Leading Global Law Firm Baker McKenzie advised Swiss Real Estate investor Fundamenta Real Estate AG on the its capital increase. The increase was successfully implemented by issuing 4,730,880 new shares at a subscription price of CHF 14.50 per share. Following the successful placement, the equity base was substantially expanded with net proceeds of around CHF 65.8 million.
Fundamenta Real Estate AG is one of the few listed stock corporations in the Swiss market that specializes exclusively in residential real estate in the mid-price segment.
The new shares were subscribed for both as part of a rights offering to existing shareholders and through a partial underwriting. In the partial underwriting, existing shareholders, among others, have significantly subscribed for new shares. Furthermore, the company succeeded in expanding its shareholder base with well-known new investors.
The net proceeds from the capital increase are to be used to acquire further real estate investments in accordance with the investment regulations of the company, for targeted investments in connection with the development of real estate already in the company's portfolio.
Baker McKenzie advised Fundamenta on its capital increase, with a team including Samuel Marbacher, Marcel Giger, Merens Derungs and Benedikt Rutscheidt.