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Sagard NewGen Acquires a Minority Stake in Unit8

7 décembre 2022 – On 8 December 2022, the financial investor Sagard NewGen, announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Unit8 SA. Founded in 2017, Morges-based Unit8 SA is a leading Swiss data services company with a mission to help its clients turn data into value with a mix of data science, analytics, and AI.

Walder Wyss has advised Sagard NewGen on the transaction. The Walder Wyss team was led by Stefan Knobloch (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Dario Galli (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax), and Janine Corti (Counsel, Tax), as well as Christian Hagen (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Fabienne Anner (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Pascal Zysset (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Marina Beeler (Trainee Lawyer, Corporate/M&A), Lukas Wyss (Partner, Banking & Finance), David Vasella (Partner, Regulated Markets, Competition, Technology & IP), Sylvia Anthamatten (Managing Associate, Regulated Markets, Competition, Technology & IP), Anne-Sophie Morand (Associate, Regulated Markets, Competition, Technology & IP), Gustaf Heintz (Associate, Employment), Natascha Rizzi (Associate, Tax), Michael Kündig (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), and Helene Tasman (Trainee Lawyer, Corporate/M&A).