Baker McKenzie advised the Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund ("Migros Group") and its start-up incubator Sparrow Ventures on its investment in Swiss start-up Revendo. Founded in Basel in 2018, Revendo is the Swiss market leader in the field of upcycling of electrical appliances, in particular mobile phones.
Baker McKenzie Switzerland advised Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund and Sparrow Ventures on all legal and tax aspects of the project and acted as lead counsel.
Led by Counsel Matthias Trautmann and Partner Alexander Fischer, the Baker McKenzie team included:
M&A: Zarina Fueglister (associate), Andrea Puricelli (associate), Raphael Schneuwly (associate), Michael Zeller (associate), all Zurich as well as Wolgang Eigner (counsel) and Markus Sacherer (associate), both Vienna
Antitrust & Competition: Roger Thomi (counsel), Zurich
Data & Technology: Johanna Moesch (associate), Zurich
Employment: Peter Reinert (partner), Andreas Becker (associate), both Zurich and Andrea Haiden (associate, Vienna)
Intellectual Property: Nadine Charrière (associate, Zurich), Martina Grama (associate, Vienna)
Tax: Susanne Liebel-Kotz (senior associate), Alexandra Garg (associate), both Zurich
Trainee lawyers Chiara Bolter, Gwendolyn Lins, Franca Steiger and Anja Keller also assisted.
Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka assisted with Croatian law matters, while MAREK PARTNERS s.r.o have been covering Slovakian law aspects.