VISCHER advised MediaShop in its BtoC and UBTC Switzerland’s acquisition

The German/Austrian retail group MediaShop has acquired the Swiss online retailer BtoC and the mail order business of UBTC Switzerland. The transaction was structured as a share and asset deal and marks a further cornerstone in MediaShop’s growth strategy.

The advisors

VISCHER advised MediaShop on the Swiss law aspects of this cross-border transaction. The team was led by Gian-Andrea Caprez (Partner, Corporate/M&A – pictured) and included Christian Gutzwiller (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Florian Angstmann (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Marc Ph. Prinz (Partner, Employment) and Florian Schaub (Senior Associate, Employment).

As previsouly reported by Legalcommunity.chLenz & Staehelin advised the sellers in this transaction. The team comprised Tino GaberthüelSimone Ehrsam and Lukas Held (all M&A).