GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advises Danish GPV International A/S as to Swiss law in connection with the acquisition of Swiss CCS Group
On December 28, 2018, Aktieselskabet Schouw & Co. (Nasdaq Copenhagen: SCHO), through its subsidiary GPV International A/S, Denmark, acquired 100% of CCS Group, a Swiss-based leading EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Service) provider. GPV is Denmark’s largest electronics manufacturer and specializes in advanced electronic solutions and mechatronics and acts as supplier to several of the largest international OEM companies in the cleantech, instruments & industry, medico, marine and defense sectors. The transaction will double the size of GPV and place the company among the largest European EMS businesses.
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG acted as Swiss counsel to GPV. The GHR team was led by partners Marc Grüninger and Markus Brülhart (both Corporate/M&A) and included partners Rolf Hartmann (Employment and Social Security) and Ludovic Duarte (Corporate/M&A), associates Patrizia Lorenzi (Employment and Social Security) and Stephan Hofer (Corporate/M&A) as well as junior associates Zlatina Ivanova and Patrick Locher.