Bär & Karrer Advises Valora Regarding the Public Tender Offer of FEMSA

On 4 July 2022, Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA), Monterrey, Mexico and Valora Holding AG, Muttenz, Switzerland, have entered into an agreement on the terms and conditions of a combination by way of a public tender offer by FEMSA for all publicly held registered shares of Valora. FEMSA offers CHF 260 in cash …

Bär & Karrer Advised OiOiOi in Pre-Seed Financing Round

OiOiOi Ltd. has successfully raised its first Pre-Seed financing round. The Swiss Startup offers a circular infant clothing rental service for parents.

Bär & Karrer Advises the Shareholder on the Sale of Home Service

Zurich, 28 June 2022 The shareholder of Home Service has sold his shares to Investis Holding. Home Service is a Swiss based company active in the facility service sector. Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to the shareholder of Home Service. The team included Christoph Neeracher, Philippe Seiler, Thomas Rohde and Luca Tarzia (all …

Bär & Karrer Advises Firmenich in its Merger with DSM

On 31 May 2022, DSM and Firmenich announced a cross-border merger-of-equals which unites two iconic companies into a leading creation and innovation partner in nutrition, beauty and well-being. The new parent company will be located in Switzerland and listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Bär & Karrer Advises Quaestor Coach on the Combination of Investarit with Diem Client Partner

Quaestor Coach, an independent private equity group specializing in a buy-and build in discretionary wealth management, announced today that Investarit, a Zurich-based international wealth management boutique and partner for comprehensive asset management services, joins forces with Diem Client Partner, a Zurich-based independent wealth management boutique for high net-worth individuals and institutional investors. The investment in …

Bär & Karrer Advised Guess Europe on its EUR 250 million sustainabilitylinked revolving credit facility

Guess Europe Sagl have entered into a EUR 250 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with UBS Switzerland AG as Mandated Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner, Sustainability Coordinator, Agent and Lender and with Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG as Mandated Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner and Lender as well as additional international banks as part of a syndicate.

Bär & Karrer Advised Sumex on its Strategic Partnership with Secon

Sumex AG, a fully-owned subsidiary of the ELCA Group, the Swiss leader in engineering, development and business solutions, has concluded a strategic partnership with Secon AG, a process and data specialist for core insurance business. Sumex is acquiring a controlling stake in Secon to create the leading technology solution provider in Switzerland for the health …

Bär & Karrer Advised Sumeru Equity Partners on the Acquisition of beqom

Sumeru Equity Partners acquired 100% of the share capital of beqom SA, a Swiss-based provider of employee compensation management and performance software solutions for large companies of various industry sectors.

Bär & Karrer Advises the Sellers on the Sale of Confinale Group

The owners of Confinale Corp. sold Confinale, a Swiss-based consulting specialist for digital banking and solution for wealth management, to the strategic buyer HCL Technologies. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, which are expected to be completed in the next few weeks.

Bär & Karrer Advises the Netrics Group on the Sale of its Infrastructure Division

Netrics Group is focusing on cloud and modern workplace in the future and has sold its data center and connectivity division to the NorthC Group, which specializes in the operation of data centers in Europe.