BianchiSchwald celebrates the 20th anniversary of "BCCC"

Twenty years ago, on 2 April 2001, four young “pioneers” launched “BCCC” as a modern, ambitious, entrepreneurial and, above all, fully integrated business law firm. A few grey hair and a merger with leading Zurich lawyers later, we are proud of our journey and would like to thank all our partners and employees, current and former, our clients and more generally all friends of BianchiSchwald for their trust, their support, their loyalty and their contribution to the success of this inspiring venture.

Thank you all!

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1 April 2021

Consortium of buyers led by Helvetica Capital AG and Bruno Fankhauser acquires Leoni Studer AG from Leoni AG

Leoni Studer AG is a specialist in high-quality cables and wires for complex applications in the industrial and infrastructure sectors. Helvetica Capital AG is an independent, entrepreneurial investor focusing on companies in Switzerland and neighboring regions who provides capital and advises both entrepreneurs and investors on financing and succession solutions. The seller Leoni AG is a stock exchange listed wire, cable and harnessing manufacturing group headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany, with a global footprint and revenues in excess of EUR 4 billion in 2020. The transaction has been completed on 30 March 2021 and forms part of Leoni AG’s wider effort to divest parts of its Wire & Cable Solutions (WCS) division.

BianchiSchwald acted as lead counsel to the buyers in this transaction with a team consisting of Stefan Scherrer (Partner | Corporate and M&A), Andreas Suter (Senior Associate | Corporate and M&A), Samuel Streuli (Junior Associate | Corporate and M&A), S├ębastien Maury (Partner | Tax) and Stephanie Volz (Senior Associate | Competition).