14 October 2013 I Deals and Cases

Alpine Select AG Launches a Public Tender Offer for all Outstanding Bearer Shares of Absolute Invest AG

Alpine Select AG ("Alpine") is launching a public tender offer to acquire all outstanding bearer shares of Absolute Invest AG ("Absolute"), an investment company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in the Standard for Investment Companies. Alpine offers USD 28.50 per Absolute share. The board of directors of Absolute recommends to its shareholders the acceptance of the offer.

Bär & Karrer is acting as legal adviser of Alpine. The team of Bär & Karrer includes Dieter Dubs and Fabienne Frehner (both public M&A and Corporate).