30 May 2017 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises EQT and Kuoni Group on the Sale of Kuoni's Global Travel Services to the JTB Corporation

On 30 May 2017, Kiwi GT Sub II S.à r.l., a company owned by EQT and the Kuoni Hugentobler Foundation, has agreed to sell all its shares in Kuoni Travel Investments Ltd. (Kuoni's Group Travel Services) to the JTB Corporation. The partnership formed between Kuoni Global Travel Services and JTB Corporation is an opportunity to become the global no. 1 destination management provider.

Bär & Karrer acts as lead legal adviser to EQT and the Kuoni Group in this transaction. The team includes Till Spillmann, Markus Wang, Adrian Koller, Andrea Giger, Ivo von Büren, Alexander von Jeinsen, Nadina Duss (all M&A) and Mani Reinert (Competition).