Colosseum Dental Group, a fully owned portfolio
company of Jacobs Holding AG, has acquired 70% of OdontoSalute, an Italian
dental clinics group providing dental treatments of any kind through a national
network. Colosseum is a leading provider of private dental care in the
Scandinavian area, which is now operating in more than 150 clinics in Norway,
Sweden, UK, Switzerland, Italy and Denmark and aiming at building a leading
pan-European dentistry group. With this acquisition, Colosseum further expands
into continental Europe and becomes one of the leading dentistry clinic
operators in Italy.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal and tax advisor to
Jacobs Holding in this transaction. The Team included Susanne Schreiber, Lukas
Scherer, Ricardo Marino (all Tax) and Ivo von Büren (Financing).

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