26 September 2013 I Deals and Cases

Domino's Pizza Group PLC to Acquire the Business of Domino's Pizza Switzerland AG

Domino's Pizza Group PLC, the leading pizza delivery company with stores in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Germany, has reached an agreement to acquire the business of Domino's Pizza Switzerland AG including the Master Franchise Agreement, which provides the company with the exclusive right to operate and franchise Domino's stores in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg as well as an option to acquire the Master Franchise Agreement for Austria.

Bär & Karrer AG is representing the Domino's Pizza Group PLC as Swiss Counsel in the acquisition of the business of Domino's Pizza Switzerland AG, together with Norton Rose acting as UK Counsel. The Bär & Karrer team includes: Michael Trippel (overall lead, M&A), Rashid Bahar, Daniel Heiniger and Karin Meseck (all M&A), Daniel Bader and Michael A. Barrot (both Tax), Marie-Christine Balzan and Felix Kappeler (both Employment) and Markus Schott (Regulatory).