Walder Wyss advises Axalta on the acquisition of André Koch

Axalta Coating Systems Group has completed the acquisition of André Koch, a well-established provider of car repair and maintenance services. André Koch, previously privately owned, has excelled in the premium segment of the refinish market in Switzerland. This strategic acquisition enhances Axalta’s market presence, allowing André Koch to continue delivering top-tier services and premium products to Swiss customers.

Walder Wyss provided legal counsel to Axalta Coating Systems in this transaction. The advisory team, co-led by partners Alexander Gutmans (pictured left) and Robert von Rosen (pictured right, both corporate /M&A), and included Lukas Wyss (partner, banking/finance), Markus Frick (partner, competition), Gion Giger (counsel, competition), Michelle Bruni (managing associate, corporate/M&A and tax), Jonas Knechtli (managing associate, employment), Yannick Moser (managing associate, employment), Bojan Momic (associate, employment), Naomi Toren (associate, litigation/arbitration), Michael Schmassmann (associate, competition), Felix Tuchschmid (associate, competition), Simon Olstein (associate, corporate/M&A), and Lucas Maurer (associate, corporate/M&A).