Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken’s Acquisition Augenzentrum Brugg AG

CMS advised Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken on the deal.

Vista Klinik Holding AG in Binningen has acquired Augenzentrum Brugg AG in Brugg on 30 Juli 2021. Besides several consultation rooms the Augenzentrum Brugg has also an operating room for ophthalmic surgical procedures such as cataract and glaucoma surgery, as well as new retina operations. Vista will expand the existing glaucoma services and add retina consultations. In addition to Dr. med. Milada Keller and Dr. Miriam Adamcova, Dr. med. Iraklis Vastardis will join the team in Brugg.

Furthermore, on 15 September 2021 Vista Klinik Holding AG has taken over Augenklinik-Seefeld AG in Zurich. In addition to a vision school, all ophthalmological treatments are offered in the practice. Surgeries can be covered at the Vista eye clinics in the Zurich area. While Peter Trüb, MD, will retire at the end of 2021, Peter Schöneborn, MD, will continue his work at the Augenklinik Seefeld.

Finally, on 28 September 2021 Vista Klinik Holding AG acquired a participation in PD Dr. Eisenmann Praxis für Augenheilkunde AG in Chur. The practice on Bahnhofstrasse in Chur has two examination rooms and a vision school. The cooperation is intended to expand the range of ophthalmological services and create a regional center for ophthalmology in the Grisons capital. PD Dr. med. Dieter Eisenmann will act as Head Physician Ophthalmology/Ophthalmic Surgery as well as Medical Director of the Chur region.

The acquisitions and the participation serve to expand the geographical locations and the expert network of Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken. Founded over 30 years ago, Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken is now a leading centre of excellence for ophthalmology in Switzerland. With 20 locations in the Basel, Liestal, Brugg, Zurich, Schwyz and Chur area, Vista has a broad network of eye clinics and eye practices. At all locations, specialised ophthalmologists offer all treatments and interventions relating to the eye. In this way, Vista guarantees comprehensive and lifelong care for its patients. Forward-looking research activities and the continuous training of all employees ensure quality and sustainability at all locations.

A team of CMS Switzerland, led by partner Stefan Brunnschweiler (Picture), advised Vista Augenpraxen & Kliniken on all legal matters of the transaction. The team also included Franziska Hammer, Counsel, Corporate / M&A and Samuel Felix Gang, Associate.

Involved fees earner: Stefan Brunnschweiler – CMS von Erlach Poncet AG; Samuel Felix Gang – CMS von Erlach Poncet AG; Franziska Hammer – CMS von Erlach Poncet AG;

Law Firms: CMS von Erlach Poncet AG;

Clients: Vista Klinik Holding AG;

Author: Giulia Di Palma