Implementation of the focus strategy: Sale of Schmid Rhyner completed

Zurich, March 2, 2020 – Conzzeta has reported that it has completed the sale of Schmid Rhyner, which was announced on December 20, 2019. The business unit has been sold to the specialty chemicals group Altana, headquartered in Wesel, Germany.

The change of control took place on February 28, 2020, with the corresponding deconsolidation. Jakob Rohner, CEO of Schmid Rhyner, therefore leaves the Conzzeta Executive Committee.

According to Michael Willome, Conzzeta Group CEO: “The sale of Schmid Rhyner is a first concrete step towards focusing the business portfolio on Bystronic as announced. We wish the team at Schmid Rhyner every success in commercializing its innovative product portfolio under the new management of Altana.”

In 2019, Schmid Rhyner contributed 3.2% to Conzzeta’s revenue, or 14.3% to the revenue of the Chemical Specialties segment. The transaction will result in a substantial divestment gain for the first half of 2020.



Inaugural Digital Brand Convention of MAMMUT

Seon, October 16, 2020 – Digital and open-minded as never before. At the first Digital Brand Convention next week, MAMMUT presents the new Fall/Winter 21/22 collection to a larger audience and shows how innovation, safety and responsibility as a company move the brand.



Interim information as of the end of September 2020

Zurich, October 16, 2020 – The Conzzeta Group posted net revenue of CHF 905.4 million for the first nine months of 2020. At constant exchange rates and taking changes in the scope of consolidation into account, revenue was down 11.8% on the previous year. The decline for six months had been 16.2%.


Bystronic takes full control of DNE Laser: Enhanced flexibility to deploy growth strategy

Zurich, September 30, 2020 – As part of the growth strategy for its Bystronic business unit, Conzzeta announces the signing of an equity transfer agreement to increase the participation in DNE Laser, Shenzhen, China, from 70% to 100%.