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MLL: Lindt & Sprüngli successfully enforces its LINDOR “Pouring Shot”

In preliminary injunction proceedings initiated by Lindt & Sprüngli, the Commercial Court of the Canton of Aargau prohibited the use of a copy of Lindt’s trademark protected “Pouring Shot” logo on the packaging of chocolate truffes by a supermarket chain (decision of 23 July 2021, HSU.2021.12).  Lindt & Sprüngli initiated preliminary injunction proceedings before the […]

Deal & transactions

Baker McKenzie advised OnlineDoctor in its acquisition of A.S.S.I.S.T

OnlineDoctor has acquired A.S.S.I.S.T., an artificial intelligence (AI) developer in the field of dermatology. The acquisition marks a first in OnlineDoctor’s history and is part of its strategy to bring the world’s first AI-supported medical product in teledermatology to market maturity. OnlineDoctor is the owner and operator of the teledermatology platforms onlinedoctor.ch, onlinedoctor.de and onlinedoctor.at. […]

Deal & transactions

MLL advised shareholders of Axis Electronics in the sale to

Shareholders of the UK-based Axis Electronics (Axis) has completed the sale of their shares to SIX listed Cicor Group. Founded originally as part of an international electronics company, Axis was established in 1995 as an independent, UK-based provider of electronic manufacturing services with a unique combination of service and technological capabilities specialising in high reliability, […]

Banking & Finance

Homburger: UBS issues CHF 265 m 3.375 per cent. Tier

UBS Group successfully completed its issuance of CHF 265 million 3.375 per cent. Tier 1 Capital Notes. The Notes are «high trigger» regulatory capital instruments that are eligible to fulfil UBS Group’s Swiss going concern requirements. The Notes are governed by Swiss law and have been provisionally admitted to trading, and application has been made […]


Smart Valor IPO on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market.

Smart Valor, a financial technology company operating a digital asset and cryptocurrency exchange, becomes the first digital assets exchange in Europe listed on Nasdaq.   As a fully compliant exchange, authorised by the financial supervisory authority of Liechtenstein, Smart Valor provides custody, trading and brokerage to customers from 130 countries.  Eversheds Sutherland advised Smart Valor on its […]

Banking & Finance

Memo Therapeutics closes Series B Financing at CHF 37m .

Memo Therapeutics, specialists in the field of antibody discovery and development, has closed an oversubscribed Series B financing round led by Swisscanto Invest at CHF37 million after securing an additional CHF23 million from a combination of strategic and financial investors, including Adjuvant Capital, Fresenius Medical Care Ventures, GF Group, Verve Ventures, Vesalius Biocapital and Zürcher […]

Deal & transactions

CMS advised Trilux on the acquisition of Mono-Licht 

Trilux, a Germany based luminaire developer and producer, has acquired Mono-Licht, a Swiss luminaire manufacturer based in Winterthur. With this acquisition, Trilux further expands its capacities in the field of architectural lighting and special luminaire production.  Mono-Licht is a family-owned company with more than 20 years of experience in luminaire manufacturing and employs around 25 people. Mono-Licht specializes […]

Deal & transactions

Advestra: Körber acquires Siemens Logistics’ mail and parcel business

The inter­na­tion­al tech­no­logy group Körber has pur­chased Siemens Logist­ics’ glob­al mail and par­cel busi­ness. With the strong market presence of Siemens Logistics in North Amer­ica and China, Körber sig­ni­fic­antly com­ple­ments its sup­ply chain offering with this acquisition. Advestra acted as Swiss leg­al coun­sel to Körber in the trans­ac­tion. The team com­prised partner Daniel Raun (pictured), […]

Capital Markets

Advestra: Xlife Sciences lists on the SIX Swiss Exchange Sparks

Xlife Sci­ences suc­cess­fully lis­ted its shares on the stand­ard ​“Sparks” of SIX Swiss Exchange — mak­ing it the very first list­ing on the new and reg­u­lated SME seg­ment of SIX Swiss Exchange. Xlife Sci­ences focuses on the value devel­op­ment and com­mer­cial­izsa­tion of prom­ising early-stage research pro­jects from uni­ver­sit­ies and oth­er research insti­tu­tions in the life sci­ences industry. Pre­vi­ously, the shares of Xlife Sci­ences were […]

Deal & transactions

CMS advised Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken on its business expansion

As of 1 January 2022, Vista Klinik Holding in Binningen has acquired Klinik ZüriSeh and will continue to operate it under the name Vista Augenklinik Wollishofen in the future. With this acquisition, Vista strengthens its presence in Zurich and expands to the right lakeside. Further, Vista Klinik Holding has taken over Augenklinik Bucher on 16 December 2021 and will thus also […]