Deals & Cases

 
  • 22.05.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Steuern
    Wettbewerb | Regulierung
    Homburger advises Clariant AG in Cross-Border Merger of Equals with Huntsman Corporation Valuing USD 20 bn
    On May 22, 2017, Clariant AG (SIX: CLN) and Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock cross-border "merger of equals". Weiterlesen
  • 10.05.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Steuern
    Homburger advises Helvetia on the issuance of EUR 500 m hybrid bonds via a repack structure
    On April 11, 2017, Helvetia Schweizerische Versicherungsgesellschaft AG (Helvetia) successfully issued EUR 500 m hybrid bonds. Helvetia made use of a repack structure whereby issuers domiciled in Switzerland may access international debt capital markets free of withholding tax. Weiterlesen
  • 26.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Steuern
    Homburger advised Credit Suisse in the CHF 4 bn share capital increase to further strengthen the group's capital base
    On April 25, 2017, Credit Suisse Group AG (SIX: CSGN) announced that it plans to issue new shares in a total amount of CHF 4 bn (excluding the issuance of any new shares from the exercise of rights allotted on shares received as scrip dividend). Weiterlesen
  • 13.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Prozesse und Verfahren
    Wettbewerb | Regulierung
    Homburger advised Wolseley plc in connection with the combination of Tobler Haustechnik AG and Walter Meier AG
    On April 6, 2017, the two leading Swiss building technology companies, Tobler Haustechnik AG and Walter Meier AG, completed their combination to create a leading building technology company for Switzerland with a wide range for the wholesale of products, components and accessories and covering heating and cooling systems as well as the service business. Weiterlesen
  • 11.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    IP | IT
    Homburger advises New Access SA in the acquisition of the Ambit Private Banking business from FIS group
    On April 10, 2017, New Access SA ("New Access"), Geneva, Switzerland, a company controlled by the private equity fund BlackFin Capital Partners, announced that it signed an agreement to acquire FIS group's Ambit Private Banking business. Weiterlesen
  • 10.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Steuern
    Homburger advised UBS in the update of its Senior Debt Programme
    UBS updated its Senior Debt Programme ("Programme"), under which bail-inable (TLAC) notes may from time to time be issued that are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by UBS Group AG ("UBSG"). The update included a change in issuer under the Programme, from a Jersey SPV to a Swiss SPV (UBS Group Funding (Switzerland) AG) that qualifies as a "relevant group company" pursuant to art. 2bis of the Swiss Banking Act. Weiterlesen
  • 07.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Steuern
    Homburger advised Citigroup in EFG International's issuance of USD 400 m Tier 2 Notes
    On April 5, 2017, EFG International (Guernsey) Limited issued USD 400 m Tier 2 resettable subordinated Notes due 2027 guaranteed by EFG International AG. Weiterlesen
  • 05.04.2017
      Arbeitsrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Homburger advised Intel | McAfee in the separation of McAfee
    On April 3, 2017, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) announced that it had completed the separation of its cybersecurity brand McAfee. McAfee has been transformed into a standalone business in which Intel continues to hold 49%, whereas new investor TPG Capital holds 51% in the security provider. Weiterlesen
  • 04.04.2017
      Bank- und Finanzmarktrecht
    Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Steuern
    Homburger advises WISeKey in the acquisition of the QuoVadis Group
    On April 4, 2017, WISeKey International Holding Ltd announced that it has completed its acquisition of 85% of the equity interest in Quovadis Holdings Ltd., the holding company of a cybersecurity group with operations in several jurisdictions, including Bermuda, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands, for a total consideration valued at USD 17.4 m. Weiterlesen
  • 03.04.2017
      Gesellschaftsrecht | M&A
    Homburger advised Bain Capital Private Equity in its transaction with Sealed Air Corporation
    Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, announced on March 27, 2017 that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) to acquire Sealed Air's Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division, for approximately USD 3.2 bn. Weiterlesen