Deals & Cases

Homburger advised Crown Packaging European Division GmbH on its acquisition of Helvetia Packaging AG

On August 3, 2023, Crown Holdings, Inc., a leading global supplier of rigid packaging products to consumer marketing companies, as well as transit and protective packaging products, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helvetia Packaging AG, a Swiss supplier of sustainable aluminum beverage packaging with a manufacturing facility in Saarlouis, Germany. The transaction is subject to approval by German anti-trust authorities and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

Homburger AG has acted as Swiss counsel to Crown Packaging European Division GmbH on this transaction. The Homburger team was led by Daniel Hasler (Corporate / M&A) and included Francesco Bernasconi (Corporate / M&A), Bianca Nedwed (Corporate / M&A) as well as Florian Bruggisser (Corporate / M&A).