CMS SUPPORTS ABB ON ITS COMPLETION OF THE ACQUISITION OF KEYMILE'S COMMUNICATION NETWORKS BUSINESS

18/09/2017

Zurich – ABB has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of the mis-sion-critical communication business of the KEYMILE Group, a leading manufacturer of mission-critical and broadband telecommunication solutions, with installations across 100 countries.

An international team of CMS Switzerland, Germany, Austria, UK, Brazil and Singapore under the lead of Stefan Brunnschweiler has advised ABB on all matters of the transaction.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees.

CMS Switzerland

Stefan Brunnschweiler, Lead and Relationship Partner Switzerland ABB, Corporate/M&A

Marquard Christen, Partner, Competition

Andrea Ferchl, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Anna Tomaschek, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Florian Jung, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Dr Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser, Counsel, IP

Mauro Nicoli, Associate, Competition

Marion Wyler, Associate, Competition

CMS Germany

Dr Thomas Meyding, Relationship manyPartner Germany ABB

Dr Peter Baisch, Lead Partner Germany, Corporate/M&A

Dr Alexandra Schluck-Amend, Partner, Insolvency

Dr Achim Lindemann, Partner, Employment

Kai Neuhaus, Partner, Competition

Dr Klaus Ikas, Partner, IP

Anna-Maria Cardinale-Koc, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Anna Schwarzer, Associate, Insolvency

Nicolas Kreuzmann, Associate, Insolvency

CMS Austria

Dr Dieter Zandler, Partner, Competition

Caroline Schmidt, Associate, Corporate/M&A

CMS UK

Martin Mendelssohn, Partner, Corporate/M&A

Farrah Kiyani, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Jonathan Groom, Associate, Real Estate

CMS Brazil

Ted Rhodes, Partner, Corporate/M&A

CMS Singapore

Andrew Stott, Partner, Corporate/M&A

Mun Yi Lee, Associate, Corporate/M&A