Cawood Scientific’s Acquisition of Innovative Environmental Services (IES)

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Cawood Scientific. Walder Wyss advised IES’ shareholders in this transaction.

Cawood Scientific, UK’s leading independent scientific group, announced the acquisition of Innovative Environmental Services (IES), a leading provider of scientific studies and safety testing for various product markets including agrochemicals, biocides, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.

The Bär & Karrer team included Christoph Neeracher (Picture), Philippe Seiler, Isabelle Stalder and Dominique Nguyen (all M&A), Susanne Schreiber and Elena Kumashova (both Tax), Tobias Rebmann (Antitrust/IP), Rehana Harasgama (Data Protection), Micha Schilling and Faton Aliu (both Financing), Rocco Rigozzi and Kilian Müller (both Real Estate), as well as Laura Widmer and Fanny Sutter (both Employment).

The Walder Wyss team was led by Robert von Rosen (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Katja Schott-Morgenroth (Partner, Corporate, Notary Public), Jonas Knechtli (Managing Associate, Employment), Michelle Bruni (Senior Associate, Tax), and Adrienne M. N. Strahm (Associate, Corporate).

Involved fees earner: Faton Aliu – Bär & Karrer; Rehana Harasgama – Bär & Karrer; Elena Kumashova – Bär & Karrer; Kilian Müller – Bär & Karrer; Christoph Neeracher – Bär & Karrer; Dominique Nguyen – Bär & Karrer; Tobias Rebmann – Bär & Karrer; Rocco Rigozzi – Bär & Karrer; Micha Schilling – Bär & Karrer; Susanne Schreiber – Bär & Karrer; Philippe Seiler – Bär & Karrer; Isabelle Stalder – Bär & Karrer; Fanny Sutter – Bär & Karrer; Laura Widmer – Bär & Karrer; Adrienne Strahm – Lenz & Staehelin; Michelle Bruni – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Jonas Knechtli – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Katja Schott-Morgenroth – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Robert von Rosen – Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Law Firms: Bär & Karrer; Lenz & Staehelin; Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Clients: Cawood Scientific; Innovative Environmental Services (IES) Ltd;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler