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The Swiss Steel group (listed on SIX Swiss Exchange) is one of the world's leading providers of individual solutions in the special long steel products sector. PCS Holding is a committed and long-term oriented shareholder that actively supports the establishment and development of its portfolio companies. The seller BigPoint Holding AG is Swiss Steel's main shareholder. The transaction has been completed on 21 May 2021.
BianchiSchwald advised PCS Holding AG in this transaction with a team consisting of Stefan Scherrer (Partner | Corporate and M&A), Thomas Schmid (Partner | Corporate and M&A) and Fabian Akeret (Associate | Corporate and M&A).
We are pleased that BianchiSchwald has again been recognized in this year's ranking published by Bilanz | Handelszeitung | Le Temps as one of the best law firms in Switzerland. Our firm has been ranked among the leading law firms in 17 practice areas with top category rankings in IP, commercial | contracts, corporate, M&A and insolvency | restructuring.
Swiss competition law is undergoing far-reaching changes in the area of control of abusive practices. Our newsletter will provide you an initial overview of the planned revision which includes the introduction of the concept of relative market power and a ban on geo-blocking.
For the third year in a row, we are proud that our IP practice area has been ranked Tier 2 : “The IP practice is composed of exceptionally skilled lawyers who are unparalleled experts in all dimensions of intellectual property law” | “Great knowledge and expertise in this field of law.”
To top it all, Christoph Gasser, Partner and Practice head of Intellectual Property, has been awarded “Leading individual” for the second time. “Super efficient, responsive and very knowledgeable and experienced.” | “His combination of lawyer and partner of the firm together with having been a patent judge is a perfect match”. Congratulations !
"Excellent know-how paired with entrepreneurial culture" | We are delighted that our corporate and M&A practice is recognized by our clients for its core values in the latest ranking by The Legal 500.
We are very pleased that BianchiSchwald has again been ranked among the leading law firms in Switzerland in 10 practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500. Not less than 17 lawyers are recognized for their expertise. Excellent team effort – let's keep up the good work!