Homburger awarded with Deal of the Year Award for ChemChina – Syngenta by China Business Law Journal

On January 9, 2017, Homburger has been honored with China Business Law Journal’s 2016 Deal of the Year award for the takeover of Syngenta by ChemChina.

The winning deals have been chosen based on a number of factors, not just large monetary values. The overall significance, complexity and innovative nature of the deals were also considered, as well as the deal size and broader interests. According to China Business Law Journal “the competition for this year’s awards was intense”.

China Business Law Journal is issued by Vantage Asia, an independent business-to-business publisher based in Hong Kong specializing in the provision of high-quality business law information, analysis and intelligence to in-house counsel, lawyers in private practice and senior business managers who focus on China, India and the wider Asia market.

The Homburger team advising ChemChina in this transaction is led by partner Dieter Gericke (Corporate / M&A) and comprises partners David Oser (Corporate / M&A), Jürg Frick (Financial Services), Reto Heuberger and Dieter Grünblatt (Tax) as well as Marcel Dietrich (Competition / Regulatory), Micha Fankhauser (Corporate / M&A) as lead associate, as well as associates Camille Auberson, Daniel Häusermann, Nathalie Högger and Vincent Delaloye (all Corporate / M&A), Simone Gloor (Financial Services), Ralf Imstepf (Tax), Richard Stäuber (Competition / Regulatory), as well as counsel Roger Zuber (Employment) and associate Pascal Meier (Litigation / Arbitration).