OneMed has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority share in SMEDICO AG
1 February 2021 – OneMed, a leading European distributor of medical supplies and other healthcare related services, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority share of SMEDICO AG, a Swiss distributor with a strong market position in hospital and elderly care products. With this acquisition, OneMed's growth journey continues into a new market - Switzerland - and strengthens both its market presence and knowledge in product areas such as wound care, incontinence and orthopedics.
Walder Wyss advised OneMed as Swiss legal counsel on the transaction. The team was led by Stefan Knobloch (Corporate/M&A, Partner) and Christian Hagen (Corporate/M&A, Managing Associate) and further included Michael Kissling (Corporate/M&A, Associate), Riccardo Brazerol (Corporate/M&A, Associate), Ueli Sommer (Employment, Partner), Christoph Stutz (Employment, Counsel), Sarah Eichenberger (Employment, Associate), David Vasella (IP/IT, Partner), Benno Fischer-Siddiqui (IP/IT, Associate), Christine Schweikard (IP/IT, Associate), Michael Schmassmann (IP/IT, Associate), Reto Jacobs (Competition, Partner), Gion Giger (Competition, Counsel), Lukas Wyss (Banking & Finance, Partner), Janine Corti (Tax, Counsel), and Julia Lehner (Real Estate, Senior Associate).