IPH acquires Montalpina
4 January 2016 –
French based IPH Group has acquired Montalpina AG. Montalpina is a leading technical distributor with three branches in Switzerland. The company offers a wide range of products with bearings, power transmission and sealings to the point of special tools and measuring equipment. With sales of more than CHF 1 billion in 2015, IPH is one of the largest technical distributors in Europe.
Walder Wyss AG has advised the IPH Group in this transaction. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Christian Lütolf (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Associate, Tax), Simone Wetzstein (Associate, Employment), Christine Beutler (Managing Associate, Corporate/Notary Public) as well as Marco Hottinger (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).