Imprint & Disclaimer

About Geneva Capital Group AG

Geneva Capital Group SA (hereinafter referred to as "GCG") is a joint-stock company incorporated in accordance with the laws of Switzerland with its registered office at Avenue de Miremont 8 B, CH-1206 Geneva, Switzerland.

GCG can be contacted at the following Address:

Geneva Capital Group SA

Avenue de Miremont 8 B CH-1206 Geneva, Switzerland

T: +41 22 312 00 22

F: +41 22 312 00 25

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Additional company information can be found in the Imprint.

GCG is a global network of M&A, Corporate Finance and Strategy Firms. Each independent professional firm is a separate legal entity. GCG supports companies and entrepreneurs across many different countries and industries in important decisions related to M&A, strategy, corporate finance and international expansion. Therefore, GCG provides information and documentation on World Wide Web sites, such site(s) being known as the GCG Internet (hereinafter referred to as the "Website").

 

Use of the GCG Website

This website is managed by GCG for the independent member of GCG (hereinafter referred to as "Members"). If you make any use of this Website, you confirm that you agree to each of the terms and conditions set forth below. You shall not be authorised to use this Website if you do not agree with any of the terms and/or conditions set forth below.

GCG provides no financial, strategic or other professional services to clients respectively interested parties. Such services are provided solely by independent GCG Members in their respective geographic areas in their field(s) of practice. GCG and its Members are legally distinct and separate entities. They are not and nothing shall be construed to place these entities in the relationship of parents, subsidiaries, partners, joint ventures or agents. No Member of GCG has any authority (actual, apparent, implied or otherwise) to obligate or bind GCG or any other GCG Member in any manner whatsoever nor does GCG have any such authority to obligate or bind any Member.

No action should be taken or omitted to be taken in reliance upon information contained in this Website. The information contained and accessed on this site is provided by GCG or independent Members of GCG for general guidance and is intended to offer the user general information of interest. The information provided is not intended to replace or serve as substitute for any advice related to M&A Corporate Finance, Strategy and international expansion or any other professional advice, consultation or service. You should consult with a professional from an independent GCG Member in the respective area in case of need of advice and/or other services provided by such independent Member. Based on specific facts or circumstances, the application of laws and regulations may vary. No information contained in this website constitutes or should be deemed to constitute an invitation to invest or otherwise deal in the shares of GCG or an invitation by or on behalf of GCG or any of its subsidiaries to enter into a contract with other parties.

GCG makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate at the time of their creation and/or modification. However, neither GCG and/or its contract partners give any explicit or implied assurance or guarantee (including to third parties) as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information, content or materials on this website.

Based on the fundamental universal condition of the electronic communication process, GCG does not guarantee, warrant and/or offer any assurance that this Website (including its functions, contents, downloadable files, software etc.) will be uninterrupted, without delay, error-free, omission-free, or free of viruses, free of Trojan horses, similar destructive software and/or free of harmful codes which may impair the proper functioning of any software, hardware or other equipment and/or materials of the user. GCG does not guarantee, warrant and/or offer any assurance that this Website is compatible with any user's computer equipment (hardware and/or software) or network through which access to this Website is gained. GCG does further not guarantee, warrant and/or offer any assurance that the use of this Website will not lead to viruses, Trojan horses and/or similar destructive software accessing any user's computer equipment.

GCG reserves the right to make changes to the functionality or take down the website or remove or alter any content at any time without notice. Access to this Website may be interrupted or unavailable at any time, in particular during maintenance or upgrade procedures. Therefore, the information is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including accuracy, timeliness and completeness. In no event shall GCG or partners, executives, principals, agents or employees of its Members be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, consequential or other losses and/or damages of any kind (including, but not limited to, liability for loss of use, data, profits, other intangibles, the costs of procurement of substitute goods and/or services), without regard to the form of any action, including but not limited to contract, negligence or other tortuous actions, arising out of or in connection with this Website, any content on or accessed by use of this Website, or any copying, display or other use hereof even if GCG has been notified of the possibility of such loss and/or damage. All statements, information, downloadable data and files etc. on this Website are made available without liability or guarantee for their correctness, completeness, accuracy, durability, assurance of features, reliability, workability, merchantability, quality, fitness for a particular purpose, achievement of results, non-infringement of proprietary rights, absence of any deficiencies or something similar. GCG shall not be liable for any damage which a user may suffer as a result of any errors in content or arising from any virus or other destructive software. Users are responsible for ensuring that their computer equipment has appropriate security and virus protection features. The user expressly agrees that the use of this website is at his/her sole risk.

All intellectual property rights (in particular copyrights, trademark rights, design rights and patent rights) to the contents of this Website shall be reserved. As content on the site is protected by intellectual property laws (such as for instance copyright, trademark, patent laws) as well as by unfair competition laws, any unauthorised use of any materials on the site may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. Pictures, texts, graphics, computer software etc. which are contained, featured and/or downloadable on this Website may not be copied, downloaded or used in any other way unless indicated otherwise on this Website. Should a user download and/or print the materials on this Website for personal or non-commercial use, the user must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the material and the source must be indicated completely. The complete and/or partial reproduction, transmission (electronically and/or otherwise), modification, public display, performance, distribution, linking, framing or other use of this Website for any public and/or commercial purposes shall not be allowed without the prior written consent of GCG and the complete indication of the source. GCG does not grant the users of this Website any rights (in particular no intellectual property rights), except for the rights that are necessary to use this Website for purposes permitted under these conditions.

Some links on this Website refer to other websites which have been set up and are operated by third parties. Such links are provided only as a convenience to users. GCG does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. GCG explicitly disclaims any endorsement or recommendation of and guarantee or liability for such websites of third parties.

This Website is not intended for persons who are subject to a jurisdiction that prohibits the publication of and/or access to this Website (be it e.g. because of the nationality, their age, the domicile, the content of this Website or for any other reason). If you are affected by such restrictions, you may not access this Website.

 

Additional general conditions governing the Legal Disclaimer and the use of this Website

The rejection of any liability and/or responsibility regarding the Website and its content and other terms and/or conditions contained in this legal information are also applicable to all companies associated or affiliated with GCG, particularly GCG Members.

GCG reserves the right to change all and/or any of the regulations mentioned above at any time without any prior announcement. Unless explicitly indicated otherwise, the new regulations shall immediately apply to all information, indications etc. featured on the GCG Website. By continuing to use the GCG Website, you accept all changes of such regulations.

The invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction of any of these terms shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other of these terms. If any term is held to be invalid or unenforceable it shall be deemed to be amended to the minimum extent required to render such term valid or enforceable, such amendment to be determined by GCG.

The Legal Disclaimer indicated above as well as the conditions of use for the GCG website shall be governed by and are construed in accordance with Swiss substantive laws (excluding the rules of the conflict of laws) and the courts of Zurich, Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in case of any possible dispute.

 

Data Protection Policy

Data collected from users who access information, content or services published or offered on the Website (hereinafter referred to as "Website Content") is processed by GCG in its capacity as provider of the Website. Protection of the users' personal data is of great importance to GCG. Therefore, GCG handles personal data responsibly and in compliance with the applicable statutory data protection provisions and postal legislation. By using Website Content the user consents to the collection, use and disclosure of this data in accordance with the terms of this Data Protection Policy.

The web servers of GCG automatically log every visit in a temporary log file. User-specific data (such as the IP address of the requesting computer and/or device, identification data of the browser used, the operating system of the requesting computer and/or device, the amount of data transferred, the name of the Internet Service Provider, the date and time of access) and technical data (such as the name and URL of the referring web page when the Website was accessed via a link and, additionally, the search term if it was accessed via a search engine) are logged and analyzed anonymously. Additional personal data such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, employment and job title will only be asked when required to perform the services GCG provides and will only be processed if the user decides to send it to GCG, for example by filling out an online form or by sending a message to GCG via the contact forms. The data is used in particular for any (or several of) the following purposes:

  1. to enable the use of the Website Content;
  2. for internal, system-related purposes, such as technical administration and system security;
  3. for statistical purposes;
  4. in order to enable us to tailor the Website Content more closely to the user's needs through the anonymous evaluation of general user behavior;
  5. to provide online services.

The data collected and saved by GCG is treated confidentially and, using appropriate technical and organizational precautions, protected from loss or manipulation as well as from unauthorized access by third parties. GCG does not accept liability for any unauthorized access or loss of personal data that is beyond its control. Website Content may contain links to other digital solutions which are outside of GCG's control and are not covered by this Data Protection Policy. If the user accesses other digital solutions using the links provided, the operators of these digital solutions may collect information which will be used by these operators in accordance with their data protection policy.

The personal data processed is not transferred to third parties or otherwise transmitted without the user's express consent. However, GCG expressly reserves the right to pass this data on to any other company associated or affiliated with GCG. GCG will retain user's information for no longer than necessary and it will remain confidential. However, GCG expressly reserves the right to transfer personal data to governmental institutions and authorities as well as to private persons with a right thereto based on statutory regulations, court orders and/or regulatory decisions, as well as to transfer personal data to governmental institutions for the purposes of taking legal action or prosecution should GCG's legally protected rights be challenged.

For any questions regarding the processing of the user's personal data, please contact GCG at the following address: Geneva Capital Group SA, Avenue de Miremont 8 B, CH-1206 Geneva, Switzerland or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. E-mails will be in an unencrypted form and will therefore be susceptible to the security risks typically associated with such methods of communication. If the user wishes any data to be amended, blocked or deleted, the user can apply together with a copy of his/her passport or ID to the following address:

Geneva Capital Group SA

Avenue de Miremont 8 B

CH-1206 Geneva

Switzerland

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If the deletion of any data is not permitted for statutory or contractual reasons or by commercial or tax law, in particular by statutory retention periods, the data will be blocked instead of deleted.

Changes to this Data Protection Policy may be required from time to time, for example due to the ongoing development of Website Content or as a result of changes in legislation. GCG therefore reserves the right to change the Data Protection Policy at any time, with effect from a future date. Accordingly, we recommend to the user to re-read this Data Protection Policy on a regular basis.

 

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file containing data for technical session logging and enabling GCG to store information related to the user's computer and/or device for the duration of the user's use of the Website. Cookies help GCG to determine how frequently the Website is accessed as well as the number of users. Cookies also allow GCG to tailor the Website Content to the user's interests and to improve its functionality.

The web server of GCG places cookies in the memory of the user's computer and/or device. These cookies allow GCG an anonymous evaluation of general user behavior, based on the number of visitors, for the purpose of optimizing Website Content. The user can also use Website Content without cookies. However, most browsers accept cookies by default. The user can prevent the saving of each cookie, or receive a warning from the browser before a cookie is saved, by changing browser settings. Further information about these functions can be found in the help menu of the browser. Non-browser-based solutions do not offer this option. It may be that the user's use of certain functions or parts of Website Content will be restricted or blocked if the user prevent the use of cookies.

Below you will find specifically lists the cookies used on the website

Joomla CMS: Cookies generated by this CMS serve exclusively to the management and maintenance of the same. The cookies in question are generated to ensure good user's browsing session, or to manage the system log of the site, in order to prevent web attacks and provide greater security to the user. It is understood that the above cookie will be deleted when the user leaves the site, and then no data is maintained within the site.

Google Analytics: Cookies related to the analysis and monitoring of the software in question anonymously collect some data about the use of the site as page views, time spent on site etc. Also in this case no sensitive data that can connect the user to the navigation is stored, in this way respecting the privacy of the public web.

 

Locking or deleting Cookies

Users can set the computer's browser so that it accept / reject all cookies or to display a warning whenever a cookie is offered, in order to assess whether or not to accept .

The user is allowed, however ,to change the default configuration ( default ) and disable cookies ( ie block a final ), by setting the security level higher. You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser to the following addresses: Google Chrome , Mozilla Firefox , Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.

If you disable the cookies that we use, this could affect navigation on our site, or prevent you from visiting certain sections or to use certain services offered by the site.

 

Imprint

Responsibility for this website:

Geneva Capital Group SA

Avenue de Miremont 8 B

CH-1206 Geneva

Switzerland

T: +41 22 312 00 22

F: +41 22 312 00 25

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. President of the Board of Directors

Claudio G. Cocca

Company registration information: Registered company name: Geneva Capital Group SA Swiss Registration Number: CHE-116.048.102 Competent Commercial Register Office: Geneva