November 2021

MBO team acquires Paicolex Group

Paicolex Group, a family office and trust service provider, is acquired by the management team. Ramus & Company supported the MBO team in the takeover process.


The internationally active Paicolex Management Trust AG («Paicolex Group»), headquartered in Switzerland, operates a family office and trust service business . Paicolex Group provides proactive, tailored and holistic wealth planning, governance, structuring, administration, accounting, trust and family office advisory services to global corporations and asset owners, families, family businesses and entrepreneurs. Management acquired the group from global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner («BCLP») in a management buyout («MBO»).


About Paicolex Management Trust AG 

Paicolex Group, headquartered in Küsnacht, Zurich, is an international private client financial services provider with over 35 years of experience in providing bespoke trust, corporate and family office services to high net worth individuals and families.

Paicolex Trust Management AG, the parent company of the Group, is a founding member of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Paicolex Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited, is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority to provide regulated trust and company services.

The experienced team of professionals at Paicolex Group has built an enviable reputation as private client wealth managers and administrators over nearly four decades. Their approach is based on principles: Integrity, Responsiveness, Clarity and Excellence.


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About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

BCLP is a global law firm with more than 1’400 lawyers in over 30 offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. BCLP is a fully integrated law firm, offering its clients a networked legal service. As part of a strategic realignment, the firm has decided to divest its family office and trust services business.


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Role of Ramus & Company

Ramus & Company accompanied the purchase process of the MBO team. In this capacity, Ramus & Company supported the discussions with the seller, contract negotiations and financing talks, and accompanied the transaction through to closing.

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