Swisscanto’s Investment in GetYourGuide


Pestalozzi advises Swisscanto’s new CHF150 million growth fund on its investment in GetYourGuide via a secondary transaction

The growth fund of Swisscanto Invest, launched in mid-December 2018 by Zürcher Kantonalbank, started funding activities by making its first investment via a secondary transaction in GetYourGuide, the ETH spin-off offering a B2C market place for travel activities. Pestalozzi advised Swisscanto on this transaction.

The Pestalozzi team included Beat Schwarz (Partner Corporate/M&A, in picture), Lorenza Ferrari Hofer (Partner IP/TMT), Goran Studen (Associate Corporate/M&A), Adam Weibel (Associate Corporate/M&A), Sarah Drukarch (Associate IP/TMT), Lorenzo Baldassarre (Junior Associate Corporate/M&A) and Magda Aref (Junior Associate Corporate/M&A).

Involved fees earner: Magda Aref – Pestalozzi; Lorenzo Baldassarre – Pestalozzi; Sarah Drukarch – Pestalozzi; Lorenza Ferrari Hofer – Pestalozzi; Beat Schwarz – Pestalozzi; Goran Studen – Pestalozzi; Adam Weibel – Pestalozzi;

Law Firms: Pestalozzi;

Clients: Swisscanto Holding Ltd.;