28 October 2015 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Tecan Group on its Acquisition of SIAS

The SIX listed Tecan Group AG and the majority shareholders of Sias AG agreed to the acquisition of Sias AG by Tecan. Sias AG is a leading OEM supplier of a wide range of modular and complete laboratory automation solutions. Sias AG will become a part of Tecan's partnering business, leveraging Tecan's global sales infrastructure and after-sales support capabilities. Closing of the transaction is subject to certain conditions, including the timely transfer of a sufficient number of shares.

Bär & Karrer is acting as legal advisor to Tecan Group AG. The Bär & Karrer team includes Ralph Malacrida, Micha Schilling, Célia Jimenez, Florian Roth, Markus Wang and Jonas Bornhauser.