- 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)
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