Tags : Michael Kissling

Deal & transactions

Walder Wyss advises TX Group on Clear Channel Switzerland acquisition

TX Group and its subsidiary Goldbach have signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of Clear Channel Holding Switzerland, a driver for innovation in the Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising business, from Clear Channel International Limited. Goldbach Group is already active in the Out-of-Home advertising business through its majority stake in Neo Advertising. The acquisition of Clear […]

Deal & transactions

Walder Wyss with ELSA in its bid to acquire a

The milk market is on the move. Migros wants to acquire a 50 percent stake in Aaremilch through its subsidiary ELSA. Both the retailer and the dairy farmers’ organisation are hoping for a stronger position in the market. Aaremilch’s history dates back to 2007. At that time, Lobag Milch, based in Ostermundigen, was founded. In […]

Deal & transactions

Riverside Acquires ACTANDO

Riverside Company, a global private equity investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has announced the acquisition of Geneva-based Actando. The software and services company Actando is a global learning organization that provides technology-enabled learning solutions to life sciences commercial teams that advance critical skills and capabilities across marketing, omnichannel, sales, key […]

Deal & transactions

A.P. Moller Holding enters into an agreement to acquire Unilabs

A.P. Moller Holding, the parent company of the Danish A.P. Moller Group founded and run by the Maersk family, has acquired Unilabs, a pan-European provider of laboratory and imaging diagnostics services, from funds advised by Apax Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the next few months, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory […]

Deal & transactions

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 […]

Deal & transactions

PR agency Cr Kommunikation joins the Myty Group. The advisors 

The full service PR and communications agency Cr Kommunikation “CRK”  joins the Myty Group as the second Swiss agency after The House from Zurich. The agency network grows to a total of six agencies in the DACH region within one year of being founded.   CRK brings its communication skills, public relations, public affairs, lobbying, social PR, employer branding, and its many […]

Banking & Finance

Wefox completes its USD 650 mln series C financing. The

The insurtech startup Wefox – with its Zurich based parent company Wefox Holding (formerly FinanceApp) – has completed on 1 June a Series C financing round of 650 million USD. The legal team Walder Wyss advised the company in this transaction with a team led by Florian Gunz Niedermann (partner, corporate/m&a, pictured) and Christian Lütolf (managing associate, corporate/m&a) and […]

Deal & transactions

Mérieux Equity Partners Invest EUR 40 mln in Swixx Biopharma

Mérieux Equity Partners, France (MxEP) has agreed to invest EUR 40 million into Swixx Biopharma, Switzerland (Swixx), taking a minority position. SIX listed HBM Healthcare Investments who had invested in Swixx in 2017, will co-invest alongside Mérieux, increasing HBM’s investment in Swixx by EUR 5 million. MxEP has arrangements in place to increase its investment […]