A SWISS PRINCIPAL MODEL CASE STUDY: Restructuring a Multinational Corporation to Optimize Profitability and Efficiency

A Swiss Principal Model Case Study

Owen D. Kurtin represented a public industrial technology company as lead outside counsel in staged four-year, thirty-plus country, Swiss Principal Model restructuring of worldwide governance and operations, including multiple mergers, acquisitions, issuances of new equity securities, stock transfers, recapitalizations, consolidations and conversions of domestic and non-U.S. subsidiaries and affiliates; engagement of, supervision of and collaboration with local counsel, accountants and consulting firms in each non-U.S. jurisdiction; development of inter-company and supply chain commercial protocols and agreements. The new structure will greatly enhance the company’s profitability and efficiency.