Stephenson Harwood advises management team at SVGIM on acquisition by Hansa

Stephenson Harwood has advised the management team at investment boutique SVG Investment Managers (SVGIM) regarding its acquisition by Swiss-based international investor Hansa Aktiengesellschaft.

SVGIM has been acquired from SVG Capital, its parent company, following regulatory approval. Hansa is now the majority stakeholder in SVGIM, with the senior
management of SVGIM holding a significant minority stake. Hansa has also acquired SVG Capital’s holdings in certain SVGIM-managed funds.

The Stephenson Harwood team advised on all aspects of the deal, including negotiating the subscription and shareholders agreement. It was led by William Saunders and supported by associate Alexa Whitehead.