26 September 2013 I Deals and Cases

SK Capital Acquires Clariant's Textile Chemicals, Paper Chemicals and Emulsions Business

US private equity investor SK Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Clariant's business units textile chemicals, paper chemicals and emulsions in a combined share and asset transaction across more than 30 jurisdictions. The total transaction volume amounts to approximately CHF 502 million.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to SK Capital. The team includes Christoph Neeracher (M&A), Markus Wang (IP), Daniel Bader and Raoul Stocker (Tax), Corrado Rampini (Real Estate), Thomas Stoltz (Employment), Mani Reinert (Antitrust), Luca Jagmetti, Charles Gschwind, Philippe Seiler, Felix Kappeler, Sibil Melliger (all M&A), Till Spillmann (Financing), Philippe Fuchs and Fabian Wigger (both IP) as well as Kevin Russi and Florian Regli (both Tax).