SIG Group’s CHF 213 Million Accelerated Bookbuilding

Niederer Kraft Frey advised UBS AG and Goldman Sachs International. Advestra acted as leg­al coun­sel to SIG Group.

UBS AG and Goldman Sachs International acted as Joint Global Coordinators on an accelerated bookbuilding exercise of SIG Group AG.

In connection with the transaction, 11 million new registered shares were sold in private placements to institutional investors, including qualified institutional buyers in the United States, raising gross proceeds of CHF 213.4 million.

The net proceeds from the placement will be used to partially finance the acquisitions of IPN Scholle and Evergreen Asia. Subscription rights of the existing shareholders were excluded.

SIG is a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging.

The NKF team was led by Corporate/Capital Markets partner Philippe Weber (Picture), working with senior associate Franziska Albers-Schönberg and associate Benedikt Hadorn (both Capital Markets).

The Advestra team included Sandro Fehl­mann, Thomas Reut­ter, Annina Ham­mer and Levy Corba (all Cap­it­al Markets).

Involved fees earner: Levy Corba – Advestra; Sandro Fehlmann – Advestra; Annina Ham­mer – Advestra; Thomas Reutter – Advestra; Franziska Albers-Schönberg – Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd; Benedikt Hadorn – Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd; Philippe Weber – Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd;

Law Firms: Advestra; Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd;

Clients: Goldman Sachs International; SIG Combibloc Group AG; UBS AG;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler