19 May 2016 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises EQT on the Settlement of its Public Tender Offer for Kuoni Travel Holding

On 29 February 2016, EQT VII, a fund of the private equity group EQT acting through Kiwi Holding IV S.à r.l., launched an all-cash public tender offer for all listed shares in Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. With the satisfaction of all its conditions, the offer was successfully settled today. EQT currently holds 98.02% of the voting rights and 97.52% of Kuoni's share capital.

Bär & Karrer acts as EQT's legal adviser. The team includes Till Spillmann, Dieter Dubs, Rolf Watter, Andrea Giger, Adrian Koller, Ivo von Büren, Annina Dillier as well as Markus Wang (IP), Susanne Schreiber (Tax) and Mani Reinert (Competition Law).