PwC’s Corporate Finance Team Advises Electrosuisse on Successful Transaction


PwC Corporate Finance advises Electrosuisse on the sale of its testing and certification business activities to Eurofins

Zurich | A team of PwC Switzerland led by Sascha Beer, Partner Corporate Finance / M&A, acted as lead advisor to Electrosuisse, the official specialist organization in the field of electrical engineering, power generation and information technology with c. 6’900 members in Switzerland, on the sale of its testing and certification business activities to Eurofins.

With more than EUR 2.5 billion in annual revenues and over 28,000 employees in 2016, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing a range of analytical testing services.

The sale to the international Eurofins Group reflects Electrosuisse’s response to the changing economic and political conditions as well as the increasing complexity and globalization in the testing and certification market and ensures that Swiss equipment manufactures will continue to gain access to international markets in the future.

The team 

Sascha Beer
Partner, Corporate Finance / M&A

Marc Buser
Senior Manager, Corporate Finance / M&A

Lasse Stünitz
Senior Consultant, Corporate Finance / M&A

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Sascha Beer has joined PwC in 2006 and is a Partner in the Corporate Finance/M&A group. Sascha has more than 15 years Corporate Finance experience and leads the industrial products segment within the deals group of PwC Switzerland.

Sascha Beer earned a bachelor in mechanical engineering and an executive MBA, additionally he is a certified IFRS accountant. As an attendee of the PwC global mobility programme, in 2008/09 he worked at the Corporate Finance office in Toronto, Canada.