Bär & Karrer Advises the Owners of Hoffmann SE on the Contribution of their Shares to SFS Group
The current owners of Hoffmann SE agreed to contribute 100% of the shares of Hoffmann SE to the SFS Group, which is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Hoffmann SE is a leading international systems partner for quality tools which is active in over 50 countries with around 3,000 employees. A part of the purchase price will be paid in the form of SFS shares. Thus, the current owners of Hoffmann SE will become significant shareholders of SFS.
Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal and tax advisor to the owners of Hoffmann SE in this transaction. The team included Urs Kägi and Rebecca Schori (both Capital Markets/M&A), Susanne Schreiber and Elena Kumashova (both Tax), Mani Reinert (Competition) as well as Thomas Stoltz and Ignaz Müller (both Notarial Services).