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Homburger advised Oerlikon Balzers in the acquisition of Sucotec AG

On March 13, 2018, Oerlikon Balzers, a Liechtenstein-based division of OC Oerlikon AG, Pfäffikon (SWX: OERL), announced that it acquired Sucotec AG, a Swiss manufacturer specialized in chemical vapour deposition equipment for the tools market based in Langenthal. The acquisition enhances the range of products and services provided by coating specialist Oerlikon Balzers, which focuses on physical vapour deposition and plasma assisted chemical vapour deposition.

The owner-managed Sucotec AG will be integrated in Oerlikon Balzers and continue to operate under its former management from their site in Langenthal. The parties have agreed that the purchase price shall remain confidential.

Homburger advised Oerlikon Balzers in this acquisition. The Homburger team was led by partner Daniel Hasler (Corporate / M&A) and included associates Marc Hanslin (Corporate / M&A) and Roman Perrig (IP / IT) as well as junior associate Rafael Schoch (Corporate / M&A).