Bär & Karrer wins Mergermarket award for Switzerland M&A Legal Adviser of the Year 2019
At the Mergermarket European Awards Ceremony held in London on 4 December 2019, Bär & Karrer was recognized as "Switzerland M&A Legal Adviser of the Year" for the second time in a row.
Additionally, the buyout of Nestle Skin Health by a private equity consortium led by EQT was awarded the "European M&A Deal of the year". Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal advisor to EQT in this transaction.
Every year, Mergermarket, an independent mergers and acquisitions intelligence and data service, honors the work of leading law firms and financial advisers across Europe. Winners are selected based on an in-depth analysis of transaction data from the Mergermarket's M&A deals database combined with evaluation of key criteria such as complexity, structure as well as groundbreaking and strategic nature of the deals. The judging panel including leading European M&A practitioners chose Bär & Karrer already for the fifth time from among five shortlisted law firms that were particularly active in the Swiss M&A market in 2019.