SCOTT acquires Sheppard Business
4 December 2015 –
On 4 December 2015 SCOTT Corporation SA, Givisiez, acquired the wholesaling and retailing of bicycles, parts, accessories and apparel business of Australia and New Zealand based Sheppard Industries. The transaction was structured as purchase of assets by two newly established companies, Sheppard Cycles Australia Pty Ltd and Sheppard Cycles New Zealand Limited, both in which SCOTT holds the vast majority of shares.
Walder Wyss acted as Swiss legal advisor to SCOTT. The Walder Wyss team was led by Lucas Hänni (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) and further included Markus Vischer (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Samuel Dürr (Partner, Tax) and Elisabeth Moskric (Counsel, Banking Finance).