Deals & Cases

DPE acquires AWK Group

21 December 2017 – Deutsche Private Equity (DPE) acquires majority interest in AWK Group, one of the largest independent Swiss consulting companies for information technology and digitalization.


Walder Wyss advised DPE on the transaction. The team was led by Florian Gunz Niedermann (Corporate/M&A, Partner) and further included Fabienne Anner, Michael Kündig, Alice Vorburger and Christoph Zaugg (Corporate/M&A, Associates), Lukas Wyss (Banking&Finance, Partner), Julia Lehner (Banking&Finance, Associate), Maurus Winzap (Tax, Partner), Ueli Sommer (Employment, Partner), Mélanie Gmeiner-Giger (Employment, Associate), Daniel Zimmerli (Competition, Counsel), Michael Isler (IP/IT, Partner) and Manuel Bigler (IP/IT, Associate).