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Gruppo Banca Leonardo acquires Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. Corporate Finance (Switzerland) Ltd.

January 2011

Gruppo Banca Leonardo, a leading independent European investment bank and wealth manager headquartered in Milan/Italy, has agreed to acquire for an undis-closed purchase price Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. Corporate Finance (Switzerland) Ltd., one of Switzerland's leading corporate finance advisory firms. The transac-tion is subject to the approval by the Bank of Italy.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to Gruppo Banca Leonardo. The Bär & Karrer team includes Felix R. Ehrat, Michael Trippel, Luca Jagmetti and Othmar Aeschi.


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