Deutsche Börse Acquires Remaining Stake in Clearstream Fund Centre from UBS

Deutsche Börse AG acquires the remaining 49% stake in Clearstream Fund Centre AG from UBS AG for CHF 390 million and becomes the sole shareholder of Clearstream Fund Centre, a leading European fund distribution platform. The acquisition of the initial 51% stake had closed on 30 September 2020.

Bär & Karrer Advises GENUI on the Acquisition of labor team w

Doctors and laboratory specialists, together with the investment firm GENUI, acquired labor team w ag, one of the leading private medical laboratories in Switzerland. The laboratory provides professional services for the prevention, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases throughout Switzerland.

Bär & Karrer Advises Lonza on the Entering into a Strategic Partnership with Sanofi

Today, Lonza and Sanofi announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to build and operate a large-scale mammalian cell culture facility for monoclonal antibody production in Visp, Switzerland. The large-scale facility will be established through a joint venture with an initial investment of around CHF 290 million shared equally between Lonza and Sanofi. …

Bär & Karrer Advises the Owners on the Sale of a Majority in FOSTAG

The owners of Fostag Formenbau AG (FOSTAG), a leading manufacturer of high performance injection moulds for medical, thin wall packaging and closure applications, have sold a majority in FOSTAG to a group of Swiss private investors led by BLR Partners.

Bär & Karrer Advises Cognita in a Transaction which Allows Obersee Bilingual School to Join Cognita

The leading global schools group Cognita, whose majority owner is Jacobs Holding, has acquired a majority stake in the Swiss-based Obersee Bilingual School (OBS). With provision from nursery to Matura, OBS bilingually educates currently 375 children and young people of the international community in Schwyz. The school offers the IB curriculum and the Swiss Matura.

Bär & Karrer Advised LEONI on the Sale of LEONI Schweiz

LEONI AG, a leading German wire, cable and harnessing manufacturing group, sold its subsidiary LEONI Schweiz AG to a consortium of buyers led by former board member Bruno Fankhauser and Helvetica Capital AG, an independent investor focusing on companies in Switzerland and neighbouring regions. LEONI Schweiz AG is the holding company of LEONI Studer AG, …

Bär & Karrer Advised Mobiliar on its Acquisition of flatfox

Mobiliar, a leading Swiss insurance company, has completed the acquisition of flatfox AG, a Swiss IT company specializing in the real estate market. Flatfox is a leading Swiss real estate portal and offers a free marketplace for properties, as well as innovative tools around the rental process.

Bär & Karrer Advises Sage on the Sale of its Swiss Business

The Sage Group, a market-leading provider of business software products and solutions, has entered into an agreement for the sale of its Swiss business to Infoniqa, a provider of HR software solutions majority-owned by Warburg Pincus. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions and is expected to complete within the next twelve months.

Bär & Karrer Advises Imaweb on its Acquisition of Stieger Software

Imaweb, a developer of software solutions for automotive manufacturers and dealers (a portfolio company of PSG), purchased all shares in Stieger Software AG, a provider of comprehensive software solutions for garages, motorcycle businesses and shipyards.

Bär & Karrer Advises Gi Group on the Acquisition of Jobtome International

Gi Group, Italy’s largest multinational staffing company and one of Europe’s top 6 staffing companies, has completed the acquisition of Jobtome International SA, one of the world’s largest online job aggregators based in Switzerland with a presence in 35 countries.