Deals & Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on the Acquisition of BackWerk
18.09.2017

Valora has signed an agreement to acquire BackWerk from Swedish financial investor EQT. BackWerk is a German-based food … more »
Bär & Karrer Successfully Assisted the Peruvian Football Federation in a CAS Proceeding
06.09.2017

The proceedings concerned a qualification match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia between the national te… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised Energiedienst Holding in the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Winsun
30.08.2017

Energiedienst Holding AG has acquired 51% in winsun AG, a Swiss start-up company focusing on the development and enginee… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Temasek on the Sale of a Stake in Dufry
24.08.2017

Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, an investment company based in Singapore, sold its stake in Dufry AG through its ind… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised Jacobs Holding on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in OdontoSalute
17.08.2017

Colosseum Dental Group, a fully owned portfolio company of Jacobs Holding AG, has acquired 70% of OdontoSalute, an Itali… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised Cummins on its Joint Venture with Eaton
17.08.2017

The global power leader Cummins Inc. announced that it successfully completed the formation of a joint venture with the … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on the Acquisition of all shares in Micro-Macinazione
08.08.2017

Lonza Group has acquired the entire share capital of Micro-Macinazione SA, one of Europe’s leading contract manufacturer… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Tellco Vorsorge in the Acquisition of Dominick Company
28.07.2017

Tellco Vorsorge AG has acquired all shares in Dominick Company AG, a Swiss private bank based in Zurich, from its sole s… more »
Bär & Karrer Successfully Assisted FC Viitorul in a CAS Proceeding
27.07.2017

The proceeding concerned the final standings of two teams for the Romanian Football League 1 2016/2017 season. A dispute… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EGSB on the Sale of Biketec
27.07.2017

EGS Beteiligungen AG (EGSB) sold Biketec AG (manufacturer of the Flyer e-bike) to ZEG Zweirad-Einkaufs-Genossenschaft eG… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised the Banking Syndicate in the IPO of Landis+Gyr
25.07.2017

The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan and the Toshiba Corporation have sold their shares in Landis+Gyr Group Ltd b… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised the Sellers of Rotronic
14.07.2017

The owners of Rotronic AG, which develops and manufactures measuring technologies, sold the company to funds managed by … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Banque Cantonale de Genève on the Placement of CHF 200 Million Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 Bonds
30.06.2017

Banque Cantonale de Genève successfully completed the placement of CHF 90 million perpetual additional tier 1 subordinat… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises CliniSciences on the Acquisition of BIOTREND Chemicals
29.06.2017

On 13 June 2017, CliniHolding S.à r.l. (CliniSciences) acquired the entire stake in BIOTREND Chemicals AG (BIOTREND) fro… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Azimut Group on the Acquisition of all Shares in SDB Financial Solutions
29.06.2017

AZ Swiss & Partners SA (Swiss subsidiary of the Azimut Group) signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capita… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the seller of Duagon
21.06.2017

The owner of duagon AG agreed to sell the company to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG. Duagon is a leading provider of network c… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Acrotec on the Acquisition of Mimotec
20.06.2017

Acrotec SA has acquired Mimotec SA, a leader in the domain of micro-mechanics. Mimotec manufactures micro-components usi… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Groupe Acrotec on its Placement of CHF 70 Million 3.75% Bonds
15.06.2017

Groupe Acrotec SA, a high precision manufacturer of small components and specialised service provider for the watchmakin… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised UBS on its Shared Services Transfer to UBS Business Solutions AG
12.06.2017

Through a series of transactions which were completed for the most part in early June, UBS AG and other UBS group compan… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Founders on the Sale of Open Systems
09.06.2017

The founders of Open Systems AG have closed the sale of a majority stake in Open Systems AG to EQT Mid Market Europe LP.… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Jacobs Holding on the Acquisition of swiss smile
07.06.2017

Dr. Haleh Abivardi, Dr. Golnar Abivardi and EQT Mid Market have agreed to sell swiss smile Holding AG, a leading provide… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT and Kuoni Group on the Sale of Kuoni's Global Travel Services to the JTB Corporation
30.05.2017

On 30 May 2017, Kiwi GT Sub II S.à r.l., a company owned by EQT and the Kuoni Hugentobler Foundation, has agreed to sell… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Huntsman Corporation on All-stock Merger of Equals with Clariant Valuing USD 20 Billion
22.05.2017

On 22 May 2017, SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX) listed Clariant AG and Huntsman Cor-poration, which is listed on the New York S… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Electrosuisse on the Sale of its Business Unit Testing/Certification
16.05.2017

Electrosuisse, association for electrical engineering, power and information technologies, has agreed to sell its busine… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on the Rights Offering
16.05.2017

On 12 May 2017, Lonza Group completed a capital increase by way of a rights offering raising gross proceeds of approxima… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Sky Deutschland on the Acquisition of Homedia
03.05.2017

Today, Sky Deutschland announced the acquisition of Homedia SA. Homedia SA with its HollyStar brand is a leading indepen… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Pentair on the Sale of its Valves & Controls Business to Emerson
02.05.2017

Pentair plc announced completion of the sale of its Valves & Controls Business to Emerson Electric Co. for USD3.15 b… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises CVC on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Breitling
28.04.2017

CVC Fund VI has agreed to acquire an 80% stake in Breitling, a leading independent, family-owned manufacturer of Swiss l… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT and Kuoni Group on the Sale of Kuoni's Destination Management Specialists to Thomas Cook India
28.04.2017

On 28 April 2017, Kuoni Travel Investment Ltd signed an agreement with travel provider Thomas Cook India Group to sell K… more »
Bär & Karrer Successful in Large Arbitration Proceeding
27.04.2017

Bär & Karrer successfully defends the interests of its long standing client EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG in a C… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banking Syndicate on the CHF 4 Billion Share Capital Increase of Credit Suisse Group
26.04.2017

On 25 April 2017, Credit Suisse Group AG announced that it plans to issue new shares in a total amount of CHF 4 billion … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT and Kuoni Group on the Combination of Kuoni's GTA Business with Hotelbeds Group
21.04.2017

Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd, owned by EQT VII, a fund of the private equity group EQT, and the Kuoni and Hugentobler Founda… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Hellman & Friedman and GIC on the Acquisition of Allfunds Bank
20.04.2017

On 7 March 2017 Hellman & Friedman and GIC acquired Allfunds Bank, S.A. from Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Santander Group,… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banking Syndicate in the IPO of Galenica Santé
19.04.2017

Galenica (expected to be renamed Vifor Pharma) has sold its shares in Galenica Santé by way of an initial public offerin… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Essex Woodlands Health Ventures Funds and Other Investors on the Sale of a Large Minority Stake in Molecular Partners
19.04.2017

Essex Woodlands Health Ventures Funds, Index Ventures Funds, Johnson & Johnson Innovation and other long-term ventur… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Novartis on the Placement of EUR 1,850,000,000 Guaranteed Notes
04.04.2017

Novartis Finance S.A. completed the placement of EUR 1,250,000,000 Guaranteed Notes due 2021 and EUR 600,000,000 Guarant… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Mitsui on the Acquisition of Chemtrade Aglobis
24.03.2017

On 28 February 2017, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) and Chemtrade Logistics Inc. (Chemtrade) announced an agreement und… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises an Affiliate of Warburg Pincus on the Acquisition of a Stake in Avaloq
23.03.2017

Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm, has entered into an agreement to acquire approximately 35% shareho… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises PSA on the Acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall
08.03.2017

On 6 March 2017, Groupe PSA (PSA) and General Motors Co. (GM) announced an agreement under which PSA will acquire GM's O… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on the Entering into a Strategic Partnership with Sanofi to Establish a Large-Scale Biologics Production Facility
27.02.2017

Today, Lonza and Sanofi announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to build and operate a large-scale… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Joint Bookrunners on Placement of CHF 60 Million 5.00% Convertible Bonds by Santhera
22.02.2017

Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding Ltd successfully placed CHF 60 million 5.00% convertible bonds due 2022. The convertibl… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on the Sale of the La Praille Building in Geneva
13.02.2017

Valora has sold the La Praille building in Geneva to Migros for an undisclosed purchase price. Bär & Karrer acted as… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised Lonza on the Placement of Shares by Way of an Accelerated Bookbuilding
08.02.2017

Lonza Group AG successfully placed 5 million shares by way of an accelerated bookbuilding and completed a capital increa… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on the Acquisition of Pretzel Baron
27.01.2017

Valora has acquired Pretzel Baron, a producer of frozen pretzel products with a production facility in the vicinity of C… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Matterhorn Pharma Holding and Al Faisaliah Group Holding Company on their Partial Public Tender Offer not Subject to the Provisions of Swiss Financial Market Laws and Regulations for Zur Rose Group
19.01.2017

On 21 December 2016, Matterhorn Pharma Holding, a company controlled by the Al Faisaliah Group Holding Company, announce… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Priora on Acquisition of Large Minority Stake in Galenica
16.01.2017

The Priora group closed a block trade transaction involving the acquisition of a large minority stake in the Swiss liste… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Alpine Select on Public Share Buy-back
11.01.2017

On 10 January 2017, Alpine Select Ltd, Zug, invited to an extraordinary shareholders' meeting which will take place on 7… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Pax Anlage on the Public Takeover Offer of Baloise
10.01.2017

Pax Anlage AG, a real-estate company with a diversified portfolio of properties, listed on the SIX Swiss exchange (SIX: … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Sanofi on Exchange Transaction with Boehringer Ingelheim
03.01.2017

Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed closing (in most markets) on 1 January 2017 of a $25 billion transaction invol… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Credit Suisse on the Establishment of Credit Suisse (Schweiz)
27.12.2016

Effective 20 November 2016, Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG started operating in Switzerland as a fully owned banking subsidi… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Sempione Retail and OVS on the Settlement of the Public Tender Offer for Charles Vögele Holding
23.12.2016

On 19 September 2016, Sempione Retail AG, a company owned by OVS S.p.A., Retails Investment S.R.L. and Elarof Trust, lau… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Joint Bookrunners on the Recapitalization Program of Meyer Burger Technology
22.12.2016

On 20 December 2016, Meyer Burger Technology AG completed a rights offering as part of a recapitalization program. The r… more »
Bär & Karrer Partner Sole Arbitrator in Real Madrid Case
21.12.2016

On 20 December 2016, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between R… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Ardian on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Weber Automotive
21.12.2016

Ardian acquired a majority stake in Weber Automotive, a leading worldwide supplier in the automotive industry.   Bär &… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises UBS on the Merger of Wealth Management-Entities in Europe
19.12.2016

UBS has merged various wealth management subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Luxembourg into the … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on its Acquisition of Capsugel
19.12.2016

On 15 December 2016 Lonza announced that it will acquire Capsugel S.A. from KKR for USD 5.5 billion to create a leading … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Bauwerk on the Acquisition of Croatian Haas Dom
16.12.2016

Bauwerk Parkett AG completed its acquisition of the Croatian based Haas Dom from the German Haas Group. Bauwerk Parkett … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT on the Acquisition of Fertin Pharma
08.12.2016

EQT Mid Market has agreed to acquire Fertin Pharma from the Bagger-Sørensen family. The Bagger-Sørensen family will rein… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT on the Acquisition of CHEP Aerospace Solutions
07.12.2016

EQT Infrastructure II has acquired CHEP Aerospace Solutions from Brambles, a global supply-chain logistics provider. CHE… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises KKR on the Sale of WMF
05.12.2016

KKR, a leading global investment firm, has consummated the sale of its stake in kitchen utensils manufacturer WMF to the… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Swissgrid on Transfer of Swissgrid Shares
21.11.2016

On 8 November, Swissgrid shares held by Alpiq AG and Alpiq Suisse were transferred to BKW and Sireso, a Swiss consortium… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Farner Consulting on the Acquisition of yjoo communications
14.11.2016

Farner Consulting AG has signed a purchase agreement regarding yjoo communications ag; the transaction will be completed… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Regus on Introduction of New Holding
03.11.2016

Bär & Karrer advises Regus plc on its proposed scheme of arrangement to introduce a new holding company, incorporate… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Swissgrid in Proceeding Relating to Valuation Method of Grid Assets
01.11.2016

In connection with transfer of the Swiss transmission network, the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission (ElCom) ruled on… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Cinven on the Sale of SLV
31.10.2016

Cinven, a leading European private equity firm, announced the sale of SLV Group by funds advised by Cinven. The buyers a… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Auven Therapeutics on Sale of Ocular Technologies to Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
31.10.2016

Auven Therapeutics, an international private equity company focused on accelerated development of therapeutic drugs, has… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises CSA Energy-Infrastructure Switzerland on Acquisition of a Stake in Erdgas Obersee
26.10.2016

CSA Energy-Infrastructure Switzerland (an investment group of the Credit Suisse Investment Foundation) agreed to acquire… more »
B&K Advises Heptagon Advanced Micro-Optics and its Shareholders on the Sale of Heptagon to ams
25.10.2016

The worldwide leading manufacturer of high performance sensor and analog solutions ams AG, an Austrian company listed at… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Sole Shareholder of Pharmalys on Sale of Controlling Stake to HOCHDORF
25.10.2016

The sole shareholder of the Pharmalys group, Amir Mechria, has sold a 51% stake in the Pharmalys group to HOCHDORF Holdi… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Capvis on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Gotha Cosmetics
07.10.2016

Capvis, a leading Swiss private equity firm, acquired a majority stake in the Italian cosmetics producer Gotha Cosmetics… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Generali on Sale of Fortuna Life Insurance to FWU
06.10.2016

Generali (Switzerland) Holding Ltd. has signed an agreement to sell its subsidiary Fortuna Life Insurance Ltd., an insur… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises NTT DATA on the Acquisition of Nefos
03.10.2016

NTT DATA, a global leading provider of business, IT and customer management solutions has acquired the Nefos Group.   … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises UBS in Connection with the Successful Placement of Shares by AFG Arbonia-Forster Holding
23.09.2016

On 22 September 2016, AFG Arbonia-Forster Holding AG successfully completed a private placement of 2,640,000 new shares … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Groupe Acrotec on its Placement of CHF 106 Million 4.00% Bonds
22.09.2016

Groupe Acrotec SA, a high precision manufacturer of small components and specialised service provider for the watchmakin… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Novartis on Placement of EUR 1,750,000,000 Guaranteed Notes
22.09.2016

Novartis Finance S.A. completed the placement of two Notes of EUR 1,250,000,000 due 2023 and EUR 500,000,000 due 2028. T… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises OVS and Sempione Retail on their Public Tender Offer for Charles Vögele Holding
21.09.2016

Charles Vögele Holding AG and Sempione Retail AG jointly announced that they have entered into a transaction agreement p… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Gruppo Granarolo on the Acquisition of a Controlling Stake in Comarsa Commercio Alimentari
15.09.2016

Gruppo Granarolo has acquired a 60% stake in Comarsa Commercio Alimentari SA from the founder of this company. Comarsa C… more »
Bär & Karrer Successfully Assisted Ansaldo Energia in ICC Arbitration Proceedings
11.08.2016

Bär & Karrer formed part of a German and Swiss legal counsel team that successfully represented Ansaldo Energia (Ans… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Teva in the Issuance of CHF 1 Billion Notes
09.08.2016

Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands IV B.V. successfully placed the aggregated amount of CHF 1 billion of notes in c… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Altium on its Merger with GCA Savvian
02.08.2016

Altium and GCA Savvian have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create a leading independent international inv… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Sellers on the Sale of SFC Koenig AG to IDEX Corporation
29.07.2016

Capvis and HgCapital funds as well as other sellers have agreed to sell SFC Koenig AG to IDEX Corporation which will bec… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises nolax on Sale of its Airbag Business
27.07.2016

Nolax Holding AG sold its airbag business to Nitto EMEA NV by sale of all shares in nolax Airbag AG.   Bär & Karre… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises HNA Aviation on the Acquisition of SR Technics
21.07.2016

HNA Aviation Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in SR Technics Group from Mubadala Development Company. SR Tec… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Gedeon Richter on the Acquisition of Finox Holding
30.06.2016

Gedeon Richter Plc (EURONEXT: RICHTER), a leading multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Budapest, Hungar… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on Sale of Naville Distribution to 7Days Group
28.06.2016

Valora has signed an agreement to sell its Naville logistics and distribution business to the Frankfurt based 7Days Grou… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Castik Capital on its Partnership with Switzerland's Acrotec Groupe
20.06.2016

Castik Capital, a European private equity investment firm, has partnered with management to acquire Acrotec Groupe SA, a… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises as Transaction Counsel on Placement of CHF 250 Million 0.25% Convertible Bonds by Swiss Prime Site
17.06.2016

Swiss Prime Site AG has successfully placed CHF 250 Million 0.25% convertible bonds due 2023. The bonds were issued at 1… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises CSA Energy Infrastructure Switzerland on its Acquisition of a Stake in the Swiss Transitgas Pipeline
13.06.2016

CSA Energy Infrastructure Switzerland (an investment group of the Credit Suisse Investment Foundation) together with oth… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Kathrein on Acquisition of EnKom
31.05.2016

Kathrein Group, a German domiciled world leader in communication technologies, completed its acquisition of EnKom Group,… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises The Kusnacht Practice on the Acquisition of a Controlling Stake in Double Check
27.05.2016

The Kusnacht Practice AG, a portfolio company of the Capital 36 group of companies, has acquired 67% of the share capita… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Barry Callebaut on its Successful Placement of EUR 450,000,000 2.375% Senior Notes
25.05.2016

Barry Callebaut, the world's leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, has successfully completed its offeri… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises TE Connectivity on Completion of Acquisition of Jaquet Technology Group
24.05.2016

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a Swiss domiciled world leader in connectivity and sensors, completed its acquisition … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Investindustrial on the Acquisition of a Majority Equity Stake in Artsana Group
24.05.2016

Investindustrial, a leading European investment group, has signed an agreement with Catelli S.r.l. to acquire 60% of the… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT on the Settlement of its Public Tender Offer for Kuoni Travel Holding
19.05.2016

On 29 February 2016, EQT VII, a fund of the private equity group EQT acting through Kiwi Holding IV S.à r.l., launched a… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises KKR on the Sale of its Stake in Scout24 Switzerland
02.05.2016

KKR, a leading global investment firm, and other shareholders have sold their stakes in Scout24, Switzerland, to the ins… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises TripAdvisor on the Acquisition of HouseTrip
02.05.2016

TripAdvisor, Inc., the world's largest travel site operator, has acquired Swiss domiciled HouseTrip AG. HouseTrip operat… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners on the Acquisition of an Equity Stake in Romande Energie Holding SA
25.04.2016

Credit Suisse Investment Foundation, advised by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG as investment adviser an… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises TE Connectivity on the Acquisition of Jaquet Technology Group AG
20.04.2016

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a Swiss domiciled world leader in connectivity and sensors, agreed to acquire Jaquet T… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Banks on IPO of VAT Group
19.04.2016

VAT Group AG, a global market leader for high-end vacuum valves, closed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on 18 April 20… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises as Transaction Counsel on the Placement of CHF 150 Million 1.00% Convertible Bonds by Von Roll Holding AG
19.04.2016

Von Roll Holding AG completed the placement of CHF 150 million 1.00% convertible bonds due 2022. The bonds were issued a… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises GeNeuro on first Swiss IPO on Euronext in Paris
19.04.2016

GeNeuro SA, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland, a biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for autoimmune diseases … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises KORE Wireless Group on the Acquisition of Wyless Group Holding
12.04.2016

KORE Wireless Group, Inc., the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in Machine-to-Mac… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises HNA Group on Its All Cash Public Tender Offer for gategroup Holding
11.04.2016

HNA Group Co., Ltd., Haikou, People's Republic of China, and gategroup Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland, have entered int… more »
Bär & Karrer advises African Bank Limited on its Successful Restructuring and Re-launch
06.04.2016

As part of its comprehensive corporate restructuring, Residual Debt Services Limited (formerly known as African Bank Lim… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises freenet AG on the Acquisition of 24% in Sunrise Communications Group AG
24.03.2016

On 17 March 2016, freenet AG signed a contract for the acquisition of 24% in the Swiss telecommunications provider Sunri… more »
Bär & Karrer Partner Among the CAS Arbitrators Recognizing Two World Records by British Swimmers
24.03.2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), including Bär & Karrer partner Michele Bernasconi, has issued its decision… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Eurazeo on the Acquisition of Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches International School of Management
15.03.2016

Eurazeo has announced that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les… more »
Bär & Karrer Advised on the Reverse Stock Split of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG
09.03.2016

At the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting held on 29 February 2016, the shareholders of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG ap… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Syngenta on the All Cash Offer of ChemChina to Acquire Syngenta for over US$ 43 billion
03.02.2016

On February 2, 2016, China National Chemical Corporation, People's Republic of China and Syngenta AG, Switzerland, signe… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises EQT on Its Public Tender Offer for All Listed Shares in Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd
02.02.2016

Today, EQT VII, a fund of the private equity group EQT, acting through Kiwi Holding IV S.à r.l., announced an all-cash p… more »
Zurich domiciled ACE Limited Completes Acquisition of Chubb and Adopts Chubb Name
19.01.2016

ACE Limited, a Swiss company domiciled in Zurich, has completed its acquisition of The Chubb Corporation, a US company d… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises China National Chemical Corporation on the Acquisition of KraussMaffei Group
18.01.2016

The China National Chemical Corporation, one of China's largest chemical companies, has signed an agreement to purchase … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Swissgrid on the Transfer of the Swiss Transmission Grid to Swissgrid
07.01.2016

On 4 January 2016, Swissgrid acquired further parts of the Swiss transmission grid. This marks another significant miles… more »
Bär & Karrer advises THERAMetrics holding AG and RELIEF THERAPEUTICS SA on the Combination of their Businesses
29.12.2015

On 21 December 2015, THERAMetrics holding AG and RELIEF THERAPEUTICS SA announced that they had signed a binding agreeme… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Swiss Prime Site on the Acquisition of Boas Group's Senior Care Segment
29.12.2015

Swiss Prime Site AG (SIX: SPSN), the leading company for real estate investments in Switzerland, is acquiring the "Senio… more »
Bär & Karrer advises Andermatt Swiss Alps on its Placement of CHF 50 Million 3.875% Bonds
23.12.2015

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, a company developing, planning and implementing a new luxurious integrated holiday resort in th… more »
Bär & Karrer advises Orascom on Capital Increase by way of Rights Offering
23.12.2015

On 17 December 2015, Orascom Development Holding AG completed a capital increase by approximately CHF 133.8 million (bef… more »
Bär & Karrer advises Joint Bookrunners on Placement of CHF 200 Million 2.75% Convertible Bonds by Basilea Pharmaceutica AG
23.12.2015

Basilea has successfully  placed CHF 200 Million 2.75% convertible bonds due 2022. The bonds provide a share settlement … more »
Bär & Karrer Successfully Defends Client in Madoff-related Criminal Proceedings
15.12.2015

On 11 December 2015, the Geneva Criminal Court acquitted Manuel Echeverría of charges of aggravated mismanagement in con… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley on the IPO of EDAG Engineering Group AG
07.12.2015

EDAG Engineering Group AG, Arbon, Switzerland, has placed 8,750,000 new bearer shares as an initial public offering. The… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises the Underwriters on the CHF 4.7 Billion Rights Offering by Credit Suisse Group AG
07.12.2015

Credit Suisse Group AG successfully completed its right offering by issuing 260,983,898 new registered shares generating… more »
Züblin Immobilien Holding AG Completes Share Capital Increase
04.12.2015

Züblin Immobilien Holding AG successfully placed 1’433’387’664 new registered shares in the capital increase at the offe… more »
Tecan Group Completes Acquisition of SIAS
30.11.2015

Tecan Group AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: TECN) announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of SIAS AG to fur… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on Sale of Valora Trade to Aurelius
17.11.2015

Valora has signed an agreement to sell its trade division to Aurelius group, a German conglomerate which is specialized … more »
Bär & Karrer Advises KKR on USD 50m Investment in GetYourGuide
16.11.2015

KKR, a leading global investment firm, has signed an investment and share purchase agreement together with GetYourGuide'… more »
Bär & Karrer Advises Tecan Group on its Acquisition of SIAS
28.10.2015

The SIX listed Tecan Group AG and the majority shareholders of Sias AG agreed to the acquisition of Sias AG by Tecan. Si… more »
Ringier Acquires 60% Stake in My-Store
20.10.2015

Swiss media company Ringier AG has acquired a 60% stake in My-Store SA, Western Switzerland’s leading online outlet shop… more »
RAG Invests Into Perpetual Hybrid Convertible Bonds Issued by Siegfried
29.09.2015

RAG-Stiftung Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH based in Germany subscribed the CHF 60,000,000 2.5% Hybrid Convertible Bonds i… more »
AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG Successfully Completes Rights Offering
25.09.2015

AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG successfully completed its rights offering which was resolved at the extraordinary shareh… more »
Appeal of Hatem Ben Arfa Dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport
25.09.2015

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the French football player Hatem Ben Arfa aga… more »
Medbase AG Acquires the Majority of santémed Gesundheitszentren From SWICA
22.09.2015

Medbase AG, a subsidiary of Migros, will purchase 70% of the shares of santémed Gesundheitszentren from SWICA in mid-Oct… more »
Mobiliar to Acquire Trianon SA
17.09.2015

Mobiliar has signed an agreement to acquire Trianon SA. Trianon SA is a leading Swiss provider of occupational pension a… more »
Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell Sign Shareholders' Agreement on the Nord Stream 2 Project
04.09.2015

Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell signed a shareholders' agreement on the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 pi… more »
Waterland Private Equity Sells Its Stake in SENIOcare
04.09.2015

Waterland Private Equity has agreed to sell its stake in SENIOcare, a leading Swiss nursing home operator, to Swiss Prim… more »
Monsanto Drops Plan to Acquire Syngenta
27.08.2015

On 26 August 2015, Monsanto announced that it abandoned its unsolicited approach to acquire Syngenta for an amount in ex… more »
Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino Reaches Agreement With the US Department of Justice
25.08.2015

Within the framework of the US program in which it participated voluntarily, Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino has re… more »
KKR Acquires 25% Stake in SoftwareONE
19.08.2015

KKR, a leading global private equity investment firm, has agreed to acquire 25% of the shares in SoftwareONE Holding AG,… more »
PKB Privatbank Reaches Agreement With the US Department of Justice
07.08.2015

Within the framework of the US program in which it participated voluntarily, PKB Privatbank reached a non-prosecution ag… more »
Tiwel Holding Announces Public Tender Offer for all Shares in Sulzer AG
03.08.2015

Tiwel Holding AG, Switzerland, a company controlled by the Renova group, today announced a mandatory public tender offer… more »
Temasek's Investment Into Dufry
14.07.2015

Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, an investment company based in Singapore, through an indirect wholly owned subsidiar… more »
Implenia Places CHF 175 Million 0.5% Subordinated Convertible Bonds
02.07.2015

Implenia AG completed the placement of CHF 175 million 0.5% subordinated convertible bonds due 2022. The convertible bon… more »
Zurich Domiciled ACE Limited to Acquire Chubb for USD 28.3 Billion in Cash and Stock
02.07.2015

On 1 July 2015, ACE Limited, a Swiss company domiciled in Zurich, and The Chubb Corporation, a US company domiciled in W… more »
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. Completes Sale of ATS Wickel- und Montagetechnik AG
23.06.2015

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., a Cambridge, Ontario based Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, h… more »
UBS AG Transfers its Retail & Corporate and Wealth Management Business Booked in Switzerland to UBS Switzerland AG
15.06.2015

Over the past weekend (and effective 14 June 2015), UBS AG transferred its Retail & Corporate and Wealth Management … more »
Valora Completes the Sale of Valora Warenlogistik to 7Days Media Services GmbH
08.06.2015

Valora has completed the sale of Valora Warenlogistik AG to 7Days Media Services GmbH. Valora Warenlogistik includes Val… more »
Swiss Prime Site Completes Rights Offering
02.06.2015

On 1 June 2015, Swiss Prime Site, one of the leading real investment companies in Switzerland, completed a capital incre… more »
De Beers Group Acquires 33.4% Stake in Synova
22.05.2015

The De Beers Group of Companies has acquired a 33.4% equity stake in Synova. The Swiss based company Synova SA is the ow… more »
Zurich Based Private Bank Reaches Agreement With the US Department of Justice
19.05.2015

Within the framework of the US program in which it participated voluntarily, a Zurich based private bank was the third S… more »
Combination of Dorma and Kaba
30.04.2015

Dorma Holding GmbH + Co. KGaA, a family-owned company headquartered in Ennepetal (Germany), and Kaba Holding AG, a Swiss… more »
Successful Refinancing of the Orange Group
23.04.2015

The holding companies of the Orange group Matterhorn Telecom S.A. and Matterhorn Telecom Holding S.A. have successfully … more »

 

 

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