IFBC supported the company as a financial advisor during the entire financing process, including the development of the financing concept, the negotiations with potential investors and finally the successful closing of the credit facilities and the bond issuance.
As a private group of companies with over 125 years of tradition, WWZ reliably supplies the population and economy in the canton of Zug and surrounding regions with energy, telecommunications, water and e-mobility.
IFBC was mandated by Groupe E to perform a valuation of EW Goms to assess the financial conditions of the planned capital increase. The valuation was performed by applying the sum-of-the-parts approach.
Groupe E is a leading Swiss energy company that offers a wide range of energy products and services in different areas together with the companies in the group.
In late March 2021, the Swiss affiliate of the global pharmaceutical company Takeda successfully divested part of its home delivery business to a Swiss partner who will provide these services on behalf of Takeda in the future. The divestment also included an existing Pharmacy serving part of a German-speaking region of Switzerland.
IFBC acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Takeda during the entire transaction process. IFBC supported Takeda in preparing and structuring the transaction, conducted a meaningful buyer approach, coordinated the due diligence, and supported the contract negotiations.
Takeda is a global, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan. Takeda focuses on four therapeutic areas: oncology, rare genetic and hematology, neuroscience, and gastroenterology. Over 50’000 Takeda employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with partners in health care in more than 70 countries.
IFBC was engaged by EnAlpin AG to review the methodological correctness of the profitability tool for assessing investments in the solar and heat contracting business and the assumed cost of capital.
EnAlpin AG, headquartered in Visp, is company with its own power plants and participations. The company is part of the Energiedienst Group (Energiedienst Holding AG) and covers the Swiss market with a focus on the canton of Valais.
IFBC was mandated by Primeo Energie to analyse the financing of its segments and to develop recommendations for the appropriate financing ratios.
Primeo Energie develops energy solutions for private and business clients, utilities, cities, and municipalities. The Group operates along the entire value chain, from production and trading to distribution and sales.
IFBC has been mandated by the management of Sipro to prepare the valuation of its 40% stake in the rolling mill Laminoirs des Landes S.A.S., Tarnos to assess its recoverability. The work included the valuation applying the DCF approach, the performance of a sensitivity analysis as well as a plausibility check of the results.
The SIPRO Group has been operating successfully in the steel business for more than 50 years. The focus is on the distribution of various steel products. Steel products from Italian steel producers are primarily marketed through various distribution companies.
IFBC was engaged as financial advisor by Edisun Power to assist them in the elaboration and evaluation of strategic options for the long-term development of the company – while taking into account the long-term growth and diversification goals.
Edisun Power has been active in the field of solar power production since 1997, and is one of the most successful companies in the Swiss solar energy sector.
IFBC prepared a financial opinion for Colosseum Dental Group AG on the financial adequacy of the value of a subsidiary.
The Colosseum Dental Group is a leading pan-European dentistry group. The main owner of Colosseum Dental is Jacobs Holding AG.
IFBC supported the restructuring of Unisto’s name badges producing and distributing business unit. Various strategic alternatives for the business unit were assessed and their implementation was subsequently supported. As a result, Unisto will focus on its core activities in the future.
Unisto is a leading company in the fields of brand profiling, security seals and digital security solutions. Founded in 1926, Unisto, based in Horn (Canton Thurgau), today employs over 600 people worldwide.
IFBC was engaged by Sonova to assess the underlying cost of capital rates as well as the applied model for the valuation of the subsidiaries in the context of STAF in terms of best practice and to confirm the correct implementation. As part of the review, the planning assumptions made had to be checked for plausibility from an external perspective.
The Sonova Group is the world’s leading provider of hearing instruments. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
IFBC valued selected intangible assets for SingularDTV. The valuation led to an increase in SingularDTV management’s financial visibility for the upcoming further development of the company.
SingularDTV is a pioneer in the decentralised entertainment industry and in raising funds through an initial coin offering.
IFBC was engaged by the board of directors of Aryzta AG to prepare a Fairness Opinion assessing the public tender offer of an investor. As a qualified evaluator pursuant to Article 30(6) Takeover Ordinance, IFBC is suitably qualified to prepare Fairness Opinions.
Aryzta is a global company and market leader specialized in bakery products.