10 July 2019

Technology company Continental has signed an agreement to acquire thermoplastic specialist Merlett Group, based in Daverio, Italy. Continental takes over all of Merlett Group's business activities, including all three manufacturing plants in Italy and Switzerland as well as the comprehensive sales network in twelve European countries with nearly 500 employees. Closing of the transaction is subject to clearance by the competent antitrust authorities.

VISCHER advises Continental regarding the Swiss aspects of this transaction whereas K&L Gates acted as lead counsel. The VISCHER team led by partner Dr. Robert Bernet (Corporate/M&A) comprises Dr. Peter Kühn (Counsel, Corporate/M&A), Angelo Imperiale (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Sandro Bernet (Junior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Delia Fehr-Bosshard (Senior Associate, IP/IT) and Gian Geel (Associate, Employment).

Press release Continental (EN)

Categories: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capital

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