25 April 2018 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Porterhouse on the Acquisition of the Clinic Group Paracelsus

Porterhouse Group AG, a family owned investment holding company based in Lucerne, has been accepted by the creditors' committee to acquire the clinic group Paracelsus. The clinic group Paracelsus is a private hospital operator with 40 facilities in 22 locations. Completion is subject to the approval of the insolvency plans by the creditors' committees and merger control approval by the German Federal Cartel Office.

Bär & Karrer acts as Swiss legal advisor to Porterhouse in this transaction. The team includes Christoph Neeracher, Raphael Annasohn, Philippe Seiler, Jonatan Riegler and Yves Suter (all M&A), Christoph Suter (Tax), Laura Widmer (Employment), Micha Schilling (Financing), Charles Gschwind (Real Estate) as well as Thomas Stoltz and Frédéric Mancosu (both Corporate and Notarial Services). Gleiss Lutz acts as German legal advisor to Porterhouse in this transaction.