Deals & Cases

Investment of Crédit Mutuel Equity in Pacovis

17 June 2024 – As a result of a shareholder change at Pacovis AG, based in Stetten (Switzerland), the Eser founding family is increasing its equity stake in the company and will hold a clear majority in the Pacovis Group going forward. Crédit Mutuel Equity, the international direct investment company of Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale, is acquiring a minority stake in Pacovis to support the family’s long-term plans for the company. With eight locations and sales offices in Europe, six of them in the DACH region, Pacovis is a leading solution provider for the food industry and the catering trade in the food and non-food sector.

Walder Wyss advised Crédit Mutuel Equity in this transaction. The team was co-led by Luc Defferrard (Corporate/M&A, Partner) and Timon Nydegger (Corporate/M&A, Managing Associate) and further included Erik Lanz (Corporate/M&A, Associate), Gion Giger (Antitrust, Counsel), Julia Lehner (Real Estate, Associate), Valentina Eichin (Employment, Associate), Benjamin Reis (Commercial Contracts, Associate) and Katharina C. Röhl (Regulatory, Associate).