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24 December 2010 – Renova Restructuring and Refinancing

January 2011

On 22 December 2010, Renova Group successfully closed a refinancing transaction by which it restructured and refinanced certain of its holdings and debts in an aggregate amount of CHF 2 billion.

As part of the transaction, Renova Group entered into a new strategic long term collateralised loan agreement and consolidated its holdings in OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon and Sulzer AG which are now held through a Swiss group company.

Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal advisor to Renova Group. The team includedRalph Malacrida, Till Spillmann and David Barst

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Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with offices in all three language regions in Switzerland. It provides high-end legal advice to clients in complex transactions and litigation. Its clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals both in Switzerland and globally.

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