Leading Global law firm Baker & McKenzie has provided legal assistance to Swiss Investor group Ufenau in acquiring its sixth platform company, Doktorhuus Holding AG, a group of medical practices. This comes after a successful start to 2016 for Ufenau, which has already been involved in seven bolt-on acquisitions for its other platform companies including NRW Building Technology, Trans Europa Express and Intelligent Repair Solutions.
The Baker & McKenzie team who advised Ufenau was led by Alexander Fischer, with support from Mario Kumschick, Susanne Liebel-Kotz, Matthias Trautmann, Roger Hegglin and Roger Bischof.
Doktorhuus consists of 7 medical practices, specializing in gastroenterology, radiology and general medicine. The Group is a regional champion in the outpatient healthcare market in the German-speaking region of Switzerland, and employs over 70 highly qualified employees and physicians.
Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately owned Swiss Investor Group headquartered at the Lake Zurich. Dieter Scheiff, Managing Partner at Ufenau Capital Partners expresses his confidence in the future opportunities for growth this deal will bring, “The scalable business model within a highly fragmented market and the increasing succession situations in the Swiss primary health sector are the ideal basis to actively execute the already predefined Buy-&-Build strategy to further grow the network.”