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Homburger advises Ginkgo Bioworks in its acquisition of FGen AG

On March 14, 2022, Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), the leading horizontal platform for cell programming, announced that it entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire FGen AG, a Swiss company specializing in strain development and optimization.

Homburger has advised Ginkgo Bioworks with regard to all Swiss legal aspects of the transaction. The Homburger Team has been led by partner Daniel Hasler and includes associates Angela Oppliger, Karin Mattle and junior associate Benjamin Camavdic (all Corporate / M&A), partner Reto Heuberger and associate Philippe Weber (both Tax) as well as associate Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt (IP / IT).