Marc Grüninger recommended by Best Lawyers Switzerland 2023 for M&A
GHR Rechtsanwälte partner Marc Grüninger has again been recognized by his peers among Switzerland's best lawyers for Mergers and Acquisition Law and has been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Switzerland.
GHR Energy Law Quarterly – June – 2022 Planned Rescue Package for the Swiss Electricity Sector
The Swiss Federal Council is proposing an urgent federal law to avoid an uncontrollable chain reaction in the electricity industry: the rescue umbrella for system-critical Swiss electricity utilities. More on this legislative project can be found in this issue of Energy Law Quarterly.
GHR Rechtsanwälte advised the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG on the sale of the company's shares to VINCI Energies
In June 2022, the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG, Bern, Switzerland, sold 100% of the company's shares for an undisclosed price to VINCI Energies, a member of the VINCI Group, a world leader in the concessions, energy and construction business. GHR Rechtsanwälte advised the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG.
Security of gas supply in Switzerland
GHR Energy Law Quarterly – April 2022
Final gas consumption in Switzerland accounts for about 15 % of total final energy consumption. Around half of the natural gas imported into Switzerland comes from Russia. With regard to the actual instability on the gas markets as well as the uncertainty of gas supplies, the Swiss Federal Council decided on measures to strengthen the security of gas supply. Read more in the attached ELQ.
Stephan A. Hofer new partner of GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
GHR Rechtsanwälte is pleased to announce the election of Stephan A. Hofer to the firm's partnership which became effective April 1, 2022.
Stephan A. Hofer joined GHR Rechtsanwälte in 2016 and specializes in corporate, contract and capital markets law.
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised on the sale of PMI Projektmanagement & Informatik AG
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised on the sale of PMI Projektmanagement & Informatik AG. PMI is known for the development of software solutions in the school, construction and service sectors since 1992. Its software Scolaris made PMI the market leader in the field of school administration systems in Switzerland. All shares of PMI have been sold to CMI Holding AG, Schwerzenbach. Gerhard Roth (Partner, Lead) and Jil Suter (Associate) acted as legal counsel to the sellers.
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised tp, ag für technische Planungen in its management buy-out
In February 2022, the management buy-out (MBO) of tp, ag für technische Planungen was completed. GHR advised tp, ag for technical planning, and its shareholders on corporate and tax matters.
GHR advises CEMEX on the acquisition of a stake in SYNHELION
GHR Rechtsanwälte acted for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) and CEMEX Ventures (CEMEX´s corporate venture capital unit) in connection with their investment in SYNHELION SA, Lugano, Switzerland (SYNHELION), a global pioneer company in the field of sustainable solar fuels that are a climate-friendly substitute to fossil fuels, enabling a carbon-free manufacturing process.
GHR advises ZF on the acquisition of a stake in embotech AG
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised ZF CV Systems Global GmbH, a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF), on the acquisition of a stake in embotech AG, Zurich, (embotech), a leading developer of software for autonomous driving and robotics.
GHR advises ZF on the acquisition of Nitto Denko Corporation's specialized adhesive films technology for side curtain airbags
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG acted for ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF) in an asset deal for the acquisition of the specialized adhesive films technology for side curtain airbags from Nitto Denko Corporation and Nitto Switzerland AG.