Case study

Blausee AG has been acquired by Lakus Holding AG

Mr. Lienhard, owner of Blausee AG has sold 75% of the company to Lakus Holding AG for an undisclosed consideration.

Blausee AG owns and operates a property at the famous Blue Lake in the Kander valley in the Bernese Oberland with a hotel & Spa, two restaurants and a trout farm. In addition, it operates a renowned hotel and restaurant on St. Peter’s Island in the Lake Biel. The company was acquired by Mr. Lienhard, the chairman of the board of Hess Group.

Philipp Hildebrand, a former head of the Swiss National Bank and currently Vice-Chairman of BlackRock, André Lüthi, Chairman and CEO of Swiss tour operator Globetrotter Group, and Stefan Linder, co-founder of the Swiss Economic Forum, jointly acquired 75% of the shares of Blausee AG via the newly founded (SPV) Lakus Holding AG.

Oaklins' team in Switzerland assisted the seller in the entire process, identifying and approaching potential buyers, and in the negotiations with the interested parties.

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Dr. Peter M. Binder


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Dr. Roberto Tracia



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