On 18 October 2018, Zur Rose Group AG, Europe's leading e-commerce pharmacy which is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, announced that it is acquiring the ecommerce activities of Germany's third largest online pharmacy medpex. The transaction was subject to regulatory clearances and closed on 4 January 2019.

Bär & Karrer advises medpex as Swiss legal counsel, while Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich, acts as EU legal counsel. The Bär & Karrer team includes Mariel Hoch and Fabienne Perlini-Frehner (both M&A), Thomas U. Reutter and Daniel Raun (both Capital Markets).