Deals & Cases

Hotel Saratz Pontresina has new owner

30 June 2022 – Mrs. Annatina Saratz takes over the majority of shares in Hotel Saratz AG. In the past financial year, the hotel achieved one of the best results in recent history. Until now, Hotel Saratz was owned by the Gut, Klainguti, Saratz and Staehelin families. In the course of a streamlining of the shareholder structure, Annatina Saratz, a representative of the sixth generation of Saratz owners, is taking over the majority of shares in Hotel Saratz AG from her relatives. The hotel will be further developed in line with the proven family tradition.

With almost 160 years, the Saratz in the center of Pontresina is one of the hotel pioneers of the Engadine. The hotel offers 93 rooms of different categories. The 35,000-square-meter Saratz Park is home to the highest heated outdoor swimming pool in the Upper Engadine.

Walder Wyss advised the parties as transaction counsel on all legal aspects. The team was led by Alex Nikitine (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Letizia Schlegel (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), André Kuhn (Managing Associate, Real Estate), Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax), Jean-Nicolas Ettlin (Trainee, Corporate/M&A) and Milos Karic (Trainee, Corporate/M&A).