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Interlaw’s Swiss Firm Assists Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG in the Sale of the Gallus Group

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Interlaw’s partner firm in Switzerland, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte, has assisted Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG with the sale of the Gallus Group to the Swiss packaging group, benpac holding ag.

The Gallus Group, which comprises the two Swiss companies, Gallus Holding AG, St. Gallen, and Gallus Ferd. Rüesch AG, St. Gallen, develops, produces and sells conventional and digital narrow-web, reel-fed presses designed for the labelling and packaging industry.  

The transaction will see benpac holding ag assume ownership of the Gallus Group with a total of five companies with sites in Germany and Switzerland and around 430 employees. 

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte partners Thomas Loher and Arlette Pfister (both corporate law / M&A) led on the deal, with the support of colleagues Marzel Wyden (corporate law / M&A), Patrick Rohn (distribution law), Katia Favre (ICT / data protection law), Raphael Meier (distribution law / intellectual property law), Anna Neukom Chaney (employment law), Roger Steiner (contract law) and Yannick Jäncke.