Hubertus Hillerström
lic. iur., MBA, Attorney at Law

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Hubertus Hillerström is a managing associate in the Banking & Finance Team. His fields of expertise include financings and mergers & acquisitions, including private equity transactions, commodities & trade finance and structured finance. He also specialises in real estate law and lease matters.

Born in 1979, Hubertus Hillerström was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 2003 including special mentions European Law Licentiate and Bilingual Licentiate) and he holds an MBA from IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa, MBA 2013) in Madrid. He has working experience as trainee in law firms and banks in Zurich, Geneva, London and Madrid and as a secondee in the legal departments of banks in Geneva and Zurich specialising in commodities & trade finance.

Hubertus Hillerström speaks French, German, English, Swedish and Spanish. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Hubertus Hillerström
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 82


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Hubertus Hillerström Hubertus Hillerström Hubertus Hillerström Hubertus Hillerström

Hubertus Hillerström
lic. iur., MBA, Attorney at Law

Hubertus Hillerström is a managing associate in the Banking & Finance Team. His fields of expertise include financings and mergers & acquisitions, including private equity transactions, commodities & trade finance and structured finance. He also specialises in real estate law and lease matters.

Born in 1979, Hubertus Hillerström was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 2003 including special mentions European Law Licentiate and Bilingual Licentiate) and he holds an MBA from IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa, MBA 2013) in Madrid. He has working experience as trainee in law firms and banks in Zurich, Geneva, London and Madrid and as a secondee in the legal departments of banks in Geneva and Zurich specialising in commodities & trade finance.

Hubertus Hillerström speaks French, German, English, Swedish and Spanish. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Hubertus Hillerström
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 82

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Deals and Cases

Cross Border Taking Private Merger of SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (SIX: SHLTN)

On 24 July 2015, SHL Telemedicine Ltd, Tel Aviv (SHL), a company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, and Shanghai Jiuchuan Investment (Group) Co., Ltd, Shanghai (the Purchaser) have entered into a merger agreement, pursuant to which the Purchaser will, through one of its wholly owned subsidiary, acquire the entire share capital of SHL by way of a reverse triangular cross border merger. The transaction is subject to the approval by the shareholders' meetings. The closing is expected to occur in Q4 2015.

SHL is a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions.

Walder Wyss advises SHL on all capital markets, stock exchange and takeover law aspects in this transaction. The team has been led by Alexander Nikitine (Capital Markets, M&A, Partner) and furhter includes  Sarah Schulthess (Capital Markets, M&A, Associate), Enrico Friz (Banking & Finance, Partner), Valentin Wiesner (Banking & Finance, Trainee), Anna-Lynn Fromer (Banking & Finance, Trainee), Tervel Stoyanov (Banking & Finance, Associate), Hubertus Hillerström (Banking & Finance, Managing Associate) and Janine Corti (Tax, Associate).


Renaissance PME and SVC-Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs acquire Bandi S.A.

A group of investors composed, among others, by Renaissance PME (a vehicle investing in Swiss SMEs and managed by Vinci Capital SA) and SVC – Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs (a subsidiary of Credit Suisse), announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire Bandi S.A. in a club deal. With more than 50 employees, Bandi S.A. is active mainly in the production of components for luxury watchmakers.

Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to SVC - Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Banking & Finance, Managing Associate) and further included Tervel Stoyanov (Banking & Finance, Associate) and Valentin Wiesner (Banking & Finance, Trainee).


Minerva IPO and Acquisition

Minerva Neurosciences Inc. completed its initial public offering of nearly 5.5 million shares, which began trading on 1 July 2014 on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol «NERV». Prior to the IPO, Minerva acquired all shares in Mind-NRG S.A., a Swiss pre-clinical stage pharmaceutical company.

Walder Wyss AG has acted as Swiss legal advisor to Minerva. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Banking Finance), Fabienne Claudon (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Samuel Lieberherr (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Associate, Tax) and Manuel B. Mühlestein (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).


PubliGroupe/Swisscom/Tamedia

The holding company of the Swiss media group Tamedia on 17 April 2014 published the pre-announcement of a public takeover offer for all shares in PubliGroupe S.A. for a price of CHF 150 each and on 27 May 2014 increased the offer to CHF 190 per share. Swisscom AG on 16 Mai 2014 pre-announced a competing takeover offer of CHF 200 per share and on 17 June 2014 increased the offer to CHF 214 per share. On 27 Mai 2014 Swisscom and Tamedia reached an agreement on a common approach in the market of directory services (Search & Find). Tamedia has agreed with Swisscom not to increase its offer further and, if Swisscom’s takeover bid is successful, to tender the PubliGroupe shares held by Tamedia to Swisscom. Both Swisscom’s and Tamedia’s public takeover bids are being conducted in line with the applicable legal requirements. Following Swisscom‘s takeover offer for PubliGroupe, Swisscom and Tamedia will incorporate the companies local.ch and search.ch in a joint subsidiary. Swisscom will hold 69% of the joint subsidiary and consolidate the company, while Tamedia will hold the remaining 31%.

Walder Wyss AG advises Tamedia in all legal and tax aspects of the public takeover offer as well as the joint venture with Swisscom. The Walder Wyss team is being led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Lucas Hänni (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) and further includes Reto Jacobs (Partner, Antitrust), Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Daniel Zimmerli (Managing Associate, Antitrust), Gion Giger (Managing Associate, Antitrust), Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Banking Finance), Ralph Imoberdorf (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Thierry Obrist (Associate, Tax) Carla Lang (Associate, Tax) and Samuel Lieberherr (Associate, Corporate/M&A).


L’Oréal purchases Decléor and Carita from Shiseido

The French cosmetics group L'Oréal S.A., Paris, acquired Decléor and Carita from Japanese manufacturer Shiseido Co., Ltd.

Decléor and Carita are two of the world's leading trademarks for professional skin and hair care in beauty parlours. In 2012, the turnover generated for both trademarks amounted to approx. EUR 100 million. L'Oréal is the world's biggest cosmetics group who generated an annual turnover of approx. EUR 23 billion in 2013 and employs around 77'400 people. Shiseido was founded in 1872 and is a player in the luxury cosmetics sector as well as the broader area of body and hair care.

Walder Wyss AG advised L'Oréal on the Swiss law aspects of the acquisition. The team included Luc Defferrard (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Hubertus Hillerström (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Alexander Nikitine (Managing Associate, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A) and Christoph Stutz (Associate, Employment).


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