Baker McKenzie advised the sellers on the sale of all shares in Walter Meier (Fertigungslösungen) AG ("WMF") to certain Swiss investors led by Kontivia Beteiligungen AG ("Kontivia"). 

WMF, founded in 1937, is a leading system integrator and automation specialist for CNC machine tools for use, inter alia, in the watchmaking and medical technology industries. WMF employs around 100 employees and is located in Bassersdorf (Canton of Zurich). 

Kontivia is an investment company based in Zurich and invests, together with selected entrepreneurial families, in medium-sized companies within Switzerland and southern Germany.

Baker McKenzie advised the sellers on all legal aspects of the transaction. 

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Alexander Fischer (partner, M&A) and Matthias Trautmann (partner, M&A) and further consisted of Kevin Ardüser (associate, M&A), Susanne Liebel-Kotz (partner, tax), Pascale Daniela Schwizer (senior associate, tax), Andreas Becker (associate, employment), and Nusrije Islami (paralegal, corporate).

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