xFarm SA And Farm Technologies S.r.l.’s Business Combination

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to xFarm. Deloitte Financial Advisory advised xFarm e Farm Technologies.

xFarm SA and Farm Technologies Srl, companies specialized in developing digital platforms to support the agronomic management of farms, merged their respective businesses and announced the founding of xFarm Technologies SA with seat in Lugano.

With 80’000 farms and One million hectares under management, the new company is one of Europe’s most prominent agri-tech or agriculture 4.0 market players. The operation will create a company with complementary skills and resources, a leader for the digitalization of agricultural processes, capable of meeting the growing demand for technological innovation from the agri-food supply chain.

The Deloitte Legal team was led by Ubaldo Messia, Andrea Sciortino and Ida Palombella and further included Silvia Tore, Francesca Gili, Ilaria Di Majo e Alessandra Veneziano, Federica Caretta and Valentina Favero.

The Deloitte Financial Advisory team was led by partner Rossella Lehnus (Picture)and further included Nicolò Arduino, Edoardo Tamburelli, Partner Enrico Ferraresi, Gianluca Grassi, Masisa Mone.

The Bär & Karrer team included Massimo Vanotti and Sandro Gaggini (both Corporate), Rocco Rigozzi (Notarial Services) as well as Matthias Bizzarro (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Matthias Bizzarro – Bär & Karrer; Sandro Gaggini – Bär & Karrer; Rocco Rigozzi – Bär & Karrer; Massimo Vanotti – Bär & Karrer; Nicolò Arduino – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Federica Caretta – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Ilaria di Majo – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Valentina Favero – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Enrico Ferraresi – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Francesca Gili – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Gianluca Grassi – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Rossella Lehnus – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Ubaldo Messia – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Marisa Mone – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Ida Palombella – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Andrea Sciortino – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Edoardo Tamburelli – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Silvia Tore – Deloitte Tax & Legal; Alessandra Veneziano – Deloitte Tax & Legal;

Law Firms: Bär & Karrer; Deloitte Tax & Legal;

Clients: Farm Technologies S.r.l.; xFarm;