04 February 2020 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advised the von Finck Family on the Placement of SGS Shares

The von Finck family successfully placed 960,000 shares (approx. 12.7%) in SGS SA by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process. The overall transaction volume amounts to CHF 2.3 billion. In light of its long-term investment strategy and planning, the family decided to divest a majority of its stake in SGS.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to the von Finck family. The team included Dieter Dubs and Alexander von Jeinsen (both Listed Companies and Capital Markets).