Alantra advised Rieter, a world leading textile machinery manufacturer listed on the Swiss stock exchange with a market cap of CHF 1bn, on the acquisition of SSM, the textile machinery division of Swiss stock listed Schweiter Technology Group with a market cap of CHF 1.8bn, for a consideration amount of CHF 124mn.
Alantra advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), a listed private equity company focusing on the mid-market, on the signing of an agreement to acquire a stake in duagon, a provider of network components for data communication in railway vehicles.
Advisor to Lausanne-headquartered Vaudoise Assurances Holding SA on the acquisition of a pair of Swiss asset managers based in Bern: Dr Meyer Asset Management AG, the fund manager of Swiss open-end real estate funds Immo Helvetic and Good Buildings, and Berninvest AG, the fund manager of a Swiss real estate foundation.
Alantra advised SIX Group on the sale of its Austrian commercial issuing business (the issuing of credit and prepaid cards) to easybank, Austria’s largest and most profitable direct bank, with over 700,000 customer accounts. SIX wants to focus on its B2B business and plans to further strengthen its merchant business (acquiring) and the transaction processing [...]
February/2017 Fairness opinion provider to Actelion's Board on Johnson & Johnson’s CHF 30bn public tender offer Johnson & Johnson, the US-based healthcare giant, launched a public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Actelion Ltd., a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative drugs for diseases with significant [...]