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Corporate Deal & transactions

Baker McKenzie advises Bächler + Güttinger on its multi merger 

Baker McKenzie Switzerland has advised Bächler + Güttinger, a renowed gardening and landscaping company in Switzerland, on its merger with three well established Swiss gardening and landscaping businesses, namely Menétrey, based in the canton of Vaud, Egger and Berger Roman, both based in the canton of Solothurn. This merger will enable Bächler + Güttinger to […]


Baker McKenzie expands its partnership

Baker McKenzie expands its membership with the incorporation of three new partners in Switzerland and 116 new partners worldwide. In this sense, Baker McKenzie has elected 75 new partners, an increase of 22% from 2021, demonstrating clear and growing confidence in the continued success of the firm. Additionally, 41 lateral partner hires have joined the partnership, […]

Deal & transactions

Baker McKenzie advises ARGO-HYTOS in the sale of 79.5% of

Baker McKenzie has advised the two owners of ARGO-HYTOS Group, Christian Kienzle and FSP CAPCELLENCE, on selling their 79.5% of the shares in the company to Voith Group, a German industrial technology group. Through this deal, Voith has acquired a majority stake in Argo-Hytos, the Swiss hydraulic components manufacturer backed by mid-market sponsor Capcellence. A […]

Deal & transactions

Arsenal Capital Partners acquires ATP Group from Bregal. The advisors

Arsenal Capital Partners, a global private equity firm focusing on franchises in the healthcare and industrial sectors, has completes its acquisition of ATP Group from Bregal Unternehmerkapital. Swiss headquartered ATP Group is a manufacturer of water-based adhesives tapes with production sites in Europe and the United States.  Schellenberg Wittmer  acted as Swiss legal counsel to […]

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. […]

Banking & Finance

Baker McKenzie advises UBS Switzerland on LIBOR transition

Baker McKenzie advised UBS Switzerland as sole Swiss legal counsel on the switch from LIBOR to risk-free rates in their Swiss-law-governed syndicated credit facility agreements with UBS Switzerland acting as agent.   Given UBS Switzerland’s strong position in the Swiss syndicated loan market, Baker McKenzie Switzerland produced a substantial part of the Swiss LIBOR switch […]

Banking & Finance

Baker McKenzie advised elleXX universe on its Seed Financing Round

  elleXX universe, an independent money media platform for women, founded by Nadine Jürgensen, Patrizia Laeri and Simone Züger hass (pictured left),  completed its seed financing round, with the advice of Baker McKenzie. elleXX aims to close the gap in financial wealth between women and men by bringing together content and investment. Patrizia Laeri, ceo and […]

Capital Markets

Novartis to sell its Roche bearer shares to Roche for

Novartis has entered into an agreement to sell 53.3 million (approximately 33%) Roche bearer shares in a bilateral transaction to Roche for a consideration of USD 20.7 billion. Novartis had acquired the stake between 2001 and 2003 for approximately USD 5 billion. The investment delivered dividends in excess of USD 6 billion to date. Over […]