Rödl & Partner advises Schweizer Electronic on investment project in China


Stuttgart / Munich / Shanghai, 14 December 2017:  Rödl & Partner advised Schweizer Electronic AG on a 180 million US dollar investment project in China. On November 15th 2017, SCHWEIZER signed an investment agreement with the government of Jintan (Jiangsu Province, P.R. China). The project aims to construct a sustainable high-tech production facility for printed circuit board (PCB) and embedding solutions northwest of Shanghai. The investment volume will amount to a total of 180 million US dollars allocated in the next years. From this investment project, Schweizer expects a revenue growth up to 500 million US dollars.


In the abovementioned project, Rödl & Partner provided comprehensive support to SCHWEIZER in the field of legal, tax and business advisory, with an expert team specialized in China investments. The Rödl team advised the client on the preparation of the business plans as well as feasibility studies, tax and legal structuring as well as negotiation with local government for the investment agreement. The business and tax advisory was under the leadership of Partner Mathias Müller, the legal advisory was led by Associate Partner Jiawei Wang.

SCHWEIZER, with headquarter in Schramberg (Baden-Württemberg), is the leading manufacturer in the field of innovative PCBs for the automotive sector, especially in the areas of e-mobility, advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. In the field of embedding technologies, the company has been working for years with Infineon - the market leader for power semiconductors. With the investment in Jintan, SCHWEIZER intends to further exploit the global market potential for power electronics and embedding applications, and strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Chinese market.


Adviser Schweizer Electronic AG:

Rödl & Partner Munich – Tax and business advisory

Mathias Müller, Certified Tax Consultant (Germany), CPA (Illinois), Partner (Project Lead, Tax Structuring, Business Plan)
Katja Rösch, Senior Consultant (Business Plan)
Hui Fang, Associate (Business Plan)


Rödl & Partner Stuttgart – Legal / China Desk

Jiawei Wang, LL.M., Registered Foreign Lawyer (China), Associate Partner (Project Lead, Corporate, Contract Negotiation China)
Dr. Yanlin Xiang, Attorney at law, Senior Associate (Corporate)
Yijue Kuang, Registered Foreign Lawyer (China), Senior Associate (Investment Law)


Rödl & Partner Shanghai – Legal

Bei Li, Legal Counsel, Associate Partner (Project Lead China, Corporate, Contract Negotiation China)
Sebastian Wiendieck, Partner (Corporate)
Li Wang, Legal Counsel, Associate Partner (Corporate, Contract Negotiation China)
Yuan Zhang, Legal Counsel, Associate (Corporate)


Rödl & Partner Shanghai – Tax

Vivian Yao, Certified Tax Advisor (China), Partner (Tax China)
Frances Gu, CPA (China), Associate Partner (Tax China)
Steve Qin, Associate Partner (Tax China)


Inhouse advisor Schweizer Electronic AG:

Dr. Dirk Rissel, LL.M., General Counsel


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Mathias Müller


+49 89 9287 802 10
+49 89 9287 803 00

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Jiawei Wang, LL.M.


+49 711 7819 1432

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