Janine Corti
lic. iur., Certified Tax Expert

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Janine Corti is counsel in the tax team. She is working in the fields of domestic and international corporate tax and has professional experience in the financial services area. She focuses particularly on national and international restructurings, migrations, tax planning, employee participation programs, capital market transactions and M&A projects. In addition, she is at the board of the Zurich section of EXPERTsuisse.

Born in 1981, Janine Corti was educated at the University of Zurich (lic.iur. 2007) and graduated as certified tax expert in 2012. She worked as a tax manager in an international advisory firm and in the tax department of a Swiss bank.

Janine Corti speaks German and English.

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Janine Corti
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 49


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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Janine Corti Janine Corti Janine Corti Janine Corti

Janine Corti
lic. iur., Certified Tax Expert

Janine Corti is counsel in the tax team. She is working in the fields of domestic and international corporate tax and has professional experience in the financial services area. She focuses particularly on national and international restructurings, migrations, tax planning, employee participation programs, capital market transactions and M&A projects. In addition, she is at the board of the Zurich section of EXPERTsuisse.

Born in 1981, Janine Corti was educated at the University of Zurich (lic.iur. 2007) and graduated as certified tax expert in 2012. She worked as a tax manager in an international advisory firm and in the tax department of a Swiss bank.

Janine Corti speaks German and English.

Janine Corti
Direct phone: +41 58 658 56 49

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

Auris Medical's Public Equity Offering

Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ: EARS) issued and priced its public offering of 10,000,000 common shares and 10,000,000 warrants, each warrant entitling its holder to purchase 0.70 of a common share.  The common shares and warrants are being sold in units comprised of one common share and one warrant at the public offering price of USD 1.00 per unit. The warrants will be immediately exercisable at a price of USD 1.20 per common share and are exercisable for five years. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional common shares and/or 1,500,000 additional warrants at the public offering price less underwriting discounts. The offering is expected to close on or about February 21, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Roth Capital Partners is acting as sole book-running manager in the offering. Maxim Group LLC is acting as a financial advisor in the offering.

Auris Medical is a Swiss biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing therapeutics that address important unmet medical needs in otolaryngology. The shares of Auris Medical trade on the NASDAQ Global Market.

Walder Wyss advises Auris Medical on Swiss law aspects of the transaction. The team is being led by Alex Nikitine (Partner, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A) and further includes Sarah Schulthess (Associate, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax) and Ayesha Curmally (Partner, Notary).


Unigestion acquires Akina to create a USD 6 billion AUM market leader in global small and mid-market Private Equity

Akina and Unigestion have announced their decision to merge their private equity businesses to create a leading expert in global small and mid-market private equity, with USD 6 billion in assets under management and 54 dedicated professionals located in Geneva, Zurich, London, New York and Singapore. Completion of the transaction is subject to the customary regulatory approvals.

Walder Wyss is advising Akina in this transaction. The Walder Wyss team is led by partner Luc Defferrard (Corporate M&A) and includes partner Maurus Winzap (Tax), counsels Alexandre Both (Corporate M&A) and Janine Corti (Tax), associates André Kuhn (Corporate M&A), Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Corporate M&A) and Simona Müller (Corporate M&A).


Zug Estates CHF 100 mio. Bond

Zug Estates Holding AG (SIX: ZUGN) has successfully issued its first CHF 100 mio. fixed-interest bond with a 0.7% coupon and a 5-year maturity.

Walder Wyss acts as legal counsel to Zug Estates on this capital market transaction. The Walder Wyss Team is being led by Alex Nikitine (Partner, Capital Markets, M&A) and further includes Sarah Schulthess (Associate, Capital Markets, M&A) and Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax).

 


Apax / Unilabs

The joint owners of Switzerland-based Unilabs, private equity funds Apax Europe VI, Nordic Capital Fund VI ("Nordic Capital") and Apax France VII have accepted an offer from Apax IX, advised by Apax Partners LLP, for the acquisition of their respective stakes in Unilabs.

The transaction marks the successful completion of the joint ownership between funds advised by Apax Partners LLP, Nordic Capital and Apax Partners France (jointly with Altamir), which saw Unilabs taken private from the SIX Swiss Exchange in November 2007 and merged with the diagnostic division of pan-European healthcare provider Capio in 2008.

With over 112 laboratories and 43 imaging units and a broad catalogue of more than 2,500 diagnostic tests, Unilabs (headquartered in Geneva) is one of Europe’s leading providers of clinical laboratory testing and medical diagnostic imaging services. The Unilabs Group employs more than 5,300 people worldwide, successfully operating laboratory and medical diagnostic imaging facilities in 12 countries, and generating annual revenues of EUR 673m in 2015. Its network of facilities provides its customers with one of the broadest geographic footprints of any clinical laboratory and medical diagnostic services provider in Europe.

Walder Wyss acts as Swiss legal counsel to Apax as seller in this transaction. The Walder Wyss team is being led by Alex Nikitine (Partner, M&A, Capital Markets) and further includes Anna Baldenbach von Bröchen (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Michael Isler (Managing Associate, IP/IT), Alexandre Both (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Associate, Tax), Fabienne Anner (Associate, Corporate/M&A), David M. Hill (Associate, Labor law) and Valentin Wiesner (Trainee, Banking & Finance).


Fairfax Financial to acquire Switzerland's Allied World for USD 4.9bn in cash and stock

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (Allied World) (NYSE:AWH) have entered into a merger agreement (the Agreement), pursuant to which Fairfax will acquire all of the outstanding registered ordinary shares of Allied World. Under the terms of the Agreement, Allied World shareholders would receive a combination of Fairfax subordinate voting shares and cash equal to USD 54.00 per Allied World Share, for a total equity value of approximately USD 4.9bn.

It is intended that the transaction will be effected by way of an exchange offer, followed by a squeeze-out merger, both in accordance with the applicable laws. Closing of the transaction is currently expected to occur in the second quarter of 2017.

Allied World, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG's domicile is in Zug, Switzerland. Fairfax is a Canadian holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management. 

Walder Wyss acts as legal counsel to Allied World on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team is being led by Urs Schenker (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) and Alex Nikitine (Partner, M&A, Capital Markets) and further included Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Markus Pfenninger (Partner, Insurance, Capital Markets), Sarah Schulthess (Associate, M&A, Capital Markets) and Janine Corti (Associate, Tax).


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