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CMS advised GRAPHA-Holding AG on the acquisition of POLYDATA AG

CMS advised GRAPHA-Holding AG on the acquisition of POLYDATA AG

An international team of CMS Switzerland, Austria and Germany under the lead of Stefan Brunnschweiler (CMS Switzerland) has advised GRAPHA-Holding AG, a single-family office and holding company for various industrial activities, on the acquisition of all shares in POLYDATA AG.

The POYLDATA/PIDAS Group operates in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. The expertise of the POLYDATA/PIDAS Group lies in the areas of customer service, customer experience and automation technology.

The POYDATA/PIDAS Group covers the entire range of the value chain, with its own software products as well as a comprehensive IT service and support. In addition, its newly formed subsidiary swiss moonshot AG, develops and distributes a cloud-based software platform for chatbots, business automation and artificial intelligence under the brand name "aiaibot". The POLYDATA/PIDAS Group currently employs approximately 350 people in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.

CMS Schweiz

  • Stefan Brunnschweiler, LL.M., Lead, Global Head der CMS Corporate/M&A Gruppe
  • Mark Cagienard, LL.M., Partner, Tax
  • Dr Dirk Spacek, LL.M., Partner, IP/IT
  • Samuel Felix Gang, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Dr Miryam Meile, Associate, Employment
  • Seraina Kihm, Associate, Real Estate

CMS Österreich

  • Dr Alexander Rakosi, LL.M., Partner, Corporate/M&A
  • Dr Jens Winter, Partner, Employment
  • Dr Gabriela Staber, LL.M., Partnerin, IP/IT
  • Dr Sibylle Novak, Partnerin, Tax
  • Dr Johannes Hysek, Partner, Real Estate
  • Dr Bernt Elsner, Partner, Head der CMS Public Procurement Gruppe
  • Florian Mayer, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Marie-Christine Lidl, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Christoph Birner, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Marco Selenic, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Dr Dominik Stella, Associate, Employment
  • Daniel Kropf, Associate, Tax
  • Miriam Baierl, Associate, Property & Procurement
  • Vanessa Horaceck, Associate, Competition
  • Mariella Kapoun, Associate, Real Estate
  • Dr Johannes Scharf, Associate, Data Protection

CMS Deutschland

  • Dr Hendrik Hirsch, Partner, Corporate/M&A
  • Dr Thomas Hirse, Partner, IP/IT
  • Jörg Schrade, Partner, Tax
  • Christian Schubert, Of Counsel, Corporate/M&A
  • Philippe Heinzke, LL.M., Counsel, IP/IT
  • Maxine Notstain, Associate, Corporate/M&A
  • Robert Steiniger, LL.M. oec., Associate, IP/IT
  • Dr Johanna M. Hofmann, LL.M., Associate, IP/IT
  • Isabella Denninger, Senior Associate, Tax
  • Albert Fischer, Senior Consultant, Real Estate
  • Edris Trabzadah, LL.M., Consultant, Employment

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