26 September 2013 I Deals and Cases

Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. to Acquire all Shares in Prothor Holding SA

Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. agreed to acquire all shares in Prothor Holding SA, a leading manufacturer of mechanical movements and components for the mechanical watch industry.

Bär & Karrer acts as Swiss legal advisor to the shareholders of Prothor Holding SA. The Bär & Karrer team includes Christoph Neeracher (M&A), Markus Wang (IP), Raoul Stocker (Tax), Mani Reinert (Merger Control), Luca Jagmetti, Philippe Seiler, (all M&A) and Kevin Russi (Tax).