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Procter & Gamble Acquires Consumer Health Business of Merck KGaA

30.11.2018 – Schellenberg Wittmer advised Procter & Gamble Switzerland on the Swiss acquisition of the Consumer Health Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

On 30 November 2018, the Procter & Gamble Company, the global consumer products industry leader, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the Consumer Health business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for USD 4.2 billion.

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as Swiss legal counsel to Procter & Gamble Switzerland and advised on the Swiss side of the transaction. The team was led by Partner Tarek Houdrouge (Corporate/M&A) and included Senior Associate Anh-Thu Pardo-Thai (Corporate/M&A) and Associate Edmond Kohler (Corporate/M&A).