23 September 2016 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises UBS in Connection with the Successful Placement of Shares by AFG Arbonia-Forster Holding

On 22 September 2016, AFG Arbonia-Forster Holding AG successfully completed a private placement of 2,640,000 new shares via an accelerated book build process and raised gross proceeds of CHF 37.8 million. The new shares have been listed and admitted to trading with SIX Swiss Exchange on 22 September 2016. UBS AG acted as sole bookrunner and listing agent.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to UBS as to Swiss law in this transaction. The team included Till Spillmann and Andrea Giger as well as Susanne Schreiber and Michael Abegg (both Tax).