After the successful merger of two Swiss companies, which are active in the development of nutrition technologies, the attorneys of BHP performed a due diligence of the merged company (merger as per art. 3 lit. a. of the Swiss Federal Merger Act) with regard to the acquisition (share deal) by a German nutrition corporation. The negotiations concerning the exact terms of the purchase agreement between the German buyer and the Swiss sellers were suspended after the parties did not reach an agreement. However, the negotiations might be resumed in 2019.