Semperit acquires the RICO Group
27 April 2023 – The listed Austrian Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding acquires RICO Group GmbH from its founders. The RICO Group consists of companies in Austria, the US and the Swiss-based SILCOPLAST AG in Wolfhalden. The RICO Group is a globally leading supplier of silicone injection moulds and manufacturer of liquid silicone components with around 500 employees.
The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.
Walder Wyss AG acted as Swiss legal advisor for Semperit and its Austrian legal advisor Binder Grösswang. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Samuel Lieberherr (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A) and included Christian Eichenberger (Partner, Real Estate), Valentina Eichin (Associate, Employment) and Florian Iten (Associate, Corporate/M&A).