Alexandre Both
lic. iur. et lic. oec., Attorney at Law
Partner

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Alexandre Both is a partner at Walder Wyss. He specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. His practice also covers a wide range of finance transactions, in particular acquisition finance, real estate finance and commodity trade finance. He also advises on general corporate and contractual matters.

Alexandre Both was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 1999) and St. Gallen University (lic. oec., specialisation in finance and capital markets, 2002). He worked for many years at major international law firms in Zurich and London and at Goldman Sachs.

Alexandre Both's professional languages are French, English and German. He is registered with the Zurich and Vaud Bar Registries and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Alexandre Both
Direct phone: +41 58 658 29 27


Walder Wyss Ltd.
9a Place de la Gare
P.O. Box
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 80 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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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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Alexandre Both
lic. iur. et lic. oec., Attorney at Law
Partner

Alexandre Both is a partner at Walder Wyss. He specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. His practice also covers a wide range of finance transactions, in particular acquisition finance, real estate finance and commodity trade finance. He also advises on general corporate and contractual matters.

Alexandre Both was educated at Fribourg University (lic. iur. 1999) and St. Gallen University (lic. oec., specialisation in finance and capital markets, 2002). He worked for many years at major international law firms in Zurich and London and at Goldman Sachs.

Alexandre Both's professional languages are French, English and German. He is registered with the Zurich and Vaud Bar Registries and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Alexandre Both
Direct phone: +41 58 658 29 27

Walder Wyss Ltd.
9a Place de la Gare
P.O. Box
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 80 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59

vCard


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

E.CF S.A.S. acquires majority interest in Andy Mannhart AG

On 16 July 2018, E.CF S.A.S., the European leader in the distribution of small equipment and consumables to professionals in the hospitality and catering sectors, acquired a majority interest in Andy Mannhart AG. With this acquisition, E.CF S.A.S. continues its international expansion strategy, adding an important Swiss player to its already broad network of international subsidiaries. 

Walder Wyss has advised E.CF S.A.S. on the transaction. The team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Alexandre Both (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Robert Desax (Managing Associate, Tax), Laura Luongo (Associate, Employment), Lara Alec (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Yacine Rezki (Associate, Tax).


Medbase acquires majority interest in Groupe Médical Synergie

On 12 July 2018, Medbase Romandie SA, a company of the Migros Group, acquired a majority interest in Groupe Médical Synergie SA. With this acquisition, Medbase continues its expansion strategy in the French part of Switzerland, adding an important medical center in Lausanne.

Walder Wyss has advised Medbase on the transaction. The team was led by Alexandre Both (Partner, M&A) and included Grégoire Henriod (Associate, M&A).


Akara acquires Patrimonial Suisse SA

Akara Funds AG, on behalf of Akara Diversity PK, acquired end of Mai 2018 the holding company Patrimonial Suisse SA and its three affiliates, including a portfolio of nine properties in the city of Geneva and the French part of Switzerland. The aggregate property value amounted to about CHF 113 mio.  

Walder Wyss has advised Akara Funds AG on the transaction. The team was led by Francis Nordmann (Partner, Real Estate) and Alexandre Both (Partner, M&A) and included Grégoire Henriod (Associate, M&A) and Valentin Wiesner (Associate, Real Estate).


Silhouette Wellness closes sale of three fitness centers in Geneva and Lausanne

On 15 May 2018, Silhouette Wellness SA, a company of the Migros Group, closed the sale of three fitness centers in Geneva (Silhouette Wilson and PURE Champel) and Lausanne (Silhouette Rue Valentin, Lausanne). The sale was made to Wellness Sport Geneva SA. 

Walder Wyss Ltd. has advised the Migros Group on the transaction. The team was led by Alexandre Both (Partner, M&A) and included Grégoire Henriod (Associate, M&A).


Artisa Real Estate AG acquires EDDC SA

On 17 April 2018, Artisa Real Estate AG, in Zug, acquired EDDC SA, in Geneva. The investment amount exceeded CHF 20 mio. Following two acquisitions in Zurich, Artisa Real Estate AG continues its expansion strategy in Switzerland in the micro apartment sector. Micro Living Developer AG, an affiliate of Artisa Real Estate AG, will develop the property owned by EDDC SA at Rue du Rocher in Lausanne in micro apartments.

Walder Wyss Ltd. has advised Artisa Real Estate AG on the transaction. The team was led by Davide Jermini (Partner Lugano, M&A) et Alexandre Both (Partner Lausanne, M&A) and included Robert Desax (Managing Associate, Tax) and Grégoire Henriod (Associate, M&A).


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