Bär & Karrer advises bookrunners on Basilea deal

Basilea has successfully placed CHF200m 2.75% convertible bonds due 022. The bonds provide a share settlement option and were issued at 100% of their principal amount. The convertible bonds will mature on 23 December 2022 at 100% of their principal amount unless previously redeemed, converted or repurchased and cancelled. JP Morgan Securities plc and UBS AG acted as Joint Bookrunners in this transaction.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal adviser to the Joint Bookrunners. The team included Thomas U. Reutter, Roland Truffer, Daniel Heiniger, Annette Weber and Anouk Hirt (all Capital Markets) as well as Susanne Schreiber and Andreas Steffen (both Tax).