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A.P. Moller Holding acquires Unilabs

9. Dezember 2021 – A.P. Moller Holding, the parent company of the Danish A.P. Moller Group founded and run by the Maersk family, has acquired Unilabs, a leading pan-European provider of laboratory and imaging diagnostics services, from funds advised by Apax Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the next few months, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Unilabs is the only European player covering the full spectrum of diagnostics across laboratory, imaging and pathology services at scale, with 12,000 people employed across 15 countries.

Walder Wyss advised the seller and Unilabs as Swiss local counsel. The team was led by Alex Nikitine (Corporate/M&A, Partner) and further included Dimitrios Berger (Corporate/M&A, Senior Associate), Michael Kissling (Corporate/M&A, Associate), Hugh Reeves (IP/IT, Managing Associate), Anaëlle Genoud (Finance, Associate) and Angelina Pellegrini (Employment, Associate).