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Deal & transactions

Bär & Karrer Advises Achroma on the Acquisition of Huntsman’s

Archroma, a leader in sustainable specialty chemicals and solutions and a portfolio company of U.S.-based private investment firm SK Capital Partners, has entered into a definitive agreement with Huntsman Corporation to acquire Huntsman’s Textile Effects division. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the […]

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Bär & Karrer advises on the sale of Confinale Group

Confinale Group, a Swiss-based consulting specialist for digital banking and solution for wealth management, has been sold to HLC Technologies UK. The subsidiary of IT services company HCL Technologies, has signed a definitive pact for acquisition of the Switzerland-based company. With this strategic acquisition, HCL will expand its footprint in the global wealth management market. […]

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Bär & Karrer advise on the sale of Gebrüder Renggli

The shareholders of Rehold have entered into a share purchase agreement for the sale of Rehold and its operating subsidiary Gebrüder Renggli to TT Medic. Gebrüder Renggli is a supplier of thermoplastic products for the medical sector and will enter into a partnership with Hubertus Goller (Goller Systems), a subsidiary of TT Medic.  TT Medic […]

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Wealth management platform FNZ acquires Appway. The advisors

FNZ, a global wealth management platform, has agreed to acquire Appway from its founding shareholders and Summit Partners. Appway is a provider of client onboarding and client servicing for financial institutions. The transaction is due to be completed early in the first quarter of 2022. This strategic acquisition gives FNZ significant technology expertise in enterprise-grade, […]

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Planet Payment Group acquisition of Datatrans. The advisors

Planet Payment Group, an international provider of integrated payment solutions owned by Advent International and Eurazeo, has acquired Zurich based Datatrans, a provider of advanced payment solutions in the Swiss market. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The new investment will support the Datatrans s position in the market and enable it to expand into new […]

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KKR to acquire Biosynth Carbosynth from Armira and ceo Urs

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR), a global investment firm, and Biosynth Carbosynth, a life sciences reagents and custom synthesis and manufacturing services company, have entered into an agreement where KKR will acquire Biosynth Carbosynth from Armira and ceo Urs Spitz. Spitz and senior managers of the company will retain a significant ownership stake and […]

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Partners Group in the acquisition into Breitling from CVC. The

Partners Group, a global private markets firm, has, on behalf of its clients, agreed to acquire a significant minority stake in  Swiss watchmaker Breitling from CVC Capital Partners Fund VI and management. Closing of the transaction is subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities. Partners Group will partner with CVC Capital Partners and management […]

Banking & Finance

Mubadala in Open Mineral $33m Series C investment round. The

Switzerland based Open Mineral has raised $33 million led by Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, Mubadala Investment Company, to accelerate growth of its global digital trade platform for base metal commodities. Existing investors Xploration Capital and Emerald Technology Ventures were joined by new investors Statkraft Ventures and Lingfeng Capital in the Series C round.   The metal raw commodities market is a $200 billion […]

Deal & transactions

Bär & Karrer advises EQT on the sale of Unilode Aviation Solutions 

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to  EQT Infrastructure II fund in the agreement to sell Unilode Aviation Solutions to Basalt Infrastructure Partners, an independent infrastructure investment firm with a transatlantic focus on mid-market infrastructure. The transaction is expected to close during Q3 2021.  Bär & Karrer team includes Christoph Neeracher (pictured), Thomas Rohde, Yves Suter, Lukas Bründler and Lazar Lepir (all m&a), Laura Widmer (Employment), Markus Wang and Jonas Bornhauser (both ip/it and data protection), Kilian Müller (real estate), Mani Reinert (antitrust), Ralph Malacrida and Micha Schilling (both Financing) as well as