Deals & Cases

Axalta Coating Systems Group acquires André Koch AG

7 décembre 2023 – Axalta Coating Systems Group (NYSE: AXTA) has acquired André Koch AG, an established provider of car repair and maintenance services.

Formerly a privately owned company, André Koch AG has been operating successfully in the premium segment of the refinish market in Switzerland. The acquisition adds to Axalta’s footprint and enables Andre Koch AG to further provide the highest services and premium products to the Swiss customers.

Walder Wyss advised Axalta Coating Systems on this transaction. The team was co-led by Alexander Gutmans (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Robert von Rosen (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Lukas Wyss (Partner, Banking/Finance), Markus Frick (Partner, Competition), Gion Giger (Counsel, Competition), Michelle Bruni (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A and Tax), Jonas Knechtli (Managing Associate, Employment), Yannick Moser (Managing Associate, Employment), Bojan Momic (Associate, Employment), Naomi Toren (Associate, Litigation/Arbitration), Michael Schmassmann (Associate, Competition), Felix Tuchschmid (Associate, Competition), Simon Olstein (Associate, Corporate/M&A), and Lucas Maurer (Associate, Corporate/M&A).