Lara Alec
MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

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Lara Alec is an associate in the Dispute Resolution and Corporate/Commercial departments of Walder Wyss in Geneva. She focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions. Her practice also includes advising clients on corporate governance issues and contractual law matters. She further represents clients in commercial litigations and is active on the start-up scene to counsel early-stage companies.

Lara Alec obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees in Law with honours at Zurich University. She then obtained an LL.M and business law certificate at Berkeley Law School in 2015. She is a member of the Geneva Bar Association and qualified to practice as a lawyer in all of Switzerland.

Lara Alec works in French, English and German.

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Lara Alec
Direct phone: + 41 58 658 30 43


Walder Wyss Ltd.
10 Rue d'Italie
P.O. Box
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 30 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Lara Alec
MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

Lara Alec is an associate in the Dispute Resolution and Corporate/Commercial departments of Walder Wyss in Geneva. She focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions. Her practice also includes advising clients on corporate governance issues and contractual law matters. She further represents clients in commercial litigations and is active on the start-up scene to counsel early-stage companies.

Lara Alec obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees in Law with honours at Zurich University. She then obtained an LL.M and business law certificate at Berkeley Law School in 2015. She is a member of the Geneva Bar Association and qualified to practice as a lawyer in all of Switzerland.

Lara Alec works in French, English and German.

Lara Alec
Direct phone: + 41 58 658 30 43

Walder Wyss Ltd.
10 Rue d'Italie
P.O. Box
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 30 00
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Deals and Cases

Initiative & Finance and Capital Transmission enter in the capital of INOMED Technology SA Courtelary

On 27 September 2018, Initiative & Finance, a leading French private equity player, dedicated to the financing and the transmission of SMEs in France, Belgium and Switzerland, and Capital Transmission, an investment company founded in 2008 belonging to the Geneva Cantonal Bank and the objective of which is to financially assist companies and entrepreneurs, have invested in the capital of INOMED Technology SA Courtelary. 

Walder Wyss advised Initiative & Finance on this transaction. The team was led by Hubertus Hillerström (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Fouad G. Sayegh (Partner, Tax), Lara Alec (Associate, Corporate/M&A) et Laura Luongo (Associate, Employment). 


Nestlé S.A. acquires majority stake in Terrafertil

On 4 September 2018 Nestlé completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Terrafertil, a natural foods company and main global producer of goldenberries, following approval of relevant antitrust authorities. 

Terrafertil, and its flagship brand 'NATURE'S HEART®', is recognized for its wide portfolio of natural and mostly organic products. It is the world’s largest buyer of goldenberries (Physalis), an Andean superfood high in vitamins and antioxidants. The transaction includes all of Terrafertil’s operations and assets in the seven countries where it operates. 

With this new investment, Nestlé is very well positioned to be the leader in the plant-food based segment in Zone Americas with the addition of the NATURE'S HEART and ESSENTIAL LIVING FOODS brands. 

Walder Wyss advised Nestlé as Swiss legal advisor in this transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Luc Defferrard (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Adriano Antonietti (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Lara Alec (Associate, Corporate/M&A).


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).


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