The Firm

Ebner Stolz supports Photonics Systems Holding on the acquisition of EPP Electronic Production Partners

  • Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Group ac­qui­res 100% of the sha­res in EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners
  • EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH is a dis­tri­bu­tor of high-tech de­vices in the field of elec­tro­nics
  • Eb­ner Stolz ac­com­pa­nies tran­sac­tion with buy­side sup­port

Mu­nich, 19th No­vem­ber 2019 – The au­diting and con­sul­ting firm Eb­ner Stolz has ad­vi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Hol­ding GmbH on the ac­qui­si­tion of the EPP Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH as part of a Fi­nan­cial and Tax Due Di­li­gence as well as Tax Struc­tu­ring and SPA.

The Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group is a lea­ding firm in the field of La­ser Mi­cro­ma­chi­ning. The Group, in­clu­ding the com­pa­nies In­no­Las So­lu­ti­ons GmbH and LS La­ser Sys­tems GmbH, where Eb­ner Stolz has also ad­vi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group, de­ve­lops and pro­du­ces cu­st­omi­zed ma­chi­nes and pro­cess so­lu­ti­ons for highly pre­cise la­ser usage. The Pho­to­nics Sys­tems group supplies re­now­ned cu­st­omers in Eu­rope, Asia and the United Sta­tes and em­ploys more than 100 peo­ple at the Ger­man head­quar­ter in Krailling as well as in the United Sta­tes and Asia.

The EPP Elec­tro­nic Pro­duc­tion Part­ners GmbH is a high-tech supplier in the field of elec­tro­nics. The com­pany, head­quar­te­red in Gräfel­fing, was foun­ded in 1987 and es­ta­blis­hed a re­pu­ta­tion as a cu­st­omer-ori­en­ted, re­lia­ble and in­no­va­tive part­ner. EPP is ac­tive in sa­les of la­ser trim­ming, dry­ing ovens and op­ti­cal in­spec­tion sys­tems.

The ac­qui­si­tion strengt­hens the ac­tivi­ties of Pho­to­nics Sys­tem Group in the field of elec­tro­nics and crea­tes con­di­ti­ons for growth. The change of ow­nership is ex­pec­ted un­til the end of No­vem­ber.

As a part of the take­over of EPP, Eb­ner Stolz ad­vi­sed Pho­to­nics Sys­tems Group on a Fi­nan­cial and Tax Due Di­li­gence as well as on Tax Struc­tu­ring and SPA.

Eb­ner Stolz team: Claus Buh­mann (Part­ner Tran­sac­tion Ad­vi­sory, Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence), Ma­nuela Pointl, Ma­xi­mi­lian Mang and Flo­rian Stum­baum (all Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence) as well as Alex­an­der Eu­ch­ner (Part­ner M&A Tax, Tax Due Di­li­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring) and Chris­tian Mer­tens (Tax Due Di­li­gence)

Press Con­tact

Dr. Ul­rike Höreth
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Cor­po­rate Con­tact

Alex­an­der Eu­ch­ner
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1575

About Ebner Stolz

Eb­ner Stolz is one of the lar­gest in­de­pen­dent mid-si­zed MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has de­ca­des of in-depth ex­pe­ri­ence in au­diting, cor­po­rate fi­nance, tax ad­vice, le­gal ad­vice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. With more than 1500 em­ployees and cha­rac­te­ri­zed by a mar­ket-lea­ding po­si­tion in the mid-cap tran­sac­tion mar­ket, the sec­tor Cor­po­rate Fi­nance plays a cen­tral role wi­thin Eb­ner Stolz. The Cor­po­rate Fi­nance team pre­do­mi­nantly ad­vi­ses me­dium-si­zed in­dus­trial en­ter­pri­ses as well as Pri­vate Equity com­pa­nies and Fa­mily Of­fices in the course of na­tio­nal and in­ter­na­tio­nal tran­sac­tions.

Cross-bor­­der audi­­ting and con­­su­l­­ting as­sig­n­­ments are car­ried out with par­t­­ners of Ne­xia In­ter­na­­ti­o­­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of inde­pen­­dent con­­su­l­­ting and audi­­ting firms. With more than 700 Ne­xia of­fices worl­d­wide Eb­ner Stolz is pre­­sent in more than 120 coun­­tries.

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