Deals & Cases

IRC acquires majority in Transa

1 September 2015 – On 1 September 2015 International Retail Corporation SA, Givisiez (IRC) acquired a majority stake in Transa Backpacking AG, Zurich, a leading Swiss supplier of Outdoor Equipment, from the founders and other shareholders. Globetrotter Holding AG remains second largest shareholder in Transa. IRC is owned by Beat Zaugg, co-shareholder of Scott Corporation SA, Givisiez.

Walder Wyss has advised IRC in the transaction. The Walder Wyss Team was led by Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Lucas Hänni (Counsel, Corporate/M&A), Boris Räber (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Christian Lütolf (Associate, Corporate/M&A) and Dario Galli (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).