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 2017

Cham Paper Group, Switzerland (SIX Swiss Exchange: CPGN), sold its speciality paper business to the Sappi Group for an enterprise value of CHF 146.5 million. Sappi is listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange and one of the world’s leading pulp and paper companies. The integration of Cham’s paper business into the Sappi Group will open […]