30 September 2020 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises BancaStato on the Acquisition of Ticino-based Retail Business Lines from EFG International

Banca dello Stato del Canton Ticino (BancaStato) has agreed with EFG International to acquire its Ticino-based retail business lines, with around CHF 1.2 billion of client assets. The two parties are also committed to exploring further areas of collaboration in Ticino in the future. The operation, which is meant to enable both parties to focus on their core businesses in line with their strategic goals, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to BancaStato in this transaction. The team includes Paolo Bottini and Edoardo Buzzi (both M&A and Tax).