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People come to us for advice at all stages of their business. Raising capital, creating an acquisition plan, selling a company and more. Whatever your challenge might be, our expert M&A and financial advisory capabilities always come with a passion for the work. That’s how we help you achieve the extraordinary.

People come to us for advice at all stages of their business. Raising capital, creating an acquisition plan, selling a company and more. Whatever your challenge might be, our expert M&A and financial advisory capabilities always come with a passion for the work. That’s how we help you achieve the extraordinary.

M&A sell-side

Closing a chapter

You have fought passionately to reach this point. Selling your life’s work is a hard-earned success. When the time comes, we’re by your side, sleeves rolled up and ready to evaluate the world’s markets to find you the right buyer. Capitalize on the legacy you’ve built and let us apply our deep expertise to deliver the true value of your business.

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Oaklins Service Sell-side
CAPSA has been acquired by Acrotec SA
Private Equity | Consumer & Retail

CAPSA has been acquired by Acrotec SA

The private owners of CAPSA – Camille Piquerez SA (CAPSA) have sold the company to Acrotec SA, a portfolio company of Carlyle Group.

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Bühler Group has sold its flour ingredient business to Bakels Group
Food & Beverage

Bühler Group has sold its flour ingredient business to Bakels Group

Bühler Group has divested its flour ingredient business to Bakels. 100% of the shares of China-based Buhler Bangsheng Food Ingredients (Guangzhou) Co. Ltd. have been signed over to Bakels Group and all employees are moving to the new owner. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the selling price.

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Hoststar has been acquired by Miss Group
Private Equity | TMT

Hoststar has been acquired by Miss Group

The owner of Hoststar – Multimedia Networks AG (Hoststar) has sold the company to Miss Group.

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M&A buy-side

Finding a perfect fit

Acquiring the right company today is a great way to grow fast and prepare yourself for tomorrow’s success. Our global presence and local roots, together with a deep understanding of evolving trends, give you a world of opportunities to expand into new markets — and rise above your competition.

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Oaklins Service Buy-side
Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG
Logistics | Other Industries

Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG

Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction is subject to the approval by the competition authorities. The decision is expected in the first quarter of 2020.

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Avectris has acquired Logicare
TMT

Avectris has acquired Logicare

Swiss IT services company Avectris AG has acquired Logicare AG, a specialized IT services provider for healthcare companies. Logicare will be integrated into Avectris. Through the merger, Avectris will specifically enhance its expertise in the healthcare sector.

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Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH
Industrial Machinery & Components

Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH

Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH (WFT). Financial details have not been disclosed.

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Growth equity & ECM

Getting the right support

Additional funds can make the extraordinary potential of your company become a reality. With our established relationships with investors around the world, you can raise capital that suits your needs. Together we’ll find trusted financial partners committed to your success.

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Ro&Zo has completed a first-ever external funding round
Consumer & Retail

Ro&Zo has completed a first-ever external funding round

Ro&Zo has raised funds to drive its direct-to-consumer business by raising awareness of its brand, develop its operations capability and scale the business in the UK. Pembroke, the highly regarded consumer focused VCT, has invested over US$1.7million in the business.

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seniovo GmbH has raised US$4.48 million in a Series B growth financing
Construction & Engineering Services | TMT

seniovo GmbH has raised US$4.48 million in a Series B growth financing

In order to support seniovo’s plans to launch a comprehensive B2B platform, the company was looking for a strategic partner for its expansion. The aim was to position itself as a central service provider on the market via a partner ecosystem.

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Supporting Fapajal’s development plan
Private Equity | Other Industries

Supporting Fapajal’s development plan

Fapajal has raised funds to support its development plan.

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Debt advisory

Increasing leverage

Funding new initiatives through debt can create momentum for you to build your company — without giving up equity and ownership. We collaborate with full transparency for you to feel safe at every step along the way. Our senior opinion is based on an impartial standpoint to help you build a sustainable strategy, find the right institution and negotiate for terms to fuel your growth.

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Spital Emmental has raised US$130 million
Healthcare

Spital Emmental has raised US$130 million

Spital Emmental has raised US$130 million.

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El Lugar Resort has raised funds for the construction and development of the hotel
Consumer & Retail

El Lugar Resort has raised funds for the construction and development of the hotel

El Lugar Resort has raised US$15 million to fund the construction and development of the hotel. The financing was a senior secured loan secured by the project’s assets, without recourse to the project sponsor.

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Red7Marine has completed a fundraising
Construction & Engineering Services | Industrial Machinery & Components

Red7Marine has completed a fundraising

Red7Marine has completed a fundraising.

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Valuation & financial modeling

How much is a company worth?

This question often arises when a business is acquired or sold (e.g. fairness opinions), for tax or legal matters, for accounting purposes (e.g. PPA, impairment test) or when transferring (intangible) assets. Based on our long-standing experience and by applying recognized methods, we conduct valuations which are in line with your requirements.

In addition, we create customized financial models according to recognized modelling standards, which can support you in your decision-making process.

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MSC Cruises S.A. has received valuation services
Consumer & Retail

MSC Cruises S.A. has received valuation services

MSC Cruises is the world’s fourth largest cruise line and the largest privately-owned company in its market. MSC Cruises is the market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa. In 2018, the company welcomed 2.4 million guests and 180 nationalities on board its ships.

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Breitling SA has received valuation services
Consumer & Retail

Breitling SA has received valuation services

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Doetsch Grether has received valuation services
Healthcare

Doetsch Grether has received valuation services

Located in the heart of Basel, Switzerland, Doetsch Grether AG is a medium-sized, family-owned company with traditional values that specializes in the marketing and distribution of products in the pharma, OTC and consumer care segments.

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Due diligence

Understanding the numbers

M&A transactions offer great opportunities but also bear risks. The comprehensive analysis of the target entity is a critical success factor of the M&A deal.

On the buy-side, we support you with a focused analysis enabling you to make an informed investment decision. On the sell-side, we prepare a financial databook or vendor due diligence report which will provide bidders with the financial information required for their analysis.

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GLB has acquired Atmoshaus, a general contractor in the private housing segment
Construction & Engineering Services | Real Estate

GLB has acquired Atmoshaus, a general contractor in the private housing segment

GLB Genossenschaft has acquired all shares of Atmoshaus AG from its founder, Beat Niederberger, thereby complementing its own broad range of construction services with a greatly renowned general contractor in a highly synergetic transaction.

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Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG
Logistics | Other Industries

Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG

Swiss Combi AG has acquired a minority stake in SBB Cargo AG. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction is subject to the approval by the competition authorities. The decision is expected in the first quarter of 2020.

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Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH
Industrial Machinery & Components

Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH

Stäubli Holding Germany GmbH has acquired a 70% stake in WFT Beteiligungs GmbH (WFT). Financial details have not been disclosed.

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