MTH Retail Group’s acquisition of OWiba Group from Migros

MTH Retail Group Holding GmbH (MTH) announced that it has reached an agreement with Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund to acquire OWiba Group.

The closing of the acquisition is subject to certain conditions and the approvals of the competent authorities.

OWiba AG together with its subsidiaries, Iba AG, Office World AG and Tramondi Büro AG, is a leading retailer for office supplies and office furniture in Switzerland. OWiba Group operates 24 stores in Switzerland and has approximately 400 employees. OWiba Group generated a total turnover of about CHF 180 m in the fiscal year 2016.

The parties have agreed to keep the details of the transaction confidential.

Homburger advised MTH on the deal with a team led by partner Daniel Hasler (Corporate | M&A, in picture) and included partner Franz Hoffet (Competition | Regulatory), associates Sergio Bortolani and Kevin M. Hubacher as well as associates Nadine Wahlquist (all Corporate | M&A), Sévérine Frunz (IP | IT) and junior associate Claudine Schär (Corporate | M&A).

Involved fees earner: Daniel Hasler – Homburger; Sergio Bortolani – Homburger; Kevin Hubacher – Homburger; Nadine Wahlquist – Homburger; Claudine Schär – Homburger; Franz Hoffet – Homburger; Sévérine Frunz – Homburger;

Law Firms: Homburger;

Clients: MTH Retail Group Holding GmbH;

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