Horn & Company, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, has entered into a quota purchase agreement in order to acquire GEM Consulting GmbH from its founders. This transaction enables Horn & Company – in cooperation with the founders – to expand and strengthen its management consulting services in the banking and insurance sector in Switzerland as well as in Germany and Austria. The transaction will be completed in the upcoming weeks.

Bär & Karrer acts as legal advisor to Horn & Company in this transaction. The team is co-led by Christoph Neeracher and Philippe Seiler and includes Li Wei Dutler and Dominique Nguyen (all M&A), Susanne Schreiber, Anke Stumm, Julian Hodel and Ollin Söllner (all Tax), Laura Widmer and Sandra Schaffner (both Employment), Christine Schweikard (IP and IT) as well as Rehana Harasgama (Data Protection).

For further information please contact:

Media Relations, Eric Stupp

Tel: +41 58 261 50 00

Email: eric.stupp@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with more than 200 lawyers, providing customized legal advice in complex transactions and litigation. Clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and abroad. Bär & Karrer is present with offices in all main language regions in Switzerland and operates globally via an international network of leading law firms. For further information please visit baerkarrer.ch.

Zurich, 2 March 2023

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