22 April 2021 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advised LEONI on the Sale of LEONI Schweiz

LEONI AG, a leading German wire, cable and harnessing manufacturing group, sold its subsidiary LEONI Schweiz AG to a consortium of buyers led by former board member Bruno Fankhauser and Helvetica Capital AG, an independent investor focusing on companies in Switzerland and neighbouring regions. LEONI Schweiz AG is the holding company of LEONI Studer AG, a specialist in high-quality cables and wires for complex applications in the industrial and infrastructure sectors.

Bär & Karrer acted together with the team of Daniel Wiegand from the German law firm Hengeler Mueller as legal advisors to the sellers in this transaction. The team of Bär & Karrer included Christoph Neeracher, Philippe Seiler, Thomas Rohde, Adrian Zampieri and Elisabeth Rinderknecht (all M&A) as well as Susanne Schreiber and Kerim Tbaishat (both Tax).