H2 Energy Europe, a Swiss pioneer in the fields of renewable energies and hydrogen technology, and Phillips 66 have concluded an agreement to develop up to 250 retail hydrogen refuelling stations across Germany, Austria and Denmark by 2026 through a 50-50 joint venture between their subsidiaries, Phillips 66 Limited and H2 Energy Europe. The agreement […]
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FEMSA and Valora join forces in an agreement for the acquisition of Valora Holding by FEMSA. The leading Latin American retailer will acquire Swiss Valora in a cash tender offer. Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (“FEMSA”) headquartered in Monterrey (Mexico) and listed on the Mexican and New York stock exchanges, and Valora Holding (“Valora”; […]
IWG, a global supplier of flexible workspace solutions, has entered into the merger of certain of its digital and technology assets with The Instant Group, an independent provider of flexible workspace platforms and services. IWG is investing GBP 270 million to acquire the shares, with Instant management expected to invest a further GBP 50 million […]
Exceet Group, a company of the exceet Group, has entered into an agreement with a fund advised by AFINUM Management to sell its portfolio company GS Swiss PCB. The manufacturer of highly miniaturized printed circuit boards for the medical technology and aerospace sectors is based in the Swiss Canton of Schwyz. The completion of the transaction is not […]
Bär & Karrer advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a professional investment management organization, as an investor in Sportradar in connection with Sportradar’s initial public offering. Sportradar is a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services. The shares are trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol […]
Deutsche Börse Group acquires a majority stake in Crypto Finance, a financial group under consolidated FINMA supervision that offers trading, storage, and investment in digital assets to institutional and professional clients, , in exchange for an investment in “a moderate three-digit CHF million range,” according to a press release. Bär & Karrer acted as legal […]
Bär & Karrer advised Deutsche Börse in the acquisition of the remaining 49% stake in Clearstream Fund Center from UBS, advised Baker McKenzie, for CHF 390 million. Following the acquisition Deutsche Börse becomes the sole shareholder of Clearstream, the European fund distribution platform. The acquisition of the initial 51% stake took place on 30 September 2020. On this transaction, Bär & Karrer has acted with a team including Mariel […]
The Sage Group, a market-leading provider of business software products and solutions, has entered into an agreement for the sale of its Swiss business to Infoniqa, a provider of HR software solutions majority-owned by Warburg Pincus. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions and is expected to complete within the next twelve months. Bär […]
Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Valtech S.E. in these transactions. The team included Mariel Hoch, Fabienne Perlini, Florentin Weibel and Marlene Lienau (all M&A), Susanne Schreiber, Martin Leu and Kerim Tbaishat (all Tax), Laura Widmer (Employment), Ruth Bloch-Riemer (Pensions/Social Security) as well as Markus Wang and Annina Läubli (both IP/IT).
The team included Mariel Hoch (pictured), Marlene Lienau, Florentin Weibel, Mattia Brugger and Dominik Kleinstück (all M&A/Corporate), Markus Wang and Tobias Rebmann (both IP/IT), Susanne Schreiber and David Weimann (both Tax), Lukas Roesler (Finance), Rocco Rigozzi (Corporate, Real Estate and Notarial Services), Laura Widmer and Laura Rubeli (both Employment), Ruth Bloch-Riemer and David Weimann (both Pension) as well as Christian Kunz (Data Protection).