Bär & Karrer Advises Valora on its Share Placement

Valora Holding AG completed a placement of shares by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process raising net proceeds of approximately CHF 70 million. Credit Suisse and UBS acted as Joint Bookrunners.

Bär & Karrer Advises the Managers in CHF 18.6 Million Rights Offering of Kuros Biosciences.

On 23 October 2020, Kuros Biosciences, a life science company focusing on the development and marketing of orthobiologics, completed a capital increase by way of a rights offering to its shareholders. 50.2% of the shareholders of Kuros Biosciences exercised their subscription rights in the rights offering. The remaining 4,192,530 offered shares were placed in the …

Bär & Karrer Advised Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan and BofA Securities in the Rights Offering of Idors

On 23 October 2020, Idorsia Ltd completed a capital increase by way of an at-market rights offering. The offer price was set at CHF 22.50 per share and the capital increase resulted in gross proceeds of approximately CHF 535.5 Million. Idorsia intends to use the net proceeds of approximately CHF 520 Million to support the …

Bär & Karrer Advised Syngenta on its Acquisition of a Production Facility from Novartis

Syngenta Crop Protection AG, a global leading chemical crop protection company, acquired a production facility located on the GETEC PARK.SWISS area from Novartis Pharma Schweizerhalle AG.

Bär & Karrer Advised OLX on its Cooperation with Encuentra24

OLX Group, a leading global marketplaces network, and Encuentra24, a leading marketplace and business solution provider in Central America, merged their business activities in Central America under the Encuentra24 brand.

Bär & Karrer Advises BancaStato on the Acquisition of Ticino-based Retail Business Lines from EFG I

Banca dello Stato del Canton Ticino (BancaStato) has agreed with EFG International to acquire its Ticino-based retail business lines, with around CHF 1.2 billion of client assets. The two parties are also committed to exploring further areas of collaboration in Ticino in the future. The operation, which is meant to enable both parties to focus …

Bär & Karrer Advised Crédit Agricole next bank (Suisse) on its Covered Bond Programme

On 18 August 2020 Crédit Agricole next bank (Suisse) SA established its first Covered Bond Programme, in a maximum aggregate principal amount of CHF 2 billion, guaranteed as to payments of interest and principal by CAnb (Suisse) Hypothèques SA. An initial series of covered bonds, in an amount of CHF 200 million, due in September …

Bär & Karrer Assisted CONMEBOL before the Swiss Prosecuting Authorities in the Recovery of more tha

Bär & Karrer successfully assisted the current administration of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) in the restitution of more than CHF 36 million in the course of various Swiss criminal proceedings opened in connection with CONMEBOL’s former president, Nicolas Leoz and its former secretary general, Eduardo Deluca.

Bär & Karrer Advises Patrimonium on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in the ROTH GROUPE

Bär & Karrer advised Swiss based Private Equity Fund Patrimonium on the acquisition of a majority stake in the ROTH GROUP, a Swiss provider of structural fire protection, technical insulation and coating solutions represented in all parts of Switzerland with 14 entities at 11 locations.

Bär & Karrer Advises the Shareholders on the Sale of NEPLAN to PSI

The shareholders of NEPLAN AG, a Swiss network planning software specialist, sold their shares to PSI group.