Deals & Cases

SEED acquires controlling interest in Sensimed AG

16 December 2019 – SEED Co., Ltd., a contact lens manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO: 7743), announced the acquisition of a 90.6% stake in Sensimed AG from different shareholders. Sensimed, an EPFL spin-off, is domiciled in Lausanne, Switzerland and specialized in contact lens sensing technology targeted at glaucoma.

Walder Wyss acted as counsel to SEED in this transaction. The team was led by Thiemo Sturny (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Dimitrios Berger (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Marion Bähler (Corporate/M&A), Annemarie Lagger (Associate, IP/IT) and Christine Schweikard (Associate, IP/IT).