Pestalozzi advised Johnson & Johnson on its USD 20 billion acquisition of Synthes and related transactions, including Synthes' integration with DePuy to establish the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson announced the completion of the acquisition of Synthes, Inc. for a total purchase price of USD 19.7 billion in cash and stock. Synthes will now be integrated with the DePuy franchise to establish the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The completion of the Synthes acquisition creates a most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedics business. Johnson & Johnson was advised as to Swiss law by Pestalozzi.