Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Forum 2023
Blurring Boundaries - Exploring the convergence of life sciences and law
CMS advised FLACHGLAS Wernberg GmbH on the sale of Flachglas Schweiz Group
Zurich, September 2023 | A team of CMS Switzerland under the lead of Partner Stefan Brunnsch­weiler and Senior Associate Samuel Felix Gang provided com­pre­hens­ive advice to FLACHGLAS Wernberg GmbH on all legal aspects regarding the sale of Flachglas (Schweiz) AG, a leading Swiss supplier of high-quality processed glass products for the construction industry, to HSBH Holding AG. The Flachglas Schweiz Group operates at two locations in Wikon (Canton Lucerne) and Gwatt near Thun (Canton Bern). The Flachglas Schweiz Group offers a wide range of glass solutions for the construction of new buildings and the renovation of existing buildings, in particular fire protection glass. For almost four decades now, the group with its ap­prox­im­ately 200 employees has been a reliable partner for high-quality glass applications and is known for the quality of its products and services.The FLACHGLAS Wernberg Group has 85 years of experience in the field of glass finishing and produces special glass at three locations in Germany, such as: railway glass, construction glass, showers and many other ap­plic­a­tions. The three locations in Germany employ ap­prox­im­ately 800 people. The sale of the Flachglas Schweiz Group enables the FLACHGLAS Wernberg Group to realise its strategic goals in order to strengthen, modernise and position the three remaining locations well for the future.The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price of the trans­ac­tion.CMS Switzer­land­Stefan Brunnsch­weiler, LL.M., Managing Partner, Head Cor­por­ate/M&ASamuel Felix Gang, LL.M., Senior As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AAnna Mast, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&A
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9th CMS Public Procurement Forum
Mark your calendar for the 9th edition of our annual event - CMS Public Procurement Forum. We cordially invite you to join our Forum providing an update on European public procurement law. It will take place in Frankfurt on Thursday, 21 September 2023 from 12:45 - 18:30 p.m. CET. The programme will cover various hot topics including ESG criteria in public procurement processes and an impact of the Foreign Subsidies Regulation on EU bidders.We will also talk about Do’s and Don’ts of submitting a successful bid. Lastly, our specialists will provide you with practical impact of recent case law of the ECJ. The event will be held in English and is free of charge.There will be the possibility to participate remotely for anyone interested in these topics, but unable to attend in per­son. Save the date and be part of annual event. Should you have any questions regarding this event, please contact us.
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