Bär & Karrer. Johnson will strengthens Pestalozzi‘s dispute resolution practice. Alexandra Johnson has more than 20 years of experience in international arbitration. She focuses on representing clients in international arbitration and complex commercial disputes. She also regularly advises clients on […]