Datwyler’s Acquisition of QSR Group

Baker McKenzie advised Datwyler on the deal.

Datwyler signed a contract to acquire the US company QSR from Q Holding and its private equity owner, 3i.

QSR develops and produces system-critical seals and components for electrical connectors for safeguarding connectivity in harsh environments. 

The Baker McKenzie team was led by partner Alexander Fischer (Picture) together with Alexander Blaeser (partner, M&A, Zurich) and Matthias Trautmann (counsel, M&A, Zurich). Baker McKenzie Switzerland: Boris Wenger (partner, Competition & Antitrust), Nadine Bosshard (associate, IP), Zarina Füglister (associate, M&A), Eva Kriechbaumer (associate, M&A), Sandra Marmy-Brändli (associate, IP), Meera Rolaz (associate, Antitrust), Vinzenz Sutter (associate, M&A) and Eric Schreiner (paralegal). Baker McKenzie Austria, Germany and London: Phelim O’Doherty (partner London, M&A), Nicolas Kredel (partner Germany, Antitrust & Competition), Anita Lukaschek (counsel Austria, Competition), Florian Kotman (associate Germany, Antitrust & Competition) and Elliot Ryan (associate London). Baker McKenzie Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong & Fenxunlaw: Howard Wu (partner, M&A), Alexander Gong (partner, Real Estate), Grace Tso (partner, M&A), Zheng Zhou (partner, IP), Di Wu (associate, M&A), Frank Pan (senior counsel, Tax), Laura Liu (senior counsel, Antitrust), Xi Chen, Maggie Wang, Chen Cici, Tina Li, Julien Wang, Tammy Tang, Luis Zhang, Emma Chen, Lei Ye, Henry Chen, Joel Cheung, Alvin Li, Bertha Ho, Katherine Tong, Harrods Wong, Ken Ng and Vivian Choi. Baker McKenzie North America: Michael J. Fieweger (partner, M&A), Thomas Hughes (partner, M&A), Kimberly Franko (partner, Employment & Compensation), Alison Stafford Powell (partner, Compliance & Investigations), Geoff Martin (partner, Compliance & Investigations), John Fedele (partner, Antitrust), Christopher Guldberg (partner, Employment & Compensation), Patricia McDonald (partner, Tax), Douglas Sanders (partner, Litigation), Brian Zurawski (partner, Transactional), Elizabeth Ebersole (partner, Employment), William Rowe (partner, M&A), Adam Aft (partner, M&A), Meghan Hamilton (associate, M&A), Brian Lee (associate, Banking & Finance), Matthew McCarthy (associate, Banking & Finance), Taylor Parker (associate, M&A), Rachel Gray (associate, M&A), Tariq Akeel (associate, M&A), Stephanie Onyekwere (associate, M&A), Jonathan Susko (associate, M&A), William Shields (associate, Litigation), Danielle Lawrence (associate, Employment & Compensation), Sarah Swain (associate, Real Estate) and Daniel Graulich (associate, Antitrust & Competition). Baker McKenzie Latin America: Luis Amado-Cordova (partner, Antitrust & Competition), Carlos Vela-Treviño (partner, Technology and Communications), Lorenzo Ruiz de Velasco-Beam (partner, Banking & Finance), Alejandra Muriel-Vizcaino (associate, Banking & Finance), Daniel Villanueva-Plasencia (associate, IP), Herman Gutierrez-Penuelas (associate, M&A) and Eugenia Barrutia (associate, Employment & Compensation).

Involved fees earner: Adam Aft – Baker McKenzie; Tariq Akeel – Baker McKenzie; Luis Amado-Cordova – Baker McKenzie; Eugenia Barrutia – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Blaeser – Baker McKenzie; Nadine Bosshard – Baker McKenzie; Xi Chen – Baker McKenzie; Henry Chen – Baker McKenzie; Joel Cheung – Baker McKenzie; Vivian Choi – Baker McKenzie; Chen Cici – Baker McKenzie; Elizabeth Ebersole – Baker McKenzie; John Fedele – Baker McKenzie; Michael Fieweger – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Fischer – Baker McKenzie; Kimberly Franko – Baker McKenzie; Zarina Füglister – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Gong – Baker McKenzie; Daniel Graulich – Baker McKenzie; Rachel Gray – Baker McKenzie; Christopher Guldberg – Baker McKenzie; Herman Gutierrez-Penuelas – Baker McKenzie; Meghan Hamilton – Baker McKenzie; Bertha Ho – Baker McKenzie; Thomas Hughes – Baker McKenzie; Florian Kotman – Baker McKenzie; Nicolas Kredel – Baker McKenzie; Eva Kriechbaumer – Baker McKenzie; Danielle Lawrence – Baker McKenzie; Brian Lee – Baker McKenzie; Tina Li – Baker McKenzie; Alvin Li – Baker McKenzie; Laura Liu – Baker McKenzie; Anita Lukaschek – Baker McKenzie; Sandra Marmy Brändli – Baker McKenzie; Geoff Martin – Baker McKenzie; Matthew McCarthy – Baker McKenzie; Patricia McDonald – Baker McKenzie; Alejandra Muriel-Vizcaino – Baker McKenzie; Ken Ng – Baker McKenzie; Phelim O’Doherty – Baker McKenzie; Frank Pan – Baker McKenzie; Taylor Parker – Baker McKenzie; Meera Rolaz – Baker McKenzie; William Rowe – Baker McKenzie; Lorenzo Ruiz de Velasco – Baker McKenzie; Elliot Ryan – Baker McKenzie; Douglas Sanders – Baker McKenzie; William Shields – Baker McKenzie; Alison Stafford Powell – Baker McKenzie; Jonathan Susko – Baker McKenzie; Vinzenz Sutter – Baker McKenzie; Sarah Swain – Baker McKenzie; Tammy Tang – Baker McKenzie; Katherine Tong – Baker McKenzie; Matthias Trautmann – Baker McKenzie; Grace Tso – Baker McKenzie; Carlos Vela-Trevino – Baker McKenzie; Daniel Villanueva-Plasencia – Baker McKenzie; Maggie Wang – Baker McKenzie; Julien Wang – Baker McKenzie; Boris Wenger – Baker McKenzie; Harrods Wong – Baker McKenzie; Howard Wu – Baker McKenzie; Di Wu – Baker McKenzie; Lei Ye – Baker McKenzie; Luis Zhang – Baker McKenzie; Zheng Zhou – Baker McKenzie; Brian Zurawski – Baker McKenzie; Emma Chen – FenXun Partners; Stephanie Onyekwere – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; FenXun Partners; Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Dätwyler Holding AG;