Deal Announcement December 2020

GIA Informatik AG acquires 100% of Avectris AG from Axpo Holding AG. The transaction creates one of the largest IT Consulting companies in Switzerland with over 600 employees. GIA Informatik and Avectris are complementary through their reach in different markets but with comparable product offerings. Both GIA Informatik and Avectris offer complete IT-Services including Cloud […]

Deal Announcement November 2020

GRAPHA-Holding AG (Switzerland), a single-family office and holding company for various industrial activities, acquired 100% of the shares Avantec AG (Switzerland). AVANTEC is the leading Swiss provider of IT- and Security- Solutions in the areas of cloud, content, network and endpoint security with over 250 customers in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein. With this transaction, […]

The effects of «COVID-19» on M&A

The new Coronavirus («COVID-19») continues to dominate the headlines. By 15 April 2020, the swiss authorities have reported 26’000 confirmed cases of the disease. Factories, schools and offices have been closed on a global scale, travel and transport restrictions have been introduced and extensive measures have been taken to limit the physical contact between individuals. […]

Deal Announcement December 2019

GRAPHA-Holding AG (Switzerland), a single-family office and holding company for various industrial activities, acquired 100% of the shares of POLYDATA AG (Switzerland). The POLYDATA/PIDAS Group operates in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. The expertise of the PIDAS Group lies in the areas Customer Service, Customer Experience and Automation Technology. The Group covers the entire range of […]

Deal Announcement December 2019

Elementis plc, UK sold SRL Dental GmbH (“SRL”), Germany to Fidelium GmbH, a private equity investor. SRL is a key player in gypsum and investment materials with a focus on the dental industry in Germany and Western Europe. SRL’s current business began with a patent for the production of alpha hemihydrate in the mid 1900s. […]

Capital Concepts 20 years anniversary

Thank you for being part of Capital Concepts 20 years anniversary event at Chicago 1928 in Zurich! We are happy to share some impressions from the event with you here. Hopefully you will be able to use some of the strategies presented in the keynote given by Jan Heitman in your daily business life and […]

Deal Announcement September 2019

Mercedes-Benz Automobil AG (MERBAG), Switzerland sold six of its business operations (car and truck sales and service centers as well as a car body workshop) in Central Switzerland to Fahrzeug-Werke LUEG AG (LUEG), Germany. The sale of the well-established businesses includes all existing employment contracts of the approximately 200 employees. MERBAG will remain minority shareholder […]

Deal Announcement December 2018

The Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) has joined forces with Z-Systems, a Swiss-based international leader in ceramic dental implant systems. The two companies have signed an agreement that provides Straumann with a 34% stake in Z-Systems in return for a capital injection to expand Z-Systems’ production capability and to develop its pipeline. Straumann has obtained exclusive […]