Deals & Cases

Deals & Cases

September 2012

BlackRock acquires Swiss Re Private Equity Partners

BlackRock acquires Swiss Re Private Equity Partners and certain other assets constituting the private equity and infrastructure fund of funds business of Swiss Re. BlackRock and Swiss Re have also entered into a strategic alternative investment relationship agreement.

Lenz & Staehelin acted as legal adviser to BlackRock as to matters of Swiss law. The team included François Rayroux, Fedor Poskriakov, Olivier Unternaehrer, Frédéric Neukomm and Harald Bärtschi.

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