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Schellenberg Wittmer advises XING in its acquisition of BuddyBroker

14 April 2016

German TecDAX-listed XING AG, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, has acquired BuddyBroker AG, the owner and operator of eqipia - the leading technology for intelligent employee referrals in Switzerland. Both founders will stay on board to drive the product's further development.

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as lead counsel to XING AG. The team consisted of partners Lorenzo Olgiati (corporate/M&A, overall lead) and Roland Mathys (IP, IT, data protection), counsel Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer (employment) as well as associates Kaspar Theiler and Zlatina Iliev (both corporate/M&A). XING's legal team comprised of Kai-K. Hollensteiner (General Counsel, deal lead) and Felix Lasse (IP, IT, data protection).

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