Lindsay Goldberg acquires Bilcare Research Group
13 November 2019 – Private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg, based in New York, has acquired Bilcare Research group, Basel (Switzerland), from Bilcare Mauritius Ltd. The transaction was completed on November 8, 2019. Bilcare Research is a leading supplier of packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, as well as of special labels for the consumer goods industry and of special films for credit cards. With around 1,000 employees, the company generated sales of over EUR 300 million in the past financial year and, in addition to its headquarters in Basel, has production sites in Bötzingen and Staufen (both in Germany), Castiglione (Italy), Delaware (USA) and Singapore.
Walder Wyss AG advised the Seller and Bilcare Research group as Lead Counsel. The team has been led by Alexander Gutmans (Partner, Transaction/M&A) and Robert von Rosen (Partner, Transaction/M&A) and further included Urs Schenker (Konsulent, Transaction/M&A), Theodor Härtsch (Partner, Banking/Finance), Michael Isler (Partner, IP/IT), Philippe Nordmann (Partner, Employment), Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax), Rafal Szala (Senior Associate, Banking/Finance), Jessica Aeschbach Flórez (Senior Associate, Transaction/M&A), Sarah Schulthess (Senior Associate, Transaction/M&A) und Michael Kündig (Associate, Transaction/M&A).