17 November 2015 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on Sale of Valora Trade to Aurelius

Valora has signed an agreement to sell its trade division to Aurelius group, a German conglomerate which is specialized in the restructuring of companies. Valora Trade includes Valora's activities in the distribution of fast moving consumer goods in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The transaction is subject to approval by the competent merger control authorities.

Bär & Karrer is acting as legal advisor to Valora in this transaction. The Bär & Karrer team includes Christoph Neeracher, Luca Jagmetti, Raphael Annasohn, Daniel Heiniger, Larissa Siegenthaler, Marco Frigg (all M&A), Markus Wang (IP), Mani Reinert (Competition) as well as Thomas Stoltz (Notarial Services).