01 November 2016 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises the Sole Shareholder of Pharmalys on Sale of Controlling Stake to HOCHDORF

The sole shareholder of the Pharmalys group, Amir Mechria, has sold a 51% stake in the Pharmalys group to HOCHDORF Holding AG (SIX: HOCN). HOCHDORF is a leading nutrition company in Switzerland for dairy ingredients, baby care as well as cereals and ingredients. Pharmalys is a fast growing marketer in baby nutrition, which purchases its products mainly from HOCHDORF. The purchase price for the stake in the Pharmalys group will be paid partly in cash and partly in shares of HOCHDORF Holding AG.

Bär & Karrer is acting as legal advisor to the selling shareholder alongside with Zwicky Windlin & Partner. The Bär & Karrer team includes Thomas Reutter, Annette Weber and Sandro Fehlmann.