Homburger advised Cerberus Capital Management and Covis Pharma B.V., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, in connection with the sale of Covis Pharma to funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. Covis Pharma is headquartered in the Netherlands and has branch operations in Switzerland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction closed in March 2020.
Homburger acted as Swiss counsel to Cerberus and Covis Pharma. The team was led by partner Dieter Gericke (Corporate | M&A) and comprised partner Gregor Bühler (IP | IT) as well as associates Daniel Häusermann and Christophe Chatelanat (both Corporate | M&A), Carola Winzeler (IP | IT), Nina Rabaeus (Employment and Executive Compensation), David Borer (Banking and Finance) and Céline Martin (Tax).