Walder Wyss advises Komax on the acquisition of Schleuniger

After the acquisition the Schleuniger Group is now part of the Komax Group. The combination of both companies was completed last 30th of August 2022 along with the associated capital increase. The 1,283,333 newly issued registered shares were allocated to Metall Zug in exchange for 100% of the Schleuniger shares. The new shares will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange as of 31 August 2022, thus increasing the number of listed registered shares of Komax Holding to 5,133,333. Metall Zug, the former owner of Schleuniger, now holds a 25% stake in Komax Holding.

Komax Holding is a globally active technology group based in the Canton of Lucerne. The group expects to generate revenues of CHF 560 to 580 million and an EBIT margin of around 11% in the 2022 financial year.

Walder Wyss has advised Komax Holding as Lead Counsel in this transaction. The team was led by Stefan Knobloch (partner, corporate/m&a, pictured) and Theodor Härtsch (partner, banking & finance) and included Christian Lütolf (managing associate, corporate/m&a), Dario Galli (senior associate, corporate/m&a) and Etienne Trandafir (associate, banking & finance) as well as Michael Kündig (senior associate, corporate/m&a) and Helene Tasman (junior associate, corporate/m&a).