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Aquamit B.V. launches a Public Tender Offer for all publicly held shares in Quadrant AG

May 2009

On 4 May 2009 Aquamit B.V., Amsterdam, NL, a newly formed 50:50 joint venture held by a group of managers and board members of Quadrant AG ("Quadrant's management") on the one hand and Mitsubishi Plastics Inc., Tokyo, Japan, on the other hand, has pre-announced a public tender offer for all publicly held shares in Quadrant AG. Quadrant AG is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials and is listed at SIX Swiss Exchange. The offer prospectus for the public tender offer is expected to be published on 20 May 2009.

Bär & Karrer advises Quadrant's management team as well as the target company Quadrant AG which is represented by an independent committee of board members. The Bär & Karrer team comprises Rolf Watter and Dieter Dubs (partners), and Mariel Hoch Classen (senior associate) as well as further team members, including Mani Reinert (partner antitrust), Lukas Roesler, Thomas Rohde and Charlotte Wieser.  

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