Wenger Vieli has acted as legal counsel to the shareholders of Nanosurf, a Swiss company providing scanning probe microscopes, on the sale of a majority shareholding in the company to Lab14. Nanosurf will remain headquartered in Liestal and will firmly retain its strategic direction and operating model serving both academic and industrial customers in materials and life sciences.
Nanosurf is a Swiss high-tech company in the field of the development, manufacturing and distribution of scanning probe microscopes and comprehensive measuring systems for quality assurance in the micro- and nanometer range.
Lab14 is a group of successful high-tech companies that provide advanced manufacturing solutions for nano- and micro-fabrication as well as surface analysis solutions. Nanosurf will utilize the market and technology synergies with Lab14 to enhance its business across a wide range of fields, from biotechnologies to semiconductor manufacturing.
The Wenger Vieli team was led by partner Beat Speck (coporate m&a, pictured) and included Barbara Brauchli Rohrer (partner, tax), Michèle Joho-Menotti (senior associate, corporate m&a), Andrea Riccardo Frey (associate, corporate m&a), Philipp Baumann (associate, corporate m&a) and Dario Schönbächler (junior lawyer).