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Real Estate

Baker McKenzie advises Swisscanto on property sales in Neuchâtel

Baker McKenzie has advised Swisscanto Anlagestiftung, represented by the Cantonal Bank of Zurich, on the separate sales of two prime properties with offices, cleanrooms and light industrial spaces in the canton of Neuchâtel to Swissroc Asset Management, acting on behalf of Swissroc Industrial Opportunities, and to Bonhôte-Immobilier SICAV. The Asset Management of the Cantonal Bank […]

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 […]

Real Estate

Baker McKenzie with Swisscanto Anlagestiftung for an asset

Swisscanto Anlagestiftung, advised by the asset management of the Cantonal Bank of Zurich, purchased an office property in Lausanne. The selling company, a large Swiss corporate, has also entered into a lease agreement with Swisscanto Anlagestiftung. This showpiece asset, is located in a prestigious office locations in Lausanne. Swisscanto Invest is the asset manager of […]

Real Estate

Baker McKenzie: Edyn hospitality group acquires Hotel Ascot in Zurich

Edyn hospitality group has acquired Hotel Ascot in Zurich, which will reopen in summer 2023 under the name of edyn’s lifestyle brand, Locke. The purchase is edyn’s first entry into Switzerland and continues the rapid European expansion of its Locke brand, which opened in six new locations in 2021, including London, Cambridge, Dublin and Munich. […]

Real Estate

Baker McKenzie advises Galenica Group on the sale of headquarters

Baker McKenzie advised Galenica Group (Galenica) on the sale and leaseback of the property at its headquarters in Berne to a Credit Suisse Asset Management real estate fund for around CHF 40 million. ADVISORING TEAM Baker McKenzie advised Galenica Group in all legal aspects of the sale and leaseback. The Baker McKenzie team was led […]

Real Estate

Deka Immobilien Investment acquires major logistics building near Geneva 

Baker McKenzie advised Deka Immobilien Investment (“Deka”) on its successful acquisition of the EK2 building, a major warehouse and logistics building near Geneva, from a Compagnie des Parcs subsidiary. The EK2 building is a ground lease property on land owned by Fondation pour les terrains industriels (FTI), a cantonal public entity.  The recently completed multitenant EK2 building was developed as a multistory warehouse […]

Real Estate

Sale of the Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition prodcution site to the

Foodstuff company Hochdorf and its pension fund have entered into agreements with the Municipality of Hochdorf on the sale of its production site in Hochdorf, in the canton of Lucerne. The sale of the land and buildings with an aggregate land area exceeding 85,000 m2 on numerous plots (including several ground leases and sub-ground leases) […]

Deal & transactions

Swisscanto Real Estate Fund sells real estate site valued at

Baker McKenzie advised Swisscanto (CH) Real Estate Fund Responsible Swiss Commercial (“Fund”) on the sale of the property “Werkplatz Altenrhein” in Altenrhein near St. Gallen, one of the largest properties in the Fund’s portfolio with a market value of CHF 71 million as of 30 June 2021.   “Werkplatz Altenrhein” is an industrial and commercial […]

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 […]