Deals & Cases

Homburger advises Bregal Unternehmerkapital in the acquisition of a majority stake in Kunststoff Schwanden AG

On September 20, 2016, Kunststoff Schwanden AG announced that Bregal Unternehmerkapital is acquiring a major stake in the successful manufacturer of complex plastic parts and components. As part of the succession plan, the previous owner, Albert Kiener, will still play a key role in the company. André Bermann (CEO) and Martin Züger (CFO) will acquire shares in Kunststoff Schwanden AG as well. They will both remain in their respective management roles. Furthermore, the participation of other members of senior management is expected. The operating properties on the two sites, Schwanden and Näfels, will remain the property of Albert Kiener and will be rented out to Kunststoff Schwanden AG. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

Homburger AG has advised Bregal Unternehmerkapital in this transaction. The Homburger team was led by partner Dieter Gericke (Corporate / M&A) and included partners Ueli Huber (Corporate / M&A), Reto Heuberger (Tax) and Jürg Frick (Financial Services), as well as associates Karin Mattle and Dzevrije Zendeli (both Corporate / M&A), associate Stefan Gäumann (Real Estate) and junior associate Fabian Meier (Corporate / M&A).