EMZ Partners, a European Private Equity company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Assepro, a leading independent insurance broker group with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises in Switzerland covering a broad value chain including brokerage, insurance advisory, risk management, pension schemes, financial/pension planning and employee benefits.

Bär & Karrer acts as Swiss legal advisor to EMZ in this transaction. The team includes Christoph Neeracher, Raphael Annasohn, Raphael Egger, Yves Suter and Lukas Bründler (all M&A), Laura Widmer and Fanny Sutter (both Employment), Susanne Schreiber and Cyrill Diefenbacher (both Tax/Structuring), Ruth Bloch-Riemer and David Weimann (both Social Security), Daniel Flühmann (Regulatory), Jonas Bornhauser (IP/IT), Tobias Rebmann (Antitrust), Michael Rohrer (Tax and Notarial Services) as well as Rehana Harasgama (Data Protection).

Latham & Watkins LLP acts as international advisor to EMZ in this transaction.

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