Unigestion acquires Akina to create a USD 6 billion AUM market leader in global small and mid-market Private Equity

Unigestion and Akina have announced their decision to merge their private equity businesses to create a leading specialist in global small and mid-market private equity. With USD 6 billion in assets under management and 54 dedicated professionals located in Geneva, Zurich, London, New York and Singapore, the combined business will trade under the Unigestion name. Completion of the transaction is subject to the customary regulatory approvals.

Lenz & Staehelin is advising Unigestion in this transaction. The team is led by partner Shelby R. du Pasquier (Banking and Finance) and includes partner Frédéric Neukomm (Tax) and associates Maria Chiriaeva and Matthias Späni (both Banking and Finance).

Published: 9 February 2017