10 November 2014 I Deals and Cases

Valora Acquires LS Distribution Suisse (Naville)

Valora has agreed to acquire LS Distribution Suisse, which holds all shares in Naville, the leading integrated small-outlet retailer in French-speaking Switzerland. Naville operates an outlet network encompassing more than 175 units and also has one of the main logistics platforms in French-speaking Switzerland. The transaction is subject to merger control approval.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to Valora in this transaction. The Bär & Karrer team includes Christoph Neeracher and Till Spillmann (both M&A/Financing), Corrado Rampini (M&A/Real Estate), Beda Kaufmann, Raphael Egger, Sylvia Polydor and Larissa Siegenthaler (all M&A), Markus Wang and Fabian Wigger (both IP), Raoul Stocker and Raphael Annasohn (both Tax), Mani Reinert (Competition) as well as Peter Hsu (Regulatory).