12 January 2022 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Quaestor Coach on the Acquisition of Swiss Asset Manager Diem Client Partner

Quaestor Coach, an independent private equity group specializing in a buy-and-build in discretionary wealth management, announced today that it has entered the Swiss market and has acquired Diem Client Partner, a Zurich-based independent wealth management boutique for high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors. The transaction was completed after obtaining the necessary FINMA approval by the end of December 2021.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Quaestor Coach in this transaction. The team included Urs Kägi, Linus Zweifel and Stefanie Walch (all M&A/Corporate), Peter Hsu and Tiffany Ender (both Banking/Regulatory), Laura Rubeli (Employment), Mani Reinert and Tobias Rebmann (both Competition) as well as Kilian Müller (Real Estate).