24 January 2022 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advised Omnes Education in the Context of its Acquisition of EU Business School

Bär & Karrer, Eight Advisory and Eight Advisory Tax conducted the financial and tax due diligence, as well as the tax structuring for Omnes Education in the context of its acquisition of EU Business School. This transaction will allow the OMNES Education Group to strengthen its position as a leading European player in Spain, Switzerland and Germany.

OMNES Education is a private multidisciplinary higher education and research group specializing in management, engineering sciences, political science, communication and creation. OMNES Education trains 32,000 students and 2,000 executives each year. The EU Business School (EU) is a top-ranking private international business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux, and Munich. EU students benefit from an international environment with students and faculty of more than 100 nationalities and an alumni network of more than 27,000 members.

The team of Bär & Karrer included Susanne Schreiber, Martin Leu, David Weimann and Sebastien Di Natale (all Tax), Raphael Annasohn, Caroline Sauthier, Arnold Romero, Li Wei Dutler and Lazar Lepir (all M&A), Laura Rubeli (Employment) as well as Rehana Harasgama (Data Protection). Bär & Karrer supported Eight Advisory, which was mandated with the financial and tax due diligence and structuring, and carried out the legal and tax due diligence and structuring in Switzerland.