Bär & Karrer Advised EQT on the Acquisition of Nestlé Skin Health




A consortium led by EQT has acquired Nestlé Skin Health S.A. from Nestlé S.A. for a total consideration of CHF 10.2 billion. Nestlé Skin Health is a leading global skincare company offering a range of major medical and consumer brands through three complementary business units in prescription, aesthetics and consumer care.


Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal advisor to EQT. The team included Christoph Neeracher, Luca Jagmetti, Thomas Rohde, Raphael Annasohn, Raphael Egger, Jonatan Riegler and Arnold Romero (all M&A), Micha Schilling (Financing), Laura Widmer (Employment), Charles Gschwind (Real Estate), Markus Wang and Jonas Bornhauser (both IP/IT), Michael Rohrer and Frédéric Mancosu (both Corporate) as well as Susanne Schreiber, Daniel Lehmann, Ruth Bloch-Riemer and Laurent Riedweg (Tax and Social Security). Kirkland & Ellis acted as international legal advisor to EQT.



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