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Bär & Karrer Advised Copernicus Holding on the Establishment of its Structure and Obtaining a FINMA

April 2018

Copernicus Group is a financial service provider in the canton Ticino for institutional and private UHNWI clients, offering also family office and wealth planning services. The group consists of Copernicus Asset Management SA and Copernicus Wealth Management and Services SA. On 20 March 2018, Copernicus Asset Management started operating as a fully licensed Swiss asset manager of collective investment schemes.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor in connection with the corporate, regulatory and tax framework applicable to the establishment of the Swiss holding company and its underlying companies. In this context, Bär & Karrer assisted and represented Copernicus Asset Management during the licensing process with FINMA. The team included Eric Stupp, Joel Fischer and Stephanie Walter (all Regulatory and Fund-related Aspects), Daniel Bader and Susanne Schreiber (both Tax) as well as Thomas Rohde (Corporate).

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    On 10 January 2019, Cavotec SA completed a capital increase by way of a rights offering to its shareholders in the amount of approximately CHF 22.4 million. The Cavotec group, with its Swiss holding company listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, is a leading engineering group that designs and manufactures automated connection and electrification systems for ports, airports and industrial applications worldwide. 80.5% of the shareholders of Cavotec SA exercised their subscription rights in the rights offering. The remaining new shares not subscribed were allotted to investors who had subscribed for shares without subscription rights, pursuant to the allocation procedure described in the prospectus of 6 December 2018. The offer price was set at SEK 13 per share.
    - Bär & Karrer

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