Deals & Cases

 
  • 30.05.2017
      Competition | Regulatory
    Corporate | M&A
    Tax
    Homburger advised Toni Hilti Familien-Treuhänderschaft in the sale of its 49% interest in Hilcona Aktiengesellschaft
    On May 30, 2017, Toni Hilti Familien-Treuhänderschaft (THF) and Bell Food Group AG (Bell) announced that they signed an agreement regarding the sale and purchase of the 49% interest in Hilcona Aktiengesellschaft, Schaan, Liechtenstein (Hilcona) held by THF. Read more
  • 29.05.2017
      Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised UBS Group Funding (Switzerland) AG in the completion of its issuance of CHF 400 m 0.625% Senior Notes guaranteed by UBS Group AG under its Senior Debt Programme
    On May 18, 2017, UBS Group Funding (Switzerland) AG (the "Issuer") completed its issuance of CHF 400 m bail-inable (TLAC) notes under its Senior Debt Programme. The CHF 400 m 0.625% Senior Notes due May 18, 2024, will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. (the "Notes"). Read more
  • 29.05.2017
      Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised UBS in its Issuer Substitution of TLAC bonds
    On May 22 and May 24, 2017, UBS conducted an issuer substitution under approximately USD 17.3 bn bail-inable (TLAC) notes (the "Notes") issued by UBS Group Funding (Jersey) Limited (the "Old Issuer") and guaranteed by UBS Group AG, where the Old Issuer was substituted with UBS Group Funding (Switzerland) AG (the "New Issuer"), a fully owned subsidiary of UBS Group AG. Read more
  • 29.05.2017
      Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised Credit Suisse AG in Verizon Communications Inc.'s issuance of CHF 1 bn FATCA-compliant Bonds
    Credit Suisse AG acted as joint-lead manager together with UBS AG. The bonds will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Read more
  • 29.05.2017
      Financial Services
    Tax
    Homburger advised Credit Suisse AG in Proman Holding AG's issuance of CHF 200 m Bonds
    Credit Suisse AG acted as sole manager. The bonds will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Read more
  • 22.05.2017
      Competition | Regulatory
    Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Tax
    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". Read more
  • 10.05.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Tax
    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. Read more
  • 26.04.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Tax
    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). Read more
  • 13.04.2017
      Competition | Regulatory
    Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    Litigation | Arbitration
    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. Read more
  • 11.04.2017
      Corporate | M&A
    Financial Services
    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. Read more