22 February 2011

IFLR Europe Awards 2011


Walder Wyss has been nominated for the deal of the year in private equity for its role in advising Dr. Hans-Peter Wild in connection with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Ltd.’s ("KKR") acquisition of a minority stake in the newly founded Swiss holding company of the Wild Group. The Wild Group is one of the world's leading producers of natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry, with Dr. Hans-Peter Wild still holding the remaining stake. The new holding company holds interests inter alia in Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG, Eppelheim, Germany, WILD Affiliated Holdings Inc., Erlanger, Kentucky (USA) and the Swiss assets previously owned by Dr. Wild. .

Walder Wyss acted as Swiss legal adviser to Dr. Wild advising on Swiss corporate law matters and on the implementation of the corporate governance structure of the new holding company. The team of Walder Wyss Ltd. included M&A partners Markus Vischer and Urs P. Gnos, tax partner Martin Busenhart as well as Simon Kehl, Daniela Caleff and Karin Eckhardt-Hohl (M&A/Corporate).

The renowned International Financial Law Review (IFLR) annually presents its Europe Awards, celebrating the most innovative legal deals and the firms that completed them.

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22 February 2011

IFLR Europe Awards 2011

Walder Wyss has been nominated for the deal of the year in private equity for its role in advising Dr. Hans-Peter Wild in connection with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Ltd.’s ("KKR") acquisition of a minority stake in the newly founded Swiss holding company of the Wild Group. The Wild Group is one of the world's leading producers of natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry, with Dr. Hans-Peter Wild still holding the remaining stake. The new holding company holds interests inter alia in Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG, Eppelheim, Germany, WILD Affiliated Holdings Inc., Erlanger, Kentucky (USA) and the Swiss assets previously owned by Dr. Wild. .

Walder Wyss acted as Swiss legal adviser to Dr. Wild advising on Swiss corporate law matters and on the implementation of the corporate governance structure of the new holding company. The team of Walder Wyss Ltd. included M&A partners Markus Vischer and Urs P. Gnos, tax partner Martin Busenhart as well as Simon Kehl, Daniela Caleff and Karin Eckhardt-Hohl (M&A/Corporate).

The renowned International Financial Law Review (IFLR) annually presents its Europe Awards, celebrating the most innovative legal deals and the firms that completed them.