M&G PLC acquires majority stake in responsAbility Investments AG

Niederer Kraft Frey advised the shareholders of responsAbility Investments AG, a leader in impact investing focusing on private debt and private equity across emerging markets, on the sale of a majority stake of responsAbility Investments AG to M&G PLC. A pioneer in the impact investing space, responsAbility has more recently focused on companies with business models tied to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. responsAbility currently has approximately USD 3.7 billion of assets under management (as at year end 2021). The transaction is subject to the issuance of all necessary regulatory approvals.

The NKF Team was led by M&A partners Andreas Casutt and Manuel Werder, working with associate Binderiya Gan-Ayush and junior associate Yannik Bleiker (both M&A), partner Nicolas Birkhäuser (IP/Antitrust), senior associate Florian Louis Steiner (Regulatory) as well as partner Daniela Schmucki (Tax).