Deals & Cases

 
  • 15.02.2018
      Financial Services
    Homburger advised AMAG Leasing AG in the issuance of CHF 250 m Bonds
    Homburger advised AMAG Leasing AG in the issuance of CHF 250 m Bonds in two tranches (CHF 100 m with maturity in 2020 and CHF 150 m with maturity in 2023). Read more
  • 12.02.2018
      Competition | Regulatory
    Corporate | M&A
    Homburger advised Clariant in connection with Activist Shareholder White Tale
    On January 25, 2018, Clariant AG (Clariant | SIX: CLN) announced that Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has acquired a 24.99% stake in Clariant from the activist shareholder White Tale, consisting of Corvex Management, the hedge fund run by Keith Meister, and industry investor 40 North. Read more
  • 06.02.2018
      Corporate | M&A
    IP | IT
    Homburger advised Dufry AG in the Initial Public Offering of its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Hudson Ltd.
    On February 5, 2018, the initial public offering of Dufry AG's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hudson Ltd., closed. Dufry International AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry AG, sold 39,417,765 Hudson Class A common shares at a public offering price of USD 19.00 per share. Read more
  • 16.01.2018
      Corporate | M&A
    Tax
    Homburger advised the joint book-running managers in connection with the subsequent public offering of CRISPR Therapeutics AG
    On January 4, 2018, CRISPR Therapeutics AG, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases, and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC., Piper Jaffray & Co. and Barclays Capital Inc. signed an underwriting agreement with respect to the subsequent public offering of 5,000,000 shares at a price of USD 22.75 per share, before underwriting discounts. Read more
  • 11.01.2018
      Competition | Regulatory
    Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised China National Chemical Corporation on its acquisition of Syngenta
    On January 10, 2018, China National Chemical Corporation completed its acquisition of the Swiss agrochemical and seeds company Syngenta AG (SIX: SYNN), with the settlement of the squeeze-out of Syngenta's remaining public shareholders. Read more
  • 27.12.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Homburger advises Constantin Medien AG in relation to the public takeover bid by Highlight Communications AG
    On December 22, 2017, the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Constantin Medien AG, Germany, announced in a joint statement that they recommend to the shareholders of Constantin the acceptance of the offer by Highlight Communications AG, Switzerland, and Studhalter Investment AG, Switzerland. Read more
  • 21.12.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Homburger advises Crown Holdings in the acquisition of the Signode Group
    On December 19, 2017, Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced that it has reached an agreement with The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager with USD 174 bn of assets under management as of September 30, 2017, to acquire Signode Industrial Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. (Signode) for a total cash consideration valued at USD 3.91 bn. Read more
  • 06.12.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised MTH Retail Group Holding GmbH in the acquisition of OWiba Group
    On October 16, 2017, MTH Retail Group Holding GmbH announced that it had reached an agreement with Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund to acquire OWiba Group, which is a leading retailer for office supplies and office furniture in Switzerland and operates 24 stores in Switzerland with approximately 400 employees. The closing of the acquisition occurred on December 1, 2017. Read more
  • 04.12.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Tax
    Homburger advised Sensirion Automotive Solutions AG in the acquisition of the automotive business of Auto Industrial Co. Ltd.
    On September 19, 2017, Sensirion Automotive Solutions AG announced that it had acquired the automotive business of Auto Industrial Co. Ltd., a provider of automotive sensor modules. Read more
  • 30.11.2017
      Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised St.Galler Kantonalbank AG on its issuance of CHF 100 m Additional Tier 1 Notes and CHF 100 m Tier 2 Notes
    On November 16, 2017 St.Galler Kantonalbank AG (SGKB) launched, and on November 30, 2017 successfully completed, the issuance of CHF 100 m 1.70 per cent. Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Notes and CHF 100 m 1.00 per cent. Tier 2 Notes due 2027. Read more