Successful Deals with PwC: WatchBox, the global leader in collectible luxury timepieces, announces a majority investment in independent watch manufacture De Bethune.

WatchBox, the global leader in collectible luxury timepieces, announces a majority investment in independent watch manufacture De Bethune.

De Bethune is an independent Swiss watch manufacturer, established in 2002, located in L'Auberson (Vaud). De Bethune employs nearly 40 people and focus on the research and development of technical and aesthetic innovations in the spirit of the great master watchmakers of the 18th century. Its philosophy combines classic watchmaking skills and craftsmanship with a contemporary technical process.

WatchBox has championed the work of contemporary watchmakers and independent brands. This investment heightens its commitment to the independent watchmaking segment and will enable De Bethune to fulfil its long-term vision in a time the company is experiencing unprecedented growth.

The PwC Deals team supported Watchbox with financial, legal, IP and tax due diligence services


The PwC team

Financial
  • André Maeder
  • Mathieu Gravier
  • Jeremy Finkel
  • Loïc Cayssol
Legal and IP
  • Benjamin Fehr
  • Annina Grob
  • Kayané Koese
  • Natascha Tsalas
  • Ombeline Hischier
Tax
  • Cédric Bignens
  • Martina Walt
  • Morad Laqtaibi
  • Barbara Hoop
  • Morris Ornstein

 

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André  Maeder

André Maeder

Partner, Advisory, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 91 54