David Degen acquires majority of shares in FC Basel Holding AG from Bernhard Burgener

Niederer Kraft Frey advised former Swiss national football player and entrepreneur David Degen on the acquisition of a majority of the shares in FC Basel Holding AG from Bernhard Burgener. FC Basel Holding AG owns 75 percent of FC Basel (FC Basel 1893 AG), 25 percent belongs to the association FC Basel 1893. FC Basel is a Swiss football club rich in tradition, which in its history has been Swiss Champion 20 times and Swiss Cup Winner 13 times.

The NKF team was led by senior associate Thomas Hochstrasser (Sports / Private Clients), working with partner Manuel Werder (Corporate/M&A) as well as partner Daniel Eisele and senior associate Daniel Antognini (both Dispute Resolution).