The Priora group closed a block trade transaction involving the acquisition of a large minority stake in the Swiss listed Galenica AG. Priora disclosed a 10% interest
in Galenica whose market capitalization is CHF 7.5 billion.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Priora. The team included Ralph Malacrida, Micha Schilling (both M&A), Mani Reinert (Competition), Daniel Lehmann (Tax)
and Florian Roth (M&A).

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